Deep renovation: paradigm and technology packages for historic and existing residential building cases

The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

The English city is renaturing itself, hence becoming more resilient to climate change and improving citizens’ quality of life. A decisive contribution comes from a series of nature-based solutions recently installed as part of the European project URBAN GreenUP  
Post date: 22 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

This promotional brochure of Task 59 IEA-SHC highlights the project structure, the organizational details and the project´s objectives, which are the following:
Post date: 18 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

Organized every 2 years, during years with no Indoor Air conference, Healthy Buildings conferences bridge the gap between science and profession, making it one of the most influential conferences on best-practice sustainable solutions for the indoor environment.   We are planning a truly wonderful technical and social programme in Oslo, sharing with you the midsummer delights of this beautiful harbour city with midnight twilight, in one of world's most sustainable cities.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

Summer newsletter of project Task 59 is out!   The contents are the following:  
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Type: News

Development of a novel and ecologic mortar based on nanoparticles of lime and organic additives for the repair of Built Heritage and new construction Project description Research for durability improvement in cultural heritage buildings  
Post date: 4 Sep 2020
Type: Link

Smart Textiles for RETrofitting and Monitoring of Cultural Heritage Buildings This project aims to develop novel techniques using smart multifunctional materials for the combined seismic-plus-energy retrofitting, and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of the European cultural heritage buildings (CHB). The need for upgrading the existing old and CHB is becoming increasingly important for the EU countries, due to:  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

NOvel TImber CompositEs for Energy and seismic Upgrading of Buildings
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Promoting Energy efficiency & Developing Innovative Approaches in schools Large-scale energy renovations of school buildings have a high perceived investment risk, while the many actors involved deem the endeavour an even more complex procedure. The importance of energy renovation of buildings has been addressed by National (NEEAP, NECP) and EU (EPBD, Green Deal) policies. PEDIA was conceived for removing legal, administrative, technical, and market barriers, eliminating the existing fragmentation through the achievement of the following objectives:  
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Link

This year, the 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place online for the very first time! The con­fer­en­ce will run from 20 Septem­ber to 8 Oc­to­ber 2020 and includes a multitude of lectures, workshops and building tours! All ses­sions will be re­cor­ded and can be ac­cessed again after the con­fer­en­ce between 10 Oc­to­ber and 1 Novem­ber 2020. You can now dis­cov­er the pro­gramme here.   
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: News

IEA EBC Annex 75 Cost-effective Building Renovation at District Level Combining Energy Efficiency & Renewables: 6th Expert Meeting   September 22-24, 2020 Remote Meeting, in replacement of the foreseen live meeting Zurich Switzerland   The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 3 Aug 2020
Type: Ereignis