Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

Concept   The North Sea Region (NSR) contains 22 million houses built in 1950-1985 that are causing 79 Mton CO2 of emissions annually. Current home renovations are being carried out on a limited-scale and many are not to nZEB standard, with three consequences:   - The pace of renovations is too low.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept    Increasing the share of renewable energy by accelerating the roll-out of demand-driven smart grids delivering low temperature heating and cooling to NWE cities   The D2GRIDS project aims to develop 5th generation urban heating and cooling networks (5G DHC) in Europe.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Bamboo always has been a basic construction material in tropical latitudes. But generally it has been used for inexpensive shacks, stalls, fences, scaffolding and sunscreens. If not treated, bamboo is highly susceptible to fire and naturally degrades within two or three years, because insects and fungi rapidly devour the sugar-and-starch-rich sap inside the canes.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2019
Type: News

The main objective of the conference is to contribute to sustainable development through dissemination of advanced knowledge which is based on research results and developments in the fields of concrete structures and associated technologies.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2019
Type: News

This World Green Building Week, we’re #BuildingLife and exploring how we can create a green, healthy and climate resilient built environment for all.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2019
Type: Ereignis

Climate change is already underway, and some dangerous consequences include warmer average temperatures and severe and frequent heat waves.   The recent heat waves, which set new temperature records in Europe, has shown that Western, Central and Nordic cities are more vulnerable to heat stress than those already facing heat regularly in the Southern Europe.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Ereignis

Concept   HESMOS will achieve an industry-driven holistic approach for sustainable optimisation of energy performance and emissions (CO2) reduction through integrated design and simulation, while balancing investment, maintenance and reinvestment costs.   Objective and Methodology  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Link

The goal of the Perlita Project is to show a new path for low energy consumption buildings in Los Angeles and in Southern California through realistic, affordable and reproducible solutions.   The main focus was the energy efficiency. We followed the PassiveHouse standard path, which is the leading international low energy building standard with more than 85,000 buildingsaround the globe in all climate zones, to deliver ahigh level of comfort with very low energy consumption.  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Fall

Climats chauds : de quoi parle-t-on ?   La zone climatique chaude considérée dans le cadre de ce dossier correspond peu ou prou aux régions du monde dont le climat est, au sens de la classification de Köppen, un climat soit équatorial, soit de mousson, soit de savane, soit désertique chaud, soit semi-aride chaud.   Ce choix de périmètre tient en premier lieu au fait que les régions chaudes concentrent une importante part de la population mondiale :
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: News

Description générale:   Situé sur un ancien site de Belgacom, devenu terrain en friche, le bâtiment dédié au durable s'élèvera sur deux étages le long de la rue Dieudonné Lefèvre. Au rez-de-chaussée, les ateliers (sur 5.000 m2) ; et à l'étage, les espaces liés aux incubateurs d'entreprises (sur 2.500 m2).   
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Fall