Public and non residential buildings

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The iPHA Community Meet Ups are a series of free, digital events every second Monday at 9pm CEST. They feature a short talk by a Passive House expert from the iPHA network, followed by time for a discussion. Hosted via GoToMeeting, the meet ups provide the international Passive House community with a place to catch up during this increased time in home office.  
Post date: 29 Mai 2020
Type: Ereignis

The European Green Deal sets out the ambition to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050, in particular through a ‘renovation wave’. Energy Efficiency Services will play a key role in delivering this by offering turnkey packages of expertise, resources and financing to unlock opportunities that may otherwise remain untapped. A 2019 update to a survey conducted biennially by the QualitEE project, revealed that the lack of trust and information remain significant barriers to uptake of such services.
Post date: 25 Mai 2020
Type: News

The architect firm Snøhetta, in collaboration with Arctic Adventures of Norway, Asplan Viak and Skanska, has designed “Svart”, the world’s first Plus Energy hotel in a Northern climate.
Post date: 25 Mai 2020
Type: Fall

In Europe, 90% of our daily lives are spent indoors. We live, learn and work in buildings, and the environments within and around our buildings have a strong influence on our productivity, health and overall well-being.  
Post date: 21 Mai 2020
Type: Publication

Le bois, en tant que matériau, est au cœur de l'industrie de la construction. En plus de ses excellentes performances, le bois est une ressource renouvelable, pourvu qu’il soit issu de forêts gérées durablement. Partons à la découverte de ce matériau tendance à plus d’un titre, cette ressource hors du commun.   Pourquoi choisir le bois et à quelles conditions ?  
Post date: 20 Mai 2020
Type: News

BPIE – The Buildings Performance Institute Europe has published an analysis of the economic opportunity for Europe’s building sector, which could help mitigate economic damage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post date: 20 Mai 2020
Type: News

What can you learn when scrolling newsletter no. 2? ♠ Stay informed and join the discussion ♣ Reap the benefits of the EPB Center services e.g.       ⇒ EPB Center guide on how to fill in National Annexes or National Data Sheets       ⇒ Editable Annexes A/B of (EN) ISO 52000-1, 52003-1, 52010-1, 52016-1 and 52018-1       ⇒ National Annexes examples from various countries ♥ EPB Standards Explained (short introductory videos on specific subjects)
Post date: 19 Mai 2020
Type: News

Looking to respond constructively to the COVID-19 pandemic, many architects have turned to what they know best: design and innovation. The new restrictions placed on society have been a catalyst to rethink much of what we take for granted in the built environment. The way the world has adapted to this new lifestyle may forecast new normals following the COVID-19 outbreak.  
Post date: 19 Mai 2020
Type: News

The RenoZEB Platform is a web-based environment where different actors and software tools can work together managing a renovation project, sharing the data and the BIM models, centralizing the files, assigning tasks. Moreover, it allows for setting targets and KPI objectives, managing renovation alternatives and automatically connecting to external tools for importing indicators and results which cannot be directly calculated by the platform.  
Post date: 19 Mai 2020
Type: Tool

The eTEACHER video is the results of almost three years of work from 12 partners all over Europe and the combination of different skills and knowledge. Our mascot will show you the work done, the results achieved and those expected in the future.  
Post date: 19 Mai 2020
Type: News