In 2011, a detached house built in Mühltal outside Darmstadt in the 1970s became the first of its kind to be restored and converted into an ‘surplus energy’ house complete with electric vehicle technology. Following the redevelopment, the building generates more energy than it requires. But this was not achieved by cramming the house full of new technology. It adheres to the highest interior standards and has a classic, timeless feel about it.
Post date: 4 Μαρ 2020
'Building the future - sustainably' is the slogan of the upcoming 24th annual International Passive House Conference in Germany´s capital Berlin this coming September 20-21, 2020
Post date: 27 Φεβ 2020
CA-EED Plenary Meeting will be taking place from 18th - 19th March 2020 in Berlin, Germany
For more information, please follow this link: http://www.ca-eed.eu/
EED - Overview
Post date: 24 Φεβ 2020
When Elobau conducted a study for its new production building, one key consideration was its energy vision: that if possible, the new facility should rely entirely on renewable energy. The brief was not just to see if it would be possible to achieve a positive primary energy rating, but also to be as autonomous as possible in terms of heating, cooling and electricity.
Post date: 10 Φεβ 2020
Built in 2019, the Eisbärhaus was designed as a passive building comprising two units. Building materials were selected according to guidelines provided by the Austrian environmental association Umweltverband Vorarlberger Gemeindehaus. All exterior walls consist of wooden timbers treated with cellulose to provide thermal insulation (layer thickness: 42cm).
Post date: 5 Φεβ 2020
With an ambitious EU Green Deal on the table, providing secure, affordable and low carbon energy stays high on the priority list of local authorities to increase air quality and reach their energy and climate targets in 2030 and establish new ones by 2050. With heating and cooling (H&C) responsible for 50% of the final energy demand in Europe, decarbonisation of the sector will be crucial to reach those targets.
Post date: 4 Φεβ 2020
Brand new info material for ZERO-PLUS has been prepared recently, highlighting the concept of the residential settlements of the future. The info material consists of a Roll Up banner, a poster and a brochure and includes topics such as the ZERO-PLUS approach, the main objectives of the programme, the presentation of the Case Studies, as well as the innovative techniques used.
Post date: 3 Φεβ 2020
digitalBAU - Trade show for digital solutions in the construction industry. In February 2020, "digitalBAU" trade show will be held at Koelnmesse for the first time. This new platform for software companies and industry was the result of a collaboration between Messe München and BVBS – Bundesverband Bausoftware and is a future-oriented format for the construction industry.
Meeting place for the entire building sector
Post date: 29 Ιαν 2020
BIM4EEB is a European funded project that aims to develop a BIM-based toolkit for energy-efficient building renovation. The project has just completed the first year of activities in full steam. Along the year, project partners have run surveys, interviews, conducted researches and are now strongly engaged in the development of the BIM4EEB platform and the Building Information Modelling (BIM) toolkit.
Post date: 29 Ιαν 2020
Energieverbrauch in Gebäuden bleibt auf hohem Niveau / Sanierungsrate ist weiterhin zu niedrig / Kuhlmann: "Klimapaket und weitere Maßnahmen können Stillstand beenden, müssen aber rasch umgesetzt werden".
Post date: 28 Ιαν 2020