Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

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Can a building produce more energy than it consumes, exclusively from renewable sources? Certainly! This is demonstrated by the experience of Casa SN (named after its owners Sara and Nicola Berlanda) which has recently become the first building in Europe - and Italy - to be certified under the Zero Energy standard of the International Living Future Institute (ILFI).  
Post date: 17 Απρ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) is dedicated to improving the energy performance of buildings across Europe, and thereby helping to reduce CO2 emissions from the energy used by buildings.   BPIE is a not-for-profit think tank with a focus on independent analysis and knowledge dissemination, supporting evidence-based policy making in the field of energy performance in buildings.  
Post date: 17 Απρ 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

Join the Renovate Europe webinar "Buildings & Recovery Measures" on 23/04 (09:30-10:30).   In collaboration with our partners DENEFF, SYNERGI & NRP we will shed light on the role of energy renovation of buildings in EU economic recovery!   To register send a mail to : eva.brardinelli@euroace.org   THE RENOVATE EUROPE CAMPAIGN  
Post date: 16 Απρ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The Future Envelope 13 – Conference on Building Envelopes  
Post date: 15 Απρ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

CONFERENCE NEW DATES The online conference will take place  on 2-4th November 2020   CONFERENCE AGENDA The work on the agenda is restarting now. Just as in the physical format, the conference agenda will be composed of the following elements, taking place on the virtual main stage and in the virtual rooms respectively:
Post date: 15 Απρ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

Building policies are increasingly demanding in terms of energy performance and reduction of CO2 emissions. At the same time, people spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality is essential in ensuring health, quality of life and performance of buildings’ occupants.  
Post date: 15 Απρ 2020
Type: Publication

Oliver Rapf is executive director at the Building Performance Institute Europe (BPIE), a not-for-profit think tank supporting evidence-based policy making in the field of energy performance in buildings.  
Post date: 14 Απρ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) is a 24,350-square-foot education, research and administration facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a public garden attraction in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Designed and built to generate all of its own energy while treating and reusing all water captured on-site, the first facility in the world to meet four of the world’s highest green construction standards- now adds the distinctive BREEAM Outstanding In-Use rating to its resume.  
Post date: 14 Απρ 2020
Type: περίπτωση

This 600 square-metre plot was used to erect a new service centre that would not only encompass a bank branch but also consultation rooms for customers and staff. Overall the building spans a total usable floor area of 1800 square metres. The energy consultant used dynamic computer simulations and local climate records to design the building and select materials.  
Post date: 14 Απρ 2020
Type: περίπτωση

Cooling accounts for 10% of global electricity consumption and demand is expected to triple by 2050. Given this context, innovative technical and financial solutions are required to ensure that cleaner and more efficient cooling solutions are adopted. Cooling as a Service (CaaS) is an innovative financial instrument to overcome key market barriers to clean and efficient cooling, without upfront investment, with integrated financial tools to recapitalise technology providers.
Post date: 7 Απρ 2020
Type: Συμβάν