CONCERTO is co-funded by the European Commission
To see the relevant BUILD UP publication on this brochure, please click here.
Post date: 11 Oct 2011
The OPEN HOUSE methodology assesses the whole life- cycle of a building:
Post date: 22 Aug 2011
Nordic Climate Festival @ Aalto is held at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland.
Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto is a 4-day event on finding and promoting best available Nordic initiatives towards sustainable communities. The festival is part of the Finnish Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers 2011.
Join us to discuss, brainstorm and socialize with other like-minded students and top research teams of Aalto University!
Post date: 3 Aug 2011
Post date: 28 Jul 2011
polyurethane insulation (300 mm), concrete sandwich elements (U-value 0.08 W/(m²•K))
hollow slab, polyurethane insulation (270 mm) + 90-160 mm light gravel and 100 mm concrete
Total energy consumption of the building:
107 100 kWh/a Renewables:
Post date: 2 Jul 2011
Content of the Toolkit
The IT-Toolkit offers support in different ways, e.g. by providing reports and guidelines, an interactive performance rating of energy uses, more than 70 exemplary retrofit projects, structured similarily to a website, calculation tools with building specific input by the user and a detailed checklist for a building inventory.In detail the toolkit consists of the following tools:
1. Performance rating for heating, electricity and water
2. Electronic building inspection protocol
Post date: 27 Jun 2011
Inhalte des Toolkits
Das IT-Toolkit bietet dem Anwender Unterstützung in unterschiedlichen Formen, so z.B. durch Berichte und Leitfäden als pdf-Dokumente, einen interaktiven Vergleich von Energieverbräuchen, mehr als 70 beispielhafte Sanierungsprojekte, die wie in einer Internetseite strukturiert zusammengestellt sind, Berechnungstools mit gebäudespezifischen Eingaben durch den Nutzer und eine detaillierte Checkliste für eine Gebäudebegehung.Im Einzelnen besteht das Toolkit aus folgenden Instrumenten:
Post date: 27 Jun 2011
An overview of the current status of implementation and plans for future development of the EPBD in Finland. The report covers updates to the legislation, certification for residential, non residential and public buildings, quality assurance, training and examinations for qualified experts, inspections, including quality control mechanisms, information and communication campaigns, and incentives and subsidies. This report is part of the work performed within the Concerted Action EPBD, co-funded by the Community´s Intelligent Energy Europe programme under the contract IEE/
Post date: 16 Jun 2011
The HosPilot project develops a service able to propose the most efficient technical solutions about HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) and Lighting for refurbishing a hospital. At the same time, it will help to increase well-being and comfort for the end users. The service will be distributed as a software tool designed for decision makers of hospital.
Post date: 24 May 2011
This specification is intended to be a guide for designing an Active House, as a building that combines energy efficiency with specific attention to the indoor climate and focus on user’s health and well-being. The scope of this specification is residential buildings. The Active House specification is intended to be a guideline for construction and design industries at an international level. It seeks innovative approaches at technical levels whilst introducing goals of architectural quality and environmental design responsiveness and still securing energy efficiency.
Post date: 15 Apr 2011