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The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case studies were identified and analysed – 77 from the REQUEST partner countries and 18 from non-participating countries (EU and beyond). 29 of these were considered best practice. (http://www.building-request.eu/info/review-and-research)
Post date: 15 Nov 2011
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The OPEN HOUSE methodology assesses the whole life- cycle of a building:
Post date: 22 Aug 2011
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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
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The NEES project will investigate, highlight and promote them both within the Region and at EU level. The NEES partnership is looking for additional partners that are interested in developing this approach and have the potential to apply it, particularly in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Isles. In particular (but not only) government agencies, local authorities, housing associations or similar bodies that can develop and integrate a more sustainable approach into their retrofit strategies, and link them to rural development.
Post date: 21 Sep 2010
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The research work was conducted by Passiefhuis-platform vzw, the Belgian Building Research Institute and UCL Architecture & Climat, and was financed by Belgian Science Policy. The work was conducted in close cooperation with the IEA SHC Task 37 on 'Advanced Housing Renovation with Solar and Conservation'.
Post date: 11 Jun 2010
Type: News