Historic buildings are defining elements of city centres but also responsible for a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reduce their energy demand, it is important to improve envelopes’ thermal transmittance without damaging the historic integrity of their façades by applying interior insulation.
Thus, a detailed planning is needed to guarantee that case-specific variables are well considered. In this study, a holistic performance-based evaluation method is developed.
Post date: 11 Jun 2019
The Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) organised a “TECH TALK” event on March 7, 2019 in Brussels.
Phillipe Jacques, EMIRI Managing Director, launched the workshop by presenting the objectives of the association. He stressed the importance of targeting "clean energy and clean mobility where advanced materials are key enablers".
Post date: 15 May 2019
The results of the first pan-European tendering procedure for serial and modular construction have been announced. Nine bidders were awarded the contract in Berlin today for their innovative housing concepts, from which member companies of the umbrella association of the housing industry can now select GdW.
Post date: 13 May 2019
The German housing association (GdW Bundesverband deutscher Wohnungs) has published a report. This report explores the housing requirements of the future. In this study, it has been proposed that the new (future) housing requirements can be classified into eight overarching trends:
Post date: 13 May 2019
The book present exemplary selected projects carried out in the Trentino-Alto Adige region (Italy) exploring building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) systems (i.e. modules, construction system, energy systems). 18 case studies are presented analyzing three aspects of PV integration: aesthetic, energy and technology. Each case study provides information on decision-making, design process and lessons learnt, ilustrated with pictures and architectural details.
Post date: 6 May 2019
The latest issue of the IEA SHC Programme’s newsletter, Solar Update February 2014 (n. 59) is now online. This issue has articles covering a variety of topics which include: solar thermal activities in Canada, lighting retrofits, SHC publications. polymeric Exhibition, Solar trends 2014, solar radiation, monitoring, Solar + Heat pumps, summary of the SHC Conference 2013, etc.
Post date: 11 Feb 2014
On March 18 and 19th 2013, 120 participants attended the international conference in Vienna on External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) organised by EUMEPS. The presentations from this masterclass are available through this link.
Post date: 22 Aug 2013
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Post date: 13 Mar 2013
Das Sonderheft stellt zehn herausragende Projekte vor, darunter den Neubau der Hochschulbibliothek Friedensau, das Schulzentrum Opfikon in der Schweiz, das Romain-Rolland-Gymnasium in Dresden-Neustadt, die Kindertagesstätte in der Fürstenberger Straße in Berlin und ein hybrides Gebäude in der Hamburger HafenCity, das Schule, Wohnhaus und Kita vereinigt – ein Modellprojekt auch für Public Private Partnership.
Post date: 17 Aug 2012