building design

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The Hellenic Passive House Institute and its Cyprus office  organise the 1st Mediterranean Course and a Certification Exam for Passive House Designers, in Nicosia, Cyprus, in January 2017.   The course (duration: 70 hours), will be held by certified trainers  at the ETEK (Technical Chamber of Cyprus) facilities in Nicosia, with the authorisation of the Passive House Institute (PHI).
Post date: 16 Dec 2016
Type: Event

BAU is the World's Leading Trade Fair for Architecture, Materials and Systems in the construction industry. It is where future-oriented manufacturers come together with an audience of interested professionals. Their primary interests include the latest techniques, materials and applications that can be put to use in actual practice. This is where visitors experience the future of building in person.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2016
Type: Event

ATLANTA – Recognising the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the industry benchmark.  
Post date: 17 Nov 2016
Type: News

The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design (NF72)  
Post date: 26 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

The application of Building Information Modelling (BIM) is widely recognised as a solution to the efficient management of a project’s information over its entire life cycle.  
Post date: 10 Oct 2016
Type: Event

Tactical Intelligence to Transform Building Design and Construction - SmartMarket Report   This SmartMarket report suggests that the US is poised for wider adoption of building practices that prioritise the physical, mental and social wellbeing of tenants and occupants.  
Post date: 16 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

  Το Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Παθητικού Κτιρίου (ΕΙΠΑΚ) οργανώνει στην Αθήνα το 11ο  Σεμινάριο καθώς και ένα Διαγωνισμό Πιστοποίησης Σχεδιαστών Παθητικών Κτιρίων, από 23 Σεπτεμβρίου έως 2 Οκτωβρίου 2016. Δικαίωμα συμμετοχής στο σεμινάριο και την εξέταση έχουν συγκεκριμένες ειδικότητες.  
Post date: 13 Sep 2016
Type: Event

British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions     ATLANTA, 31 August 2016 – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.  
Post date: 8 Sep 2016
Type: News

47th International Congress and Exhibition on Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning  
Post date: 2 Sep 2016
Type: Event

Within this report QUANTUM project investigated the existing quality gaps as well as their reasons and summarised existing guidelines, laws and services for quality management within construction projects in Europe.  
Post date: 17 Aug 2016
Type: Link