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Post date: 24 Mar 2020
Type: Event

Historic buildings constitute a considerable share of the European building stock. About 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old, with 26.4% dating from before 1945 [1]. Improving the energy performance of historic buildings (i.e. buildings built before 1945) improves the internal comfort conditions while reducing the energy demand and therefore reduces the risk of fuel poverty.
Post date: 19 Feb 2020
Type: News

Participation: Oral, e-Poster and Distance Important Dates: Abstracts or Full papers: March 05, 2020 Registration: Early up to Feb 29, 2020 - Regular from March 01, 2020   Topics  
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Type: News

As a high-level group of CEOs, academics and politicians gathered in Brussels last week to discuss the future of the glass industry, they recognised how glass is a material which is used everywhere, from smartphones to cars, from ovens to buildings. The reason glass is everywhere is because as a transparent material, it serves a unique function for which mankind has found no substitute. This could make the sector a low-hanging fruit in lowering Europe’s emissions.  
Post date: 3 Feb 2020
Type: News

Children are spending more and more time inside buildings and the indoor air quality can affect their health. In fact, air pollution has been linked to serious health conditions, such as cancer, asthma and cardiovascular diseases.   The indoor air quality changes according to the building, the occupants, and the type of activities taking place inside. The main way people are exposed is by inhaling pollutants, but they can also be ingested or absorbed through the skin. This set of complex factors include:  
Post date: 31 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

This house is located in Schnersheim, a village of 750 inhabitants, 20 km away of the head of the Alsace Region, Strasbourg. The house is a former farm and is constructed on a light slope. The basement and two walls giving to the national road are in rubbles of sandstone and limestone. The storeys are timber-framed, filled with cob or hand-made bricks produced on site. It has a heated area of 350 m² on two storeys. The basement and the attic are not heated.
Post date: 21 Jan 2020
Type: Case

Lightweight switchable smart solutions for energy saving large windows and glass façades
Post date: 9 Jan 2020
Type: Link

The purpose of The 10th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials (ICKEM 2020) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the whole range of fields related to the materials that underpin modern technologies. Papers presenting original work were invited in the areas listed below.    1. Biomaterials in Different Applications
Post date: 20 Dec 2019
Type: Event

The purpose of The 10th International Conference on Key Engineering Materials (ICKEM 2020) is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the whole range of fields related to the materials that underpin modern technologies. Papers presenting original work were invited in the areas listed below.   1. Biomaterials in Different Applications
Post date: 19 Dec 2019
Type: News

Futurebuild is the leading built environment event to meet and learn, be inspired and do business, which takes place from 03-05 March 2020. The event will focus on exploring and tackling the biggest challenges impacting the industry and is a unique destination for visitors to gain unrivalled insight and hands-on experience around the latest innovations, products and materials in order to address these challenges.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2019
Type: Event