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The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.   This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.   The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Event

Buildings account for around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the European Union.   Curtains walls, associated with modern architecture and large office building stock, are often criticized for their limited insulation properties. Existing buildings, including historical ones, are responsible for up to 60% energy losses through the envelope.  
Post date: 28 Jan 2021
Type: Event

Registration   The cost for attending the conference is €680. “Early Birds” who register by 30 September, will receive a 10% discount (€612).   The price includes lunch and the conference documentation with the full papers from the speakers.    
Post date: 22 Sep 2020
Type: Event

Three days of full power at glasstec VIRTUAL, knowledge transfer and networking at the new digital interactive format of the world's leading trade fair glasstec. In the Conference Area, top-class lectures by renowned speakers will inform about topics relating to glass production, processing and finishing as well as glass products and applications.
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
Type: Event

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   The Future Envelope 13 – Conference on Building Envelopes  
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: Event

All presentations will be online: live and on demand   The presentations will be broadcast live from the Conference center in Bern on 28 and 29 October. To avoid a potential conflict with your schedule, the presentations will continue to be available on-demand after the conference for a period of one year. This will enable you to be part of the conference even if you live in North America or Asia.   Why you should attend   In our webinar you will learn:
Post date: 25 Oct 2019
Type: Event

The »glasstec« is the world's largest trade fair for manufacturing, processing and cross-industry application of glass. The renowned exhibition opens its doors from 23 to 26 October 2018 in Düsseldorf. In addition to the broad range of new products and developments in the exhibition halls, visitors will also be introduced to the latest trends in the material of glass by special exhibitions and conferences. Especially the »glass technology live« area in hall 11 is worth mentioning. Current trends from research and development are shown here.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

Although Nearly Zero Energy Buildings will become a “must” for new buildings in Europe by the end of 2020 – no particular building concept exists, which would enable maximum use of daylight by a transparent glass façade and at the same time ZEB performance.   InDeWaG is an innovation action project funded under Horizon 2020, a Public Private Partnership on "BUILDINGS DESIGN FOR NEW HIGHLY ENERGY PERFORMING BUILDINGS".  
Post date: 17 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   “Development of innovative lightweight and highly insulating energy efficient components and associated enabling materials for cost-effective retrofitting and new construction of curtain wall facades.”  
Post date: 21 Apr 2017
Type: Link

Solar control glass: - Allows sunlight to pass through a window or façade thus keeping the indoor space bright - Saves huge amount of energy by reducing and sometimes eliminating the need for air-conditioning - Reduces energy consumption required to cool down a building - Reduces energy related CO2 emissions
Post date: 25 May 2010
Type: Publication