Your cold-climate heat pump can save a lot on heating and cooling costs. Whether your heat pump is ductless or centrally ducted, this new technology is different than the conventional heating and air conditioning systems that you’re probably used to. These tips will help you get the best comfort and the most savings for years to come.
Post date: 28 Jul 2020
USGBC released four new Safety First LEED Pilot Credits in response to COVID-19 to support environmental and occupant health. The credits outline sustainable best practices that align with public health and industry guidelines related to cleaning and disinfecting, workplace reoccupancy, HVAC (heating, ventilation and air-conditioning) and plumbing operations. The credits can be used by LEED projects that are certified or are undergoing certification.
Post date: 28 Jul 2020
Last year the main focus was on improving the energy performance of buildings. Reducing the use of fossil fuels and the direct and indirect CO₂ emission of buildings caused by heating, cooling and ventilating and at the same time improving or safeguarding the indoor environmental quality.
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Project type: New Construction
Building Type: Equipment, forestry services
Construction Year : 2018
Delivery year: 2018
Climate zone : [Cfc] Marine Cool Winter & summer- Mild with no dry season.
Net Floor Area: 852 m2 Other
Construction cost: 1 756 543 €
Cost/m2: 2 062 €/m2
Post date: 14 Jul 2020
#4 newsletter of ReCO2ST project is out!
Here are the contents:
ReCO2ST demo sites’ news: London, Vevey, Cadiz, Frederikshavn)
Latest activities: 5th Progress Meeting, 16&17 June 2020, Online
Read it here!
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Dwellings provide not just a living space, but act as a pandemic shelter, a workplace, an impromptu school, a gym, a playground and more. Katja Maununaho, Sini Saarimaa, Jyrki Tarpio and Sofie Pelsmakers (Tampere University) critique current apartment design and contemplate how apartments can be designed to be adaptable and respond better to many existing and new needs.
Post date: 29 Jun 2020
Webinar 9: The perception of sound and heat pumps
Date: 2.09.2020Time: 10:10 – 11:22 am CEST
Post date: 26 Jun 2020
Proper technology solution-sets can enable a regenerative indoor environment for building users and for the planet, thereby ensuring occupant wellbeing and health. Several aspects are considered for high indoor environmental quality, such as hygro-thermal comfort, visual comfort, indoor soundscape, indoor air quality and a pleasant ambiance.
Post date: 26 May 2020
In Europe, 90% of our daily lives are spent indoors. We live, learn and work in buildings, and the environments within and around our buildings have a strong influence on our productivity, health and overall well-being.
Post date: 21 May 2020
The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects of the crisis. Now is not the time to give up on our planet. Now is the time to unite for a more sustainable future.
Post date: 8 May 2020