DWC 2018 - 2018 West China (Chongqing) Exhibition on doors, windows and curtains Date: 27th-29th September, 2018     Venue: Chongqing International Expo Center, China Address: No. 66 of Yuelai Avenue, Yubei District, Chongqing City
Post date: 4 Jun 2018
Type: Event

by Dimitra Papadaki (NKUA)   The growing field of nanotechnology can be found in healthcare, electronics, cosmetics, information technology, and environmental protection, but also in the building sector. It involves the production of materials and structures (nanomaterials) at a scale of 100 nanometres or less.  
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
Type: News

Vacuum tube window technology for highly insulating building fabric: An experimental and numerical investigation  
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

This guide, released by the National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation, presents the impact of window choice on energy performance for a range of typical home types (mid-floor apartment, mid-terrace house, semi-detached house, detached house). The guidance is developed from modelling results using the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP).  
Post date: 27 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

This guide for window installers was produced by six professional organisations that are members of the French Building Federation (FFB) and representatives of the design, manufacture and installation of windows. Its objective is to provide window installers with assistance in the prescription of ventilation air inlets on window frames during window changing operations in an existing building, so that the installation complies with the requirements of the regulations.
Post date: 16 May 2017
Type: Publication

How will the sector of windows and doors look in Poland in 2031? Based on foresight research prepared by ASM-Market Research and Analysis Centre, 4 different scenarios have been prepared for the Polish Windows and Doors Association.  
Post date: 27 Dec 2016
Type: News

This white paper, released by the European Solar Shading Organisation (ES-SO) focuses on the overheating risk in low energy buildings with the aim to strengthen the awareness of member states of a growing problem which is not sufficiently addressed in the current Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).  The paper brings up the growing problem of people suffering from uncomfortable indoor temperature.   According to the document, an explicit article on overheating has to be included in the EPBD review:  
Post date: 25 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "building envelope (walls, windows,...)"
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Type: Topic

AMANAC (Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology Cluster) aims to create an effective and long lasting collaboration and coordination platform within the Energy-efficient Buildings Public Private Partnership (EeB PPP) Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology projects, whose activities address development of (nano)materials, components and systems for the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 15 Nov 2016
Type: Link

For the first time, the building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, ES-SO and Glass for Europe have come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing windows.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
Type: News