Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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"Inform and discuss experiences", this is the motto for measurement teams, planners, craftsmen, architects and energy consultants to meet in Hannover on June 2 and 3, 2023 for the 13th International BUILDAIR Symposium.    All specialist colleagues in Germany, Europe and beyond are cordially invited to participate in shaping the industry meeting.  
Post date: 31 Jan 2023
Type: Event

The 17th century farm house Ritterhof has been renovated by architect Michael Felkner and it is now home if his office, family´s flat, grocery shop and granny flat.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Case

The Army Museum and Autoworld in Brussels' Parc du Cinquantenaire will be renovated by 2030 in the occasion of Belgium´s 200th anniversary. The process will make the building more energy efficient by renovating the building envelope: facades, roof and windows.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

A small family-owned company near Vicenza (Italy) have produced roofing tiles which hide a very unique particular: they contain solar photovoltaic cells. The tiles are made to look intentionally like traditional terra-cotta and could be easily installed in heritage cities like Vicenza.   
Post date: 25 Jan 2023
Type: News

Last year, as part of the peer learning activities organised by the Covenant of Mayors, a delegation from Botoșani (Romania) visited the City of León (Spain) to discuss good practices and promoting energy efficiency in public buildings, renewable energy, lighting and sustainable mobility.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

The Ministry of Bulgaria is planning to launch a EUR 30.5 million grant for replacing inefficient heating system into photovoltaics panels and solar collectors. In particular, households that will install rooftop solar power systems will be reimbursed for 70% of the investment.   The call, which should be launched by the end of the year, will be for all sectors except for agriculture, fisheries and forestry and electricy production.  
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

“Holistic Renovation of Modernism Housing”  is an initiative coming from the New European Bauhaus and developed in the Baltics. The main concept is to renovate the post-war period prefabricated housing stock. These type of buildings are energy inefficient, are no more aesthetically attractive and do not respond to residents´ needs.  
Post date: 11 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

As cold weather grips Europe, many people are deeply concerned about their heating bills.    Energy prices have soared following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the European Commission has called on countries to prioritise insulating buildings this winter.  
Post date: 5 Jan 2023
Type: News