Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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Join us for the free webinar co-hosted with @ReSHEALience! We will talk about developing environmentally friendly and highly durable concrete, demonstration, testing, casting and more. More info about speakers and agenda will follow.   Register HERE!
Post date: 15 Sep 2020
Type: Event

A thermal bridge ‘free’ design is one of the 5 fundamental principles of Passive House design and construction. But, what even is a thermal bridge? Why are they important? And how do we go about reducing or eliminating them?
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Link

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2020
Type: Link

The project belongs to a larger urban intervention with the new Grand Parc in Bordeaux, with green area and public spaces, and it occupies a central place in redefining the neighbourhood. It also has an identity vocation because it constitutes a visual catch from the perspective created by the plot where it is located. The volume, simple but slightly decomposed, expresses the public and private use of the building and highlights a forecourt that opens on the urban project of the Grand Parc.  
Post date: 1 Sep 2020
Type: Case

Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: News

The fourth and final session in a four-part mini-series of interactive online events for local authorities, educational institutions and others involved with delivering educational buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This session provides a closer look at school case studies in England & Wales to back up the policy and precedence discussed in the preliminary session. Hear viewpoints from clients, designers and contractors involved with delivering Passivhaus schools.  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Date: 16 September 2020     Time: 16.00 - 18.00 Location: Online        
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Date: 9 September 2020       Time: 16.00 - 18.00 Location: Online         The second in a four-part mini-series of interactive online events for local authorities, educational institutions and others involved with delivering educational buildings to the Passivhaus standard.  This session provides a closer look at regional case studies to back up the policy and precedence discussed in the preliminary session.   
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Smart Textiles for RETrofitting and Monitoring of Cultural Heritage Buildings This project aims to develop novel techniques using smart multifunctional materials for the combined seismic-plus-energy retrofitting, and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of the European cultural heritage buildings (CHB). The need for upgrading the existing old and CHB is becoming increasingly important for the EU countries, due to:  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

30 SEPTEMBER 2020 | 10h00-11h30   ZOOM, online Webinar Platform   Cerame-Unie has launched a Cycle of Webinars on Circular Economy. The Kick-Off Webinar Opportunities of Circular Economy for the Ceramic Industry, under the European Green Deal, provided an overview of the contribution of the Ceramic Industry to Circular Economy and gathered more than 170 participants.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: Event