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Reaching energy and climate goals requires involving building users, to let them understand what energy savings can be achieved thanks to changes in their behavior.   Green lease contracts (GLCs) offer a model providing a structural platform for cooperation between building owners and tenants.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

The 5th International Conference on Civil and Building Materials (ICCBM 2021) is to be held in Singapore, during January 21-24, 2021, as the workshop of The 11th International Conference on Advanced Materials Research (ICAMR 2021).  
Post date: 17 Dec 2020
Type: Event

Welcome to the December 2020 issue of the venticool newsletter! Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, we adapt to the situation and our work continues uninterruptedly.   As many as 194 participants attended the webinar Resilient Ventilative Cooling in practice on December 9.  
Post date: 17 Dec 2020
Type: News

NBI's 2020 list of pioneering zero energy (ZE) projects represents the latest growth in a rapidly expanding market. ZE buildings are extremely energy efficient, with a median site EUI of only 23 kBtu/sf/yr*, and consume only as much energy as is produced onsite with clean, renewable energy resources such as solar.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

How to design and build high-performance apartment buildings at the lowest possible cost.   "A Pattern Language from Passive House" is an interactive workshop that teaches cost-effective planning and design of affordable, low-emission, mid-rise, multi-unit, wood-framed housing.  
Post date: 11 Dec 2020
Type: Event

This course guides participants through the principles and economics of the Passive House Standard highlighting case studies in California.   About this Event   To enroll for this course, please go to PG&E's website link Here  
Post date: 11 Dec 2020
Type: Event

Building Conversations - December 16, 2020 Date:  16 Dec 2020 Temps:  9:00am - 9:45am PST   REGISTER   It’s no secret that Passive House is considered to be the most rigorous voluntary energy-based standard in the design and construction industry today.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2020
Type: Event

Concept:   Europe is experiencing an increasing number of disasters due to severe and extreme weather and climate events.   The more vulnerable a community is to such natural hazards, the greater the risk of human and material losses.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
Type: Link

Klima aktiv GOLD   klimaaktiv points: 965 out of 1000   In terms of sustainability, in addition to the wooden construction, the compactness of the building with regard to energy efficiency was taken into account. The appearance is characterized by the wooden construction, the facade surfaces remain untreated.   
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
Type: Case

Concept:   Europe’s next generation of peer-to-peer energy communities is becoming a reality. With the aim of boosting residential energy communities and integrating a higher share of renewable energy, the EU-funded NRG2peers project will develop a platform with three goals in mind.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
Type: Link