Residential buildings

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UIPI conducted an online survey to assess European property owners’ capacity and willingness to renovate their homes. By approaching how the sector and households are adapting and making their properties more climate friendly, and how the Covid-19 has affected their objectives, we can now draw a more accurate picture of where property owners stand regarding renovation.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

This brochure developed by the SmartBuilt4EU project provides a portfolio of synthetic factsheets on EU-funded projects, which have been identified and selected for their particular relevance with the Smart Building topic.  
Post date: 27 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

Västerås’ old industrial harbour is being transformed into a new neighbourhood with nature at its heart. It is therefore fitting that Sweden’s tallest wooden-framed building (as of 2018), Kajstaden, sits in the entrance to the new development. All load-bearing elements of Kajstaden – its walls, floors, beams, and roof – are constructed from locally-sourced CLT, using 3m tall panels that reduce the need for cutting on site, and allow for all nine storeys to have high ceilings, creating spacious and light-filled living spaces.
Post date: 26 Apr 2021
Type: Case

Date(s) - 28/04/2021 - 26/05/20211:00 pm - 2:00 pm   Discover innovative building materials and systems for creating quality, healthy, efficient buildings. This series showcases a range of solutions from IGBC members that can contribute to building a greener future. Covering areas including wood solutions, envelopes, interiors, renovation and circularity, this webinar series explores the carbon and energy saving potential of a range of solutions.   SOLUTIONS FROM TIMBER – Wednesday 1pm – 28/04/21
Post date: 22 Apr 2021
Type: Event

Europe’s buildings have the potential to play a key role in our future energy systems. Making them more efficient reduces the need for expensive power plant capacity, defers the costly upgrading of network infrastructure, and enables this infrastructure to be used with more flexibility. The fact that energy efficiency is not adequately compensated for these benefits (SENSEI, 2020) acts as a barrier to its deployment. It deprives it of valuable funding and means that we all pay more to ensure the adequacy, reliability and security of our energy systems.
Post date: 20 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

A next generation energy efficiency meter named eensight has been created. The eensight tool is based on machine learning and will contribute to the much-needed advancement of the automated measurement and verification (M&V) methods for portfolios of buildings’ energy efficiency and provide essential insights for investors, legislators, building owners and energy companies to realise their goals.  
Post date: 19 Apr 2021
Type: News

April 29, 2021 15:00-16:30 CET   This webinar is the first in the 'Achieving the 2030 Climate Goals' series, and will explore innovative business models of European one-stop-shops as a means of increasing renovation uptake in the residential sector, and decreasing carbon emissions related to buildings.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2021
Type: Event

4RinEU launches an online game to teach young students the benefits of deep energy renovation.   This educational game has been designed to engage with citizens and, ultimately, drive behavioural change in their communities. What does deep energy renovation mean? How can I manage the budget to renovate my home? What are the most suitable technologies? Play with us and find out!  
Post date: 6 Apr 2021
Type: Tool

The March 2021 issue of the AIVC newsletter has just been released. Specific contents include:
Post date: 31 Mar 2021
Type: News

Wednesday 21 April 2021, 09:00-10:30 CET   The Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) in collaboration with IEA EBC Annex 86 are organizing a workshop consisting of a series of four webinars on:  
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Type: Event