Residential buildings

  Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and energy policy.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
Type: News

Registration is free through EventBrite   Further information at alexis.david@ectp.org  
Post date: 3 Jun 2019
Type: Event

The first stakeholder meeting of the EPBD Article 19a feasibility study will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2019.   The feasibility study is a one-year contract awarded by the European Commission, following Article 19a of EPBD Directive (EU) 2018/844 which amended Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency.  
Post date: 31 May 2019
Type: News

Concept   Around 461 million ton/year of C&DW are generated in EU28. Recent studies on the characterization of C&DW samples at European level revealed a predominant fraction of concrete (52% average). Over the last years, novel technology has been developed aiming to guarantee high quality recycled concrete aggregates for use in new concrete, thereby closing the concrete loop.  
Post date: 28 May 2019
Type: Link

As part of the International Social Housing Festival, on Wednesday the 5th of June, a workshop will be led by Bax & Company, a DREEAM project partner, to focus on participants’ portfolios and unveil the potential for scaling-up to reach ambitious energy performance objectives.   The objective is then to involve the entire public in this central theme. The discussion will revolve around the following questions:  
Post date: 28 May 2019
Type: Event

This Norwegian demonstration building is a two-floor building with eight small dwellings in total, located at Haugerud in the city of Oslo. Haugerud is a suburb in the east of Oslo with housing developments and houses built around the metro station. This renovation is part of a Horizon 2020 project 4RinEU.  
Post date: 23 May 2019
Type: Case

Deep ecological retrofit of two Victorian townhouses Chorlton, Manchester Completed: Autumn/winter 2018 Standard: Enerphit Plus -£43 per year (estimated total energy costs)   This Victorian property in the centre of Chorlton had spent many years serving as 5 apartments. During this time many original features had been lost. The proposal is to return to the original use of two semi-detached homes and reinstate the beautiful original façade.  
Post date: 23 May 2019
Type: Case

Albero project of rehabilitation, modernization and requalification of the architectural envelope is part of this urban dynamic as much by its singular aestheticism as by the proposed living environment wanted healthy and pleasant to live for future users. Sequences of access are revisited from the outside to work stations and places of relaxation by revealing and optimizing the potential of this obsolete office building. With these ambitious stakes, our response is also accompanied by a remarkable attitude.
Post date: 22 May 2019
Type: Case

What is Flukso?
Post date: 22 May 2019
Type: Tool

In the face of the urgent need to renovate and decarbonise the existing building stock, special focus is on building skins, such as roofs and facades, to make them more efficient through innovative solutions and materials, but also to generate energy. This is essential to achieve the EU 2030 energy targets, only 11 years away.  
Post date: 22 May 2019
Type: News