Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

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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

This online course (~6 hours) covers key topics on how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is based on the REHVA COVID-19 guidance documents and its modules provide basic theoretical knowledge with hands-on information taught by REHVA experts.
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: News

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

Housing Europe's Annual Conference | Online | #nopricetag Online, 15 October 2020  
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: Event

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

Chillventa – World’s leading trade fair for refrigeration technology   Chillventa eSpecial from 13 - 15 October 2020   Be there when experts from the international refrigeration, AC & ventilation and heat pump community meet online! From 13-15 October 2020 experts from research and practice will share their knowledge in numerous lectures as part of Chillventa CONGRESS and the official supporting programme.  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Event

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

The estimated average gap between calculated and actual energy performance of the European building stock is 25% for energy performance and 1.5% for comfort performance (as scored by building occupants). Comprehensive research has shown that poorly commissioned and operated building management systems are often responsible for this gap, generally caused by the lack of appropriate and coherent Quality Management Systems (QMS) for building performance.  
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Type: Case