Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

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The purpose of the report is to present an overview of the underlying programs and procedures that have been created and integrated in order to provide functionality to the ZERO-PLUS monitoring schema.   For the monitoring purposes of the ZERO-PLUS case studies data were collected from many monitoring devices and aggregated in the Web-GIS platform.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2021
Type: Publication

The 'Bale House' is the new Visitor Centre in Hastings Country Park Nature Reserve, funded by Hastings Borough Council with grant aid from the Interreg NWE programme.   From the foundations to facade, it is constructed from natural and recycled materials which are healthy, fireproof, breathable, and they lock up carbon from the atmosphere, recycling agricultural by-products.  
Post date: 16 Mar 2021
Type: Case

Concept and objectives:   Thermal insulation of construction and building elements has become the most important measure to enhance energy savings in new and existing building stock. Stricter regulations (such as 2019/2021 EU Buildings Directive) have led to the use of huge thicknesses of standard insulation, almost always EPS and XPS.   An efficient use of a porous cementitious system as a thermal insulation material depends mainly on its air content.
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Type: Link

The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.   This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.   The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:  
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Type: Event

The Renovation Wave aims to accelerate improvements in the energy performance of 35 million buildings across Europe by 2030.   Much emphasis is on advancing technology integration by developing integrated and compatible technology packages for building renovations.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: News

Concept:   One of the lowest carbon emission heating options available today is the heat pump using electricity.   The use of heat pumps for domestic heating and hot water supply is expected to increase in Europe, which is important in the shift to a low-carbon future.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2021
Type: Link

The CEN-CE project's H2020 implementation stage has recently come to an end.   Every end is a new beginning, as they say...   Stay tuned for the first commercial training and certification sessions as early as 2021.   Meanwhile, please check out the latest CEN-CE newsletter.
Post date: 26 Feb 2021
Type: News

  Réservez votre visioconférence   Le 15e Salon ENERGIES + CONSTRUCTION se tiendra du 19 au 21 novembre.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Type: Event

Thursday 8 April 2021, 09:00-10:30 CET   The Air Infitration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) in collaboration with IEA EBC Annex 86 are organizing a workshop consisting of a series of three webinars on:  
Post date: 23 Feb 2021
Type: Event

Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a well-tested and successful tool that has been helping building owners reach their energy and climate targets more quickly than with traditional implementation of energy saving measures.    Still there is potential for more use of EPC to reach unrealised saving potential in public sector.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2021
Type: Tool