Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

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ZERO-PLUS is a comprehensive, cost-effective approach for the design, construction and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZESs).  
Post date: 19 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) has launched a new green loan product offering a discount of up to 0.5% on loans to homebuilders for developments certified with Irish Green Building Council’s Home Performance Index certification.   
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
Type: News

Thursday 1 April 2021, 17:00-18:30 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: 18 Feb 2021
Type: Event

As already announced in the November issue of the AIVC newsletter, the AIVC board decided to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID‐19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was created to define the activities and outputs of the project with the title ‘Ventilation, airtightness and COVID‐19’. 
Post date: 18 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

In 2019, 6.9% of the EU population said in an EU-wide survey that they could not afford to heat their home sufficiently.   Energy poverty represents a problem all over Europe, and is particularly high in the East, South, South-Eastern and Baltic regions of Europe, where GDP per capita often falls below the EU average.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2021
Type: News

In view of the ambitious 2050 full decarbonisation target and the need to reduce the initial and operational costs of buildings, the revival of the ‘neighbourhood’ concept is greatly endorsed in recent years.   The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a method and accompanying tools to provide an overarching solution to the barriers for the successful construction of new residential Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES).
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Event

How to make an existing home energy efficient, gas-free, or energy neutral?   This 90' minutes webinar will offer housing providers ways to make an existing home energy efficient, gas-free, or energy neutral!   The goal of the TripleA-reno Board Game is to become more knowledgeable about the energy transition and to gain new insights into measures and concepts that play a role in the energy transition.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Event

Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their series: iPHA Q&A with PHI!   Once a month, iPHA sits down with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings!  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: Event

The BREEAM Awards go online for 2021   The BREEAM Awards is an annual celebration that proudly recognises the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.  
Post date: 2 Feb 2021
Type: Event

Buildings account for around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the European Union.   Curtains walls, associated with modern architecture and large office building stock, are often criticized for their limited insulation properties. Existing buildings, including historical ones, are responsible for up to 60% energy losses through the envelope.  
Post date: 28 Jan 2021
Type: Event