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Innovative facade concepts are today more relevant than ever. The demand for natural ventilation in commercial buildings is increasing due to growing environmental consciousness while at the same time energy consumption for buildings has to be reduced. An advanced facade should allow for a comfortable indoor climate, sound protection and good lighting, thus minimising the demand for auxiliary energy input. Double skin facades (DSF) have become a major architectural element in office buildings over the last 15 years.
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Link

The ‘Insulate Today’ initiative will demonstrate this by: Working with Sainsbury’s Energy (a partnership between EDF and Sainsbury’s) to provide exclusive insulation offers to employees Investing in additional incentives to encourage employees to take up the offers (e.g. offering installed insulation for free to a number of employees, giving away energy monitors to help keep bills down)
Post date: 1 Apr 2010
Type: News

A total of 100 households were challenged to do what they could to reduce their environmental footprint. They were selected to be nationally representative - including demographics, social groups and house types. Each household received an initial environmental audit from a member of the project team and an attitudinal survey to understand their views on environmental matters. They were also given a project pack of information and ‘green’ equipment, along with £500 to spend in support of their environmental improvements.
Post date: 1 Apr 2010
Type: News

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Post date: 1 Apr 2010
Type: Event

L’objectif central de ces guides est d’accompagner la transformation de marché en cours sur l’amélioration de l’étanchéité à l’air des constructions. Ces guides comprennent :   des détails constructifs utilisant des solutions traditionnelles et innovantes ;   le rôle des professionnels et en particulier des corps de métier pour la pose des matériaux ;
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

L’objectif central de ces guides est d’accompagner la transformation de marché en cours sur l’amélioration de l’étanchéité à l’air des constructions. Ces guides comprennent :   des détails constructifs utilisant des solutions traditionnelles et innovantes ;   le rôle des professionnels et en particulier des corps de métier pour la pose des matériaux ;
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

L’objectif central de ces guides est d’accompagner la transformation de marché en cours sur l’amélioration de l’étanchéité à l’air des constructions. Ces guides comprennent :   des détails constructifs utilisant des solutions traditionnelles et innovantes ;   le rôle des professionnels et en particulier des corps de métier pour la pose des matériaux ;
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

L’objectif central de ces guides est d’accompagner la transformation de marché en cours sur l’amélioration de l’étanchéité à l’air des constructions. Ces guides comprennent :   des détails constructifs utilisant des solutions traditionnelles et innovantes ;   le rôle des professionnels et en particulier des corps de métier pour la pose des matériaux ;
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Information paper P189 of the European Project ASIEPI Even in well-insulated buildings, thermal bridges are often neglected. A third of EU Member States have no real ‘good-practice’ guidance on thermal bridges in the framework of their building energy regulations. The quality of guidance in the remaining States is very varied. Part 1 of this paper suggests topics that should covered in ‘good practice’ guidance, how it can be structured and presented, and how it can be related to building regulations and standardization.
Post date: 27 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Information paper P188 of the European Project ASIEPI Even in well-insulated buildings, thermal bridges are often neglected. A third of EU Member States have no real ‘good-practice’ guidance on thermal bridges in the framework of their building energy regulations. The quality of guidance in the remaining States is very varied. This paper suggests topics that should covered in ‘good practice’ guidance, how it can be structured and presented, and how it can be related to building regulations and standardization.
Post date: 27 Mar 2010
Type: Publication