Very low energy buildings

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The 3rd ePLANET press release has been published. More information is shared about the Stakeholders Forum, a forum for early adopters and most engaged partners to discuss about topics as data visualization tools, ePLANET platform, multi-level governance, etc.   
Post date: 20 Jan 2023
Type: News

Le Club Systèmes Energétiques de Capenergies vous donne rendez-vous le jeudi 12 janvier pour un évènement dédié au Smart Building au service de la Transition Energétique.   AU PROGRAMME:   9h00 : Accueil café  
Post date: 9 Jan 2023
Type: Event

Para esta tercera edición se propone un taller bajo la metodología DESIGN & BUILD, que busca fomentar el trabajo práctico, en este caso de la madera, desde la fase de diseño hasta la ejecución participativa de prototipos, teniendo en cuenta criterios de circularidad, sostenibilidad y emergencia habitacional.  
Post date: 5 Jan 2023
Type: Event

In recent years Passivhaus standards have become more and more viable, even though they have existed from the 1990s.
Post date: 20 Dec 2022
Type: News

When we transpose the three R’s of the circular economy ‘Reduce, Re-use, Recycle’ to energy in buildings, the specific application of these generic terms becomes ‘Reduction of energy demand, Efficient installations, Renewable energies.’ Some call these three steps here in Barcelona as the “Trias Energetica” and when drawing their buildings architects should integrate this method from the beginning.
Post date: 13 Dec 2022
Type: Case

Residence of 16 passive dwellings with all comforts and very low charges for the social landlord Vilogia in Roncq on the former site of Actival II, a former cloth weaving mill which merged in 1965 with the Ets Motte-Dewavrin.   Thermal envelope Exterior wall: Concrete 2,000 200 Mineral wool 0,035 300 Brick 1,000 100 U-value = 0.162 W/(m2K)  
Post date: 11 Dec 2022
Type: Case

Our bodies need good rest and sleep as part of regular recuperation to enable us to perform our normal activities in life.  Sleep is an integral part of human life and the importance and significance of good bedroom IAQ, indoor air pollution, ventilation as well as bedroom thermal environment during sleep cannot be emphasized more. Yet, there is a paucity of information in the scientific literature in this regard, especially pertaining to IAQ in sleeping environments and sleep quality.  Are our bedrooms adequately ventilated at all times to maintain good IAQ?
Post date: 1 Dec 2022
Type: Event

With spiralling energy costs and unprecedented heatwaves, rapid scale up of retrofit has never been more urgent. And, as an industry, we must come together and share learning if this is to be successful.‍   Which is why we’re excited to be sharing our first performance report – detailing the performance of 69 homes retrofitted using the Energiesprong whole house retrofit model across six UK social housing schemes. ‍
Post date: 30 Nov 2022
Type: Publication

Transparent solar cells in windows are already possible. But up to now, they have not been sufficiently effective in converting sunlight into electricity. The EU-funded CITYSOLAR project aims to change this by combining two photovoltaic technologies in a tandem configuration.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2022
Type: Link

Conference Scope As we spend most of our time in commercial and residential facilities, it is important for our society to look at how these spaces impact the environment and the people in them. This task is important for building and facility managers, maintenance managers, energy managers as well as expert and researcher concerned with adopting sustainable and healthy practices for an organization.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2022
Type: Event