Very low energy buildings

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The iPHA Community Meet Ups are a series of free, digital events every second Monday at 9pm CEST. They feature a short talk by a Passive House expert from the iPHA network, followed by time for a discussion. Hosted via GoToMeeting, the meet ups provide the international Passive House community with a place to catch up during this increased time in home office.  
Post date: 29 May 2020
Type: Event

Webinar on “iBRoad and Building Renovation Passports: stakeholders’ views”   Wednesday 10 June 2020, 11:00-12:00 CET  
Post date: 26 May 2020
Type: Event

Webinar on the iBRoad software tools: roadmap (iBRoad-Plan) and logbook (iBRoad-Log)   Thursday 04 June 2020, 11:00-12:00 CET   This webinar aims at providing a live demonstration on the iBRoad software tools. How do they work? What are their functionalities? Who are the main users? The above and more questions will be answered.   AGENDA
Post date: 26 May 2020
Type: Event

We are pleased to announce that the International Energy Agency will hold its 5th Annual Global Conference on Energy Efficiency on 23 June 2020. This virtual conference will draw together a high-level audience from around the world and is structured as a set of thematic webinars across the day, allowing people in different parts of the world to participate.  
Post date: 26 May 2020
Type: Event

Proper technology solution-sets can enable a regenerative indoor environment for building users and for the planet, thereby ensuring occupant wellbeing and health. Several aspects are considered for high indoor environmental quality, such as hygro-thermal comfort, visual comfort, indoor soundscape, indoor air quality and a pleasant ambiance.
Post date: 26 May 2020
Type: Publication

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   IEA EBC 6th Annex Meeting   October 5-6, 2020 University Wuppertal Pauluskirchstr. 7 42285 Wuppertal Germany   The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 25 May 2020
Type: Event

The architect firm Snøhetta, in collaboration with Arctic Adventures of Norway, Asplan Viak and Skanska, has designed “Svart”, the world’s first Plus Energy hotel in a Northern climate.
Post date: 25 May 2020
Type: Case

In Europe, 90% of our daily lives are spent indoors. We live, learn and work in buildings, and the environments within and around our buildings have a strong influence on our productivity, health and overall well-being.  
Post date: 21 May 2020
Type: Publication

Energy poverty is broadly understood as the inability of households to afford basic energy services to guarantee a decent standard of living. Under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU), EU countries must set up an energy efficiency obligation scheme that requires energy companies to achieve yearly energy savings of 1.5% of annual sales to final consumers. As such, energy companies need to design and implement measures that help final consumers improve the energy efficiency of their dwellings.
Post date: 21 May 2020
Type: Event

GREen Advanced TEchnologies for the Retrofitting of masonry Structures Using natural fibre meshes to retrofit old buildings  
Post date: 20 May 2020
Type: Link