Very low energy buildings

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At an AEEBC seminar held in Helsinki, Zsolt Toth discussed the provisions of the EU’s recast of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The new directive will require all buildings put up from the end of 2020 to be ‘nearly-zero energy’ and, to a large extent, use renewable energy. The recast buildings directive sets out rules for the energy performance of both new and existing buildings. Member States will have to take measures to achieve these requirements at "cost-optimal levels".
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

The 5th International BUILDAIR-Symposium ”Building and Ductwork Air-tightness“ takes place on October 21-22 2010 at the Danish Technical University in Copenhagen/Lyngby, Denmark. The Symposium this year combines contributions from sciences and research with very practical oriented application knowledge and an intensive exchange between the participants.
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

In each country, the best three projects will be selected by a jury. Winning national projects will feature in the “Best Of Book” which aims to promote outstanding European projects in energy efficiency design for a better sharing of knowledge and practices between all building partners. This competition is a natural outgrowth of two environmental issues that are part of Isover’s preoccupations—protection of the external environment in the face of climate change and enhancing the quality and physical comfort of the interior environment.
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

This year’s competition gathered students from 18 countries and 34 universities, in total more than 150 participants – students, professors, jury and ISOVER employees.  In total 46 projects were presented to the jury and the public. The new comers from Estonia, Germany, Lithuania and Turkey joined the participants from: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom and the USA. The winners of the International stage were:
Post date: 14 Jun 2010
Type: News

Introduction Preikestolhytta is a mountain lodge for the Norwegian Trekking Association at the Pulpit, in the Lysefjord, Ryfylke. Completed November 2008.
Post date: 14 Jun 2010
Type: Case

Post date: 14 Jun 2010
Type: Case

The research work was conducted by Passiefhuis-platform vzw, the Belgian Building Research Institute and UCL Architecture & Climat, and was financed by Belgian Science Policy. The work was conducted in close cooperation with the IEA SHC Task 37 on 'Advanced Housing Renovation with Solar and Conservation'.
Post date: 11 Jun 2010
Type: News

Post date: 10 Jun 2010
Type: Publication