Very low energy buildings

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ACC1Ó leads the actions of the project that will be developed together with  public and private institutions from Mediterranean countries such as Italy, France, Greece and Croatia. The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and participating partners. This project was presented within the framework of the Programme Med. The participants in the project  met in Rome in a first conference to plan all the activities that should be developed in the context of the project.
Post date: 9 Jul 2010
Type: News

Post date: 8 Jul 2010
Type: Publication

NATURALnyDOM in Gliwice was built in 2006, using ERS (Energy Recycling System) technology: stratified heat storage, solar collectors, fireplace with a water jacket, wall heating, control system, and construction elements - active “breathing” partition, winter garden.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2010
Type: Case

Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college named Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, Virginia Tech is now a comprehensive, innovative research university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
Post date: 1 Jul 2010
Type: News

The debate between the participants indicated that an Alliance could be valuable. It was recommended that the Alliance focuses on leanings gained by other networks, on indoor comfort, and on political activities. A task force of architects, engineers, research institutes, organizations and manufacturers was established. Press Release
Post date: 29 Jun 2010
Type: News

What is the Energy Concept Adviser?
Post date: 28 Jun 2010
Type: Tool

The education of a nation's population is the foundation for its improvement and growth in the international community. Educational buildings are the cornerstone of this foundation and they consume a large portion of a nation's non-industrial energy needs. The indoor climate of the buildings (indoor air quality, percepted temperature, possible glare and acoustics) have a substantial influence on the knowledge transfer.
Post date: 28 Jun 2010
Type: Link

Projektbeschreibung - Projektziel  Einen Schwerpunkt stellt die wissenschaftliche Begleitung der im Rahmen von EnEff:Schule durchgeführten Demonstrationsprojekte dar. In den Demovorhaben wird gezeigt, welche unterschiedlichen innovativen Möglichkeiten es gibt, den Primärenergiebedarf für die Beheizung, Trinkwarmwassererwärmung, Lüftung, Kühlung und Beleuchtung drastisch zu senken.
Post date: 28 Jun 2010
Type: Link

Building describtion The Solar Community Centre was constructed based on the idea of creating a building, which meets and satisfies the objectives for future community buildings for all age groups and social stratums. Furthermore, the goal was to build an optimized building in terms of resource usage and an ecologically sound building both in construction and operation. The finished building is seen in figure 1 to 3.
Post date: 28 Jun 2010
Type: Case