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Launch of the OPEN HOUSE methodology: towards a common European framework for the sustainability assessment of buildings

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The European project OPEN HOUSE aims to merge existing methodologies for sustainability assessment of buildings towards a common view. With the aim of being widely adopted in Europe, the OPEN HOUSE methodology is developed in a fully transparent, collective and open process, with extensive communication and interaction between all stakeholders.

This event is a unique opportunity to discover the methodology and available tools for implementation.

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OPEN HOUSE Consortium cordially invites you to the OPEN HOUSE Final Workshop.

 

The OPEN HOUSE project aims to merge existing methodologies for sustainability assessment of buildings towards a common view. With the aim of being widely adopted in Europe, the OPEN HOUSE methodology is developed in a fully transparent, collective and open process, with extensive communication and interaction between all stakeholders.

 

This event is a unique opportunity to:

- learn about the OPEN HOUSE methodology

- see how it embodies the principles of transparency and openness

- hear how it has been successfully applied to 68 buildings

- find out about the resources that are available to implement the methodology throughout the EU

- understand how it is related to other European initiatives

 

Venue & Times

The workshop will be held at the hotel NH Atlanta Brussels from 9.30 to 16.30

NH Atlanta Brussels, 7 Boulevard Adolphe Max. 1000 Brussels (Belgium)

 

Registration

Participation in the workshop is free of charge. The number of participants is limited. Registration will be accepted on a ‘first come first served’ basis.

To register please write an email the contact person: Daniel Hiniesto Muñoz de la Torre daniel.hiniesto.munoztorre@acciona.com 

The workshop will be held in English. The organisers will not provide interpretation.

 

Agenda

09.30-10.00 WELCOME COFFEE

10.00-10.20 INTRODUCTION Welcome by the Project Coordinator. Daniel Hiniesto, ACCIONA Infraestructuras

OPEN HOUSE: Scope and objectives Daniel Hiniesto, ACCIONA Infraestructura

10.20-12.30 OPEN HOUSE Methodology: theoretical background OPEN HOUSE: a harmonic approach. Vincent Peyramale, FRAUNHOFER IBP

11.15-11.30 COFFEE BREAK

11.30-12.30  OPEN HOUSE: a comprehensive life cycle approach – indicators: Environmental Quality, Economic Quality, Social/Functional Quality, Technical Characteristics, Process Quality and Location

12.30-13.30 LUNCH

13.30-14.30 OPEN HOUSE Practical Experience and Tools

Presentation of assessment guides and tools: how to assess a building with the OPEN HOUSE methodology Presentation of case studies and assessment tutorial

14.30-14.50 European Commission’s strategy on sustainable buildings. Josefina Lindblom, DG Environment European Commission

14.50-15.00 COFFEE BREAK

15.00-15.20 SuPerBuildings

15.20-15.40 Construction21. Veronique Pappe, IFPEB

15.40-16.00 Future of OPEN HOUSE

16.00-16.30 DISCUSSION

Organiser:
ACCIONA
Contact Name:
Daniel Hiniesto Muñoz de la Torre
Contact Email: Source Language:
English

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