Covid-19

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The December 2020  issue of the  "Epuletgepesz" Magazine published by the Hungarian Mechanical Engieneering Society. Featured content: Hungarian summary article about the REHVA COVID-19 guidance document. Report about the OMEN 2020 Annual Confernece held on 23-27 November 2020.  
Post date: 22 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

  Aflati ACUM care sunt noile estimari si tendinte care modeleaza viitorul constructiilor din Romania, dupa pandemie!   Agenda Constructiilor va invita la videoconferinta EURO-Constructii 2021 cu tema:  
Post date: 22 Dec 2020
Type: Event

From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?   The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2020
Type: News

IAQ 2020: Indoor Environmental Quality Performance Approaches
Post date: 4 Dec 2020
Type: News

Around the world, the Covid-19 crisis is driving policymakers to grapple with a public health emergency while simultaneously devising social and economic relief and recovery strategies.   Since 2015, global improvements in energy intensity – a key measure of the economy’s energy efficiency – have been declining. This trend suggests that there is an urgent need for action to boost energy efficiency. The Covid-19 crisis adds an extra layer of uncertainty.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2020
Type: Event

The AIVC board decided in their last (online) meeting of September 2020 to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID-19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was created to define and carry out the project, with the title ‘Ventilation, airtightness and COVID-19’.   
Post date: 13 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

Friday 20 November 2020, 16:00-17:15 CET   Ventilation is recognized as a major element in strategies for minimizing the risk of COVID infection. REHVA and ASHRAE have developed guidelines taking existing evidence of long-range aerosol based transmission into account including the importance of ventilation.   This webinar will present the guidelines by REHVA and ASHRAE and will also have a closer look to the similarities and differences in both guidelines.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Interested participants in the REHVA COVID-19 COURSE, can now enroll and learn how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.  
Post date: 30 Oct 2020
Type: News

By starting local and scaling up, data can be the greatest ally of Europe’s upcoming renovation wave, writes Cristina Gamboa.   The COVID-19 wake-up call has shifted EU sustainability policy from ambition to action. We have seen decision-makers strive for recovery packages that can both deliver on climate goals and rescue turbulent economies. The EU had already set much of this in motion with its Green Deal and target-based climate law.  
Post date: 22 Oct 2020
Type: News

The IPCC Special Report released in late 2018, highlighted the urgency of minimising global temperature rise to 1.5°C and emphasised the need for systems transitions that can be enabled by investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation, policy and acceleration of technological innovation and behavioural changes (IPCC; 2018).  
Post date: 8 Oct 2020
Type: Publication