To combat the emerging problem of indoor air quality, the ECO-SEE project has developed a range of eco-building solutions that can deliver healthier, quieter and more energy efficient buildings.
These solutions are presented in a new project video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KyjYTsNGoM
Post date: 19 Apr 2017
People spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, so it is perhaps not surprising that the quality of the environment created has a significant impact on their health and well-being. What is perhaps even more surprising is that the indoor air quality of some buildings, including modern low energy buildings, has been shown to be poorer than urban outdoor air quality.
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
MOBISTYLE - Motivating end-users behavioral change by combined ICT based tools and modular information services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle.
MOBISTYLE in one sentence:
The overall aim of MOBISTYLE is to raise consumer awareness and motivate behavioral change towards energy efficient building usage by providing attractive personalized combined knowledge services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle, by ICT-based solutions.
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
This conference by the UK Indoor Environments Group (UKIEG) and the Health Effects of Modern Airtight Construction (HEMAC) Network, will bring together research and case studies to help shed light on the topic of the indoor home environment. The event is intended for academics, policy makers and industry experts with an interest in improving indoor environments for health and wellbeing.
Conference topics include (but are not limited to):
Post date: 2 Mar 2017
Promoting healthy and energy efficient buildings in the European Union: National implementation of related requirements of the Energy Performance Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU)
EU Member States have been developing policies and measures to generally reduce the actual energy use of their buildings. Member States are called to properly implement and enforce the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive recast (2010/31/EU) without compromising the comfort, health and productivity of their occupants.
Post date: 30 Jan 2017
This paper reviews and summarises research studies of residential energy efficiency (EE) and related ventilation upgrades, discusses ways that programmes monetise occupant health co-benefits, highlights innovative programmes that combine EE and health-focused home repairs and identifies where research gaps exist, and/or where research can be improved and leveraged.
Key study findings include:
Post date: 13 Dec 2016
Towards an identification of European indoor environments’ impact on health and performance - Mould and Dampness
Post date: 22 Nov 2016
This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics"
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
AMANAC (Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology Cluster) aims to create an effective and long lasting collaboration and coordination platform within the Energy-efficient Buildings Public Private Partnership (EeB PPP) Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology projects, whose activities address development of (nano)materials, components and systems for the improvement of energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 15 Nov 2016
Post date: 11 Nov 2016