low energy buildings

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DIRECTION is a four-year EU-funded project aiming to demonstrate how the use of very innovative and cost-effective energy efficiency technologies can lead to the achievement of very low energy new buildings. As the project now comes to an end, the deep understanding of building performance  generated by it is now available to designers, owners, constructors, local authorities and all interested parties.  
Post date: 2 Mar 2016
Type: News

This report is the final deliverable of DIRECTION, a four-year EU-funded project aiming to demonstrate how the use of very innovative and cost-effective energy efficiency technologies can lead to the achievement of very low energy new buildings. As the project comes to an end, the Best Practices Book aims to offer the experience gained in the energy efficiency domain and encourage others to capitalise on it.  
Post date: 2 Mar 2016
Type: Publication

Paolo Tosolini - How to raise the number of nZEBs in Europe? Experts provide their insights into probing questions   DIRECTION’s second replication workshop took place in September, organised by Eurac in Bolzano, Italy. This is one of three workshops organised as part of DIRECTION’s outreach aimed at maximising replicability potential as the project enters its final months.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2016
Type: News

Claudio Lucchin - How to raise the number of nZEBs in Europe? Experts provide their insights into probing questions DIRECTION’s second replication workshop took place in September, organised by Eurac in Bolzano, Italy. This is one of three workshops organised as part of DIRECTION’s outreach aimed at maximising replicability potential as the project enters its final months. Claudio Lucchin
Post date: 9 Dec 2015
Type: News

The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA EBC) programme approved the IEA EBC Annex 68: “Indoor Air quality Design and Control in Low Energy Residential Buildings” in November 2015. This annex has a four year working and reporting phase. The project is investigating how to ensure that future low energy buildings are able both to improve their energy performance and to provide comfortable and healthy indoor environments.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2015
Type: Link

Call for Papers for the IEECB&SC’16 Conference "Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities". The deadline for abstract submissions is November 15, 2015. The papers should focus on the following topics among others: 
Post date: 12 Oct 2015
Type: News

Post date: 19 Jun 2015
Type: Event

Energy Building certifiers in Lombardy may access to a new service provided by Regional Body for Energy Certification of Buildings which promotes new low carbon buildings (corresponding to the A+, A and B class of energy performance). Each selected building demonstrates through images and technical descriptions related to certified buildings, a new culture focused on the design, the construction and purchase / lease of buildings with very low energy consumption. CENED Photogallery is available www.cened.it/photo
Post date: 17 Feb 2015
Type: Note