Current know-how on airtightness, leaks and ventilation systems
All colleagues from Germany, Europe and beyond, who are concerning with the subject of airtightness of buildings, are cordially invited to contribute to the content of the 11th International BUILDAIR Symposium with a contribution.
Post date: 12 Jan 2021
Before the refurbishment started, the local authority had around 1,500 bedsits right across the city. Known as zero-bed units, they were small – usually no more than 26 square metres – and as they aged, they became progressively less attractive to tenants.
Moreover, the more unattractive the location, the more ‘de-tenanted’ they became. So began a vicious cycle of vacancy, dilapidation and social deterioration.
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
The Kohlerhaus, a building dating back to the 14th century, was renovated to accommodate 10 apartments with the high standards of comfort and efficiency. The historical research carried out by the architect revealed the rich past of the building, that served as priest house, hotel or guest house. The retrofit of the building included external insulation the wall with reed mats, new replica windows and new building services (radiating heating and mechanical ventilation).
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Two draft guides have been published by TALTEKA and are open for comments until 8 January 2021. The guides relate to residential ventilation solutions that can affect pressure and heat recovery in the cold. All building professionals are welcomed to provide input.
Post date: 17 Dec 2020
3rd Edition of EuroACE Mini Online Workshops Series on the Renovation Wave
"A Breeze of Fresh Air? Ensuring Improved Indoor Air Quality is Delivered via the Renovation Wave
Post date: 20 Nov 2020
The construction is designated as hostel for the pilgrims of "Camino de Santiago". The architects, Naxto Ibarrexte and Inaki Del Prim, aimed to combine in their project aspects of sustainability, healthy construction with local materials and energy efficiency.
Post date: 2 Nov 2020
The building, designed by Ruben Muedra and developed by IDAI NATURE as their new headquarters, won the BUILD Sustainable Building "Excellence Award for Sustainable Architectural Design".
It has been completed in 2018 and it is located in the town of La Pobla de Vallbona in Valencia,where the main challenge was to meet the limiting cooling demands required for Passivhaus certification, in a warm climate and in a high internal gain building.
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
The administration building of the “Dachverbandes der öster. Sozialversicherung”in Wien, built at the end of the Seventies, has recently undergone a general renovation.
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
The building, a residential construction designed by DMDV Arquitectos and built in 2020, represents an exemplary nZEB with that reached also the certification of Passivhaus Plus.
Post date: 23 Sep 2020
Ventilation 2021: 13th International Industrial Ventilation Conference for Contaminant Control
August 15-18, 2021 Toronto, Canada
Post date: 28 Aug 2020