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
Chillventa – World’s leading trade fair for refrigeration technology
Chillventa eSpecial from 13 - 15 October 2020
Be there when experts from the international refrigeration, AC & ventilation and heat pump community meet online! From 13-15 October 2020 experts from research and practice will share their knowledge in numerous lectures as part of Chillventa CONGRESS and the official supporting programme.
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Energy-efficient upgrades to HVAC systems at schools and other critical buildings can prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Federal funding and tax incentives to make these building upgrades could catalyze a market already projected for growth.
The EU has already embraced building upgrades as part of the European Green Deal framework in its recovery package.
What do climate change, COVID-19, and your air conditioner have in common? As it turns out, a lot.
Post date: 19 Aug 2020
In July, the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee released a report which was highly critical of the current lack of progress in building energy efficiency work, particularly in England. The report urged a seven-fold increase in the installation rate. “A major upgrade of the energy performance of the UK’s entire building stock will be a fundamental pillar of any credible strategy to reach net zero emissions, to address fuel poverty and cut energy bills,” the committee told the government.”
Post date: 17 Aug 2020
The new Central Building of Leuphana University represents an exemplary sustainable campus. It is part of the "Climate-neutral campus" project, which was nominated for the German sustainability award. The building concept and design started from an idea elaborated from a group of students within a university seminar with the architect Daniel Libeskind.
Post date: 30 Jul 2020
As facility managers consider their reopening strategies, of course cleaning, PPE, and social distancing policies must be top of mind. But the role of the HVAC system cannot be ignored either. Can improved air filtration and better ventilation actually help reduce the spread of coronavirus? Or does recirculated air — as from air conditioning systems — help spread the virus? Those have been the million dollar questions really since the start of pandemic.
Post date: 29 Jul 2020
Called Sport'Co, the Beaucouzé sports complex (49) opened its doors in early March 2019. In many ways, this positive-energy public school illustrates the right balance between fundamental values and innovative ideas. While meeting the functional requirements of a structure dedicated to team sports, it is characterized by exemplary technical and economic performances:
Post date: 28 Jul 2020