Airtightness of Buildings and Ductwork

2030 Palette: a free online database for sustainable buildings and cities

The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that puts the principles and actions behind Zero Net Carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of designers, planners, and builders worldwide. The swatches, or sustainable design strategies...

E2VENT project: Energy Efficient Ventilated Facades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange

The old buildings, which represents the vast majority of the building stock, are predominantly of low energy performance and subsequently in need of refurbishment work. Within the existing European building stock, a large share (approximately 34%)...

2030 Palette: a free online database for sustainable buildings and cities

The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that puts the principles and actions behind Zero Net Carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of designers, planners, and builders worldwide. The swatches, or sustainable design...

E2VENT project: Energy Efficient Ventilated Facades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange

The old buildings, which represents the vast majority of the building stock, are predominantly of low energy performance and subsequently in need of refurbishment work. Within the existing European building stock, a large share (...

Qualibat

Since 1949, the Qualibat association is a qualification and certification body for construction companies. Qualibat is accredited by Cofrac. More than 70 000 workers are qualified or certified by Qualibat.   In 2011, Qualibat launched...

Syneole

Since 2010, Syneole (Professional trade union for airtightness testing) brings together companies performing airtightness tests in France.   Mission:   to represent, promote and defend the interests of airtightness testers; to be...

Effinergie+

In 2007, the Effinergie association launched its first label “BBC-Effinergie” for new buildings, requiring a primary energy use of 50kWh/m² per year. The label was very successful and became mandatory for all new buildings under the 2012...

The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS)

The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS) is a scheme created for companies (including sole traders and partnerships) that carry out air tightness testing activities and to provide reassurance to clients that the work is carried...

SESBE project

Smart elements for sustainable building envelopes     SESBE project, funder under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Union (FP7), aimed to provide new solutions...

InDeWaG project

Although Nearly Zero Energy Buildings will become a “must” for new buildings in Europe by the end of 2020 – no particular building concept exists, which would enable maximum use of daylight by a transparent glass façade and at the same...