The European project OPEN HOUSE aims to merge existing methodologies for sustainability assessment of buildings towards a common view. With the aim of being widely adopted in Europe, the OPEN HOUSE methodology is developed in a fully transparent, collective and open process, with extensive communication and interaction between all stakeholders.
This event is a unique opportunity to discover the methodology and the tools available for implementation.
More information is available at: www.openhouse-fp7.eu
OPEN HOUSE Consortium would like to cordially invite you to the OPEN HOUSE Final Workshop that will take place on the 25th July 2013 in Brussels.
The OPEN HOUSE project aims to merge existing methodologies for sustainability assessment of buildings towards a common view. With the aim of being widely adopted in Europe, the OPEN HOUSE methodology has been developed in a fully transparent, collective and open process, with extensive communication and interaction between all stakeholders.
This event is a unique opportunity to:
- learn about the OPEN HOUSE methodology
- see how it embodies the principles of transparency and openess
- hear how it has been successfully applied to 68 buildings
- find out about the resources that are available to implement the methodology throughout the EU
- understand how it is related to other European initiatives
Venue & Times
The workshop will be held at the hotel NH Atlanta Brussels from 9.30 to 16.30
NH Atlanta Brussels, 7 Boulevard Adolphe Max. 1000 Brussels (Belgium)
Participation in the workshop is free of charge. The number of participants is limited. Registration will be accepted on a ‘first come first served’ basis.
To register please write an email before 19th of July to the contact person: Daniel Hiniesto Muñoz de la Torre firstname.lastname@example.org
The workshop will be held in English. The organisers do not provide interpretation.
09.30-10.00 WELCOME COFFEE
10.00-10.20 INTRODUCTION Welcome by the Project Coordinator. Daniel Hiniesto, ACCIONA Infraestructuras
OPEN HOUSE: Scope and objectives Daniel Hiniesto, ACCIONA Infraestructura
10.20-12.30 OPEN HOUSE Methodology: theoretical background OPEN HOUSE: a harmonic approach. Vincent Peyramale, FRAUNHOFER IBP
11.15-11.30 COFFEE BREAK
12.30-13.30 OPEN HOUSE: a comprehensive life cycle approach – indicators: Environmental Quality, Economic Quality, Social/Functional Quality, Technical Characteristics, Process Quality and Location
13.30-14.30 OPEN HOUSE Practical Experience and Tools
Presentation of assessment guides and tools: how to assess a building with the OPEN HOUSE methodology Presentation of case studies and assessment tutorial
14.30-14.50 European Commission’s strategy on sustainable buildings Josefina Lindblom, DG Environment European Commission
14.50-15.00 COFFEE BREAK
15.20-15.40 Construction21 Veronique Pappe, IFPEB
15.40-16.00 Future of OPEN HOUSE