Practices

Innovation Brief: Deep Renovation Using Prefabricated Components

Innovation in the construction sector is an important driver to adapt to megatrends such as digitalisation, globalised value chains and greater urbanisation, while reducing the industry’s climate impact. Industrial prefabrication is a promising...

Bringing embodied carbon upfront

Coordinated action for the building and construction sector to tackle embodied carbon
The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, and tackle embodied carbon emissions. Through the Advancing Net Zero...

Regenerative design in digital practice. A handbook for the built environment

Book developed as the result of the work done in the Work Group 2 of RESTORE CA16114 COST Project.
Architectural design can no longer be only concerned with developing artefacts that produce reduced environmental impacts within a certain threshold of emissions. Conversely, buildings today must be developed to reverse the effects of...

ExcEED Guidelines: Discover all the findings and technical solutions developed by the Horizon 2020 project

The purpose of the H2020 ExcEED project builds on the statement that there is a lack of structured and comprehensive set of building data, which can be used to elaborate useful information and knowledge for market players and policy makers...

Drivers Of The Energy Transition: Why Do Property Owners Decide To Renovate?

Deep energy renovations are a big step for small multi-apartment buildings, especially if advanced technological solutions are considered. In order to understand what are the drivers that motivate property owners to carry out these...
Hardi, can you tell us a bit more about what you do and what Rannaliiva is and does? Sure! Rannaliiva is a non-profit apartment association established by apartment owners in 1999 for the purpose of sharing the management...

Innovation Brief: Deep Renovation Using Prefabricated Components

Innovation in the construction sector is an important driver to adapt to megatrends such as digitalisation, globalised value chains and greater urbanisation, while reducing the industry’s climate impact. Industrial prefabrication is a...

AIVC September 2019 Newsletter

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC...

Energy and flexibility services for citizens energy communities

Citizens Energy Communities are becoming increasingly popular at policy level and in society generally, for environmental, economic and social reasons. Each community may have one or more of a range of objectives and activities. For...

Bringing embodied carbon upfront

Coordinated action for the building and construction sector to tackle embodied carbon
The World Green Building Council’s pioneering report demands radical cross-sector coordination to revolutionise the buildings and construction sector towards a net zero future, and tackle embodied carbon emissions. Through the Advancing...

RELaTED – Development schemes for new district heating developments (2.5)

This report (D2.5) is one of various RELaTED reports describing low temperature concepts from different perspectives. The report refers to other RELaTED reports when relevant.   The guidelines of this report are in general terms, based on...