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Glaserhaus - Affoltern im Emmental, Switzerland

The aim of the project and the associated construction measures is to repair the existing and restore the original condition.   The floor plans will be spatially and functionally separated, with the aim of consistently uncovering the core...
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Green paper on good practice in EPC assessment, certification, and use

This deliverable provides further analysis, policy proposals and draft descriptions of tools on the seven areas that the project has identified as its priorities for the development of enhanced EPC schemes.   This document provides...
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Review of 50 years of EU Energy Efficiency Policies for Buildings

The reduction of energy demand in buildings through the adoption of energy efficiency policy is a key pillar of the European Union (EU) climate and energy strategy. Energy Efficiency first emerged in the EU energy policy agenda in the...
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A Paris-Proof retail real estate sector: Taking stock of regulatory and market developments

Delivering the vision of climate-neutrality by 2050 as defined in the Paris Agreement is only achievable if the whole building stock, including retail real estate portfolios, is thoroughly renovated and sustainable design of new buildings...
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Report on the energy performance analysis of the 4 ZERO-PLUS settlements

ZERO-PLUS is a comprehensive, cost-effective approach for the design, construction and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZESs).   Focusing on the settlement-level instead of single buildings, the ZERO-PLUS approach aims to bring...
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ePANACEA Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies

The ePANACEA report "Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies" describes the process followed for the development of an inventory of smart and novel technologies which have an impact on the...
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ePANACEA Implementation of innovative certification schemes

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.  ...
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AIVC February 2021 Newsletter Special Issue on COVID-19

As already announced in the November issue of the AIVC newsletter, the AIVC board decided to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID‐19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was...
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Brick Vault House / Space Popular

  Architects: Space Popular Area:  235 m² Year:  2020 Photographs:  Mariela Apollonio Collaborating Architects: Estudio Alberto Burgos, Javier Cortina Maruenda City: Santa Bárbara Country: Spain The Brick Vault House is a prototype for...
This residential house is currently among the finalists for the Archdaily Building of the Year 2021.
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Policy Recommendations

For the current program period EU has dedicated a significant part of the European Regional Development Fund to achieve a low carbon economy. In Sweden these funds are partly managed by regional programs and partly by a national regional...
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Energy Efficiency 2020 - Buildings chapter from IEA

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short...
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Buildings and climate change adaptation: A call to action

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members...
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Brinova Arena Karlskrona sport centre - Karlskrona

Brinova Arena Karlskrona is a multi functional venue suitable for both larger events and smaller sports activities. It is built to PHI Low Energy Standard and was completed in 2019.   Parties involved:   Architecture: UULAS Arkitekter AB...
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New booklets of the Efficient Building Community

The Efficient Buildings Community has released new materials with the portfolio of digital tools developed by the Modular Projects of the community and with the synthesis of the main policy recommendations arisen from the ground experience...
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Best of BREEAM 2020 - Exceptional sustainable places and project teams

This special BREEAM Awards publication proudly presents the people, projects and organisations that are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.   The projects shortlisted...
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Casa Rossa Chemnitz

The multi-family house from the turn of the century was saved from demolition and extensively renovated. 6 apartments were set up with the latest technology and low energy consumption. The usable building fabric was carefully renovated and...
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Level(s) - The European framework for sustainable buildings

Level(s) is a new European approach to assess and report on the sustainability performance of buildings, throughout the full life cycle of buildings.   Using existing standards, the Level(s) framework with its indicators provides a common...
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Ambience H2020 prepares to launch a platform that will help ESCOs include demand side flexibility in their energy services offering

The H2020 project AmBIENCe has introduced the novel concept of Active Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC), which looks to harness a building’s energy performance potential by incorporating flexibility and demand response in addition to...
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Riigi Kinnisvara nõuded mitteeluhoonetele

  Riigi Kinnisvara (RKAS) pani kokku juhendi, mille eesmärk on määratleda mitteeluhoonete projekteerimise ja ehitamise põhimõtted ning kasutatavatele materjalidele, süsteemidele ja seadmetele esitatavad tehnilised nõuded võimalikult...
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Uuendused projekteerimise alusdokumentides

  Kas oled jõudnud seaduste ja standardite muudatustel silma peal hoida? Kui mitte, siis ära muretse.   Siit leiad erinevad sisekliimat ning energiatõhusust puudutavate nõuete uuendused kronoloogilises järjekorras.
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