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This timber-framed building is located in Saint-Samson-la-Poterie in the Oise region (northern France), over Paris, and especially in the natural region called "Pays de Bray".   It was the barn of a landlord housing of the 17th century and it has recently been retrofitted and restored by the owner himself. A careful work on the materials and on the execution was made.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2020
Type: Case

“Net-Zero” and “Passive House” are certification labels for ultra-low energy buildings that use very little energy to heat and cool them.   Although the origins of the passive house date back to the 1970s, its popularity only began to spread in the past decade or so.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: News

The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.   Constructed around a timber frame that was sustainably sourced in Wales, the school has a superior level of insulation and was built to be airtight. It also has a heat recovery and ventilation system and solar panels on the roof to minimise running costs.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: News

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   FOR PASIV, FOR WOOD and FOR THERM 2020 at PVA EXPO PRAGUE   The set of the fairs FOR PASIV, FOR WOOD and FOR THERM trade fairs attracted an extraordinarily large number of visitors.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Concept and objectives:   BIM2TWIN aims to build a Digital Building Twin (DBT) platform for construction management that implements lean principles to reduce operational waste of all kinds, shortening schedules, reducing costs, enhancing quality and safety and reducing carbon footprint.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: Link

VEF Virtual Series “Products Track” Session 5   Energy efficiency policy and regulations 17 February 2021   VEF Virtual Series   The Vienna Energy Forum is going online with the launch of the VEF Virtual Series—a sequence of online consultations to assist countries around the world align their recovery efforts with an Inclusive and Sustainable Industrial Development.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: Event

VEF Virtual Series   “Products Track”   Session 3   Energy Efficiency Information and Capacity Building   10 December 2020   VEF Virtual Series  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: Event

The European Union and its member states were a major driving force behind the negotiations at the United Nations that led to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2030 Agenda to achieve them. Five years later, the EU’s leadership is needed more than ever before to drive the transition towards a sustainable future and to lead by example.  
Post date: 26 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

Abstract: The energy performance of buildings directive requires from the European Union Member States to ensure that by 31 December 2020 all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) and after 31 December 2018, new buildings occupied/owned by the public authorities should also have the NZEB perfor-mance.  
Post date: 26 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

TripleA-reno is an H2020 EU-funded project running from May 2018 until April 2021. It raises awareness and provides guidance on the different phases of the renovation process.  
Post date: 26 Nov 2020
Type: News