Deep renovation: paradigm and technology packages for historic and existing residential building cases

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Summer newsletter of project Task 59 is out!   The contents are the following:  
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Type: News

Development of a novel and ecologic mortar based on nanoparticles of lime and organic additives for the repair of Built Heritage and new construction Project description Research for durability improvement in cultural heritage buildings  
Post date: 4 Sep 2020
Type: Link

Smart Textiles for RETrofitting and Monitoring of Cultural Heritage Buildings This project aims to develop novel techniques using smart multifunctional materials for the combined seismic-plus-energy retrofitting, and Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of the European cultural heritage buildings (CHB). The need for upgrading the existing old and CHB is becoming increasingly important for the EU countries, due to:  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

NOvel TImber CompositEs for Energy and seismic Upgrading of Buildings
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Link

Promoting Energy efficiency & Developing Innovative Approaches in schools Large-scale energy renovations of school buildings have a high perceived investment risk, while the many actors involved deem the endeavour an even more complex procedure. The importance of energy renovation of buildings has been addressed by National (NEEAP, NECP) and EU (EPBD, Green Deal) policies. PEDIA was conceived for removing legal, administrative, technical, and market barriers, eliminating the existing fragmentation through the achievement of the following objectives:  
Post date: 25 Aug 2020
Type: Link

This year, the 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place online for the very first time! The con­fer­en­ce will run from 20 Septem­ber to 8 Oc­to­ber 2020 and includes a multitude of lectures, workshops and building tours! All ses­sions will be re­cor­ded and can be ac­cessed again after the con­fer­en­ce between 10 Oc­to­ber and 1 Novem­ber 2020. You can now dis­cov­er the pro­gramme here.   
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: News

IEA EBC Annex 75 Cost-effective Building Renovation at District Level Combining Energy Efficiency & Renewables: 6th Expert Meeting   September 22-24, 2020 Remote Meeting, in replacement of the foreseen live meeting Zurich Switzerland   The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 3 Aug 2020
Type: Event

HAPPEN (Holistic APproach and Platform for the deep renovation of the med residential built ENvironment) is a project that develops and rolls out the MedZEB approach: a tailored, holistic, transparent and adaptive strategy aimed to foster the market uptake of the deep energy retrofitting of the Mediterranean residential built environment.
Post date: 27 Jul 2020
Type: Publication

Join us on Friday 17 July, 2020 at 10:30 for our last SINFONIA "Smart City Talks" webinar to learn more about the experience of our lighthouse city Bolzano in deploying smart urban services for its citizens!  
Post date: 9 Jul 2020
Type: Event

This hard-stone elementary school is located in Mulhouse in the Alsace region (north-eastern France), near the border with Germany. It is a listed building, since it was built in XXVIII sec as a spinning factory at a time which Mulhouse had an active textile industry and became a school in 1870. It has recently been retrofitted with a project balanced between low energy consumption and heritage preservation, with the availability of a constraint budget.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2020
Type: Case