Summer newsletter of project Task 59 is out!
The contents are the following:
Post date: 7 Sep 2020
Development of a novel and ecologic mortar based on nanoparticles of lime and organic additives for the repair of Built Heritage and new construction
Research for durability improvement in cultural heritage buildings
Post date: 4 Sep 2020
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
NOvel TImber CompositEs for Energy and seismic Upgrading of Buildings
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
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
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
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
The EBC Research Programme
Post date: 3 Aug 2020
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
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
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