Airtightness of Buildings and Ductwork

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Florestine Residence

The project belongs to a larger urban intervention with the new Grand Parc in Bordeaux, with green area and public spaces, and it occupies a central place in redefining the neighbourhood. It also has an identity vocation because it...
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BUILDHEAT demo case - Zaragoza, Spain

The case is one of the demonstration sites where the technologies developed within the H2020 project BUILDHEAT have been installed. The building is a large multifamily house in a small quarter in the outskirts of Zaragoza. It has 53...
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Sport'Co sports complex in Beaucouzé

Called Sport'Co, the Beaucouzé sports complex (49) opened its doors in early March 2019. In many ways, this positive-energy public school illustrates the right balance between fundamental values and innovative ideas. While meeting the...
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Smart City project SINFONIA: the renovation of the housing complex of Bolzano – via Passeggiata dei Castani

The renovation of the residential complex of Via Passeggiata dei Castani is one of the interventions developed within the FP7 Smart City project SINFONIA and has been concluded at the beginning of 2019.   The area is located in the east...
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How Europe’s city façades and pavements are being used to harvest clean energy

Building façades and pavements in Dutch and Italian cities are being turned into smart, energy-harvesting surfaces and equipped with sensors to power, heat and cool spaces and even monitor roads.

Europeans have become used to seeing solar panels on the roofs of buildings. But there are plenty of other man-made surfaces in our cities and towns that could be used to harvest energy, including building surfaces.   ‘In Europe there is a...
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Elementary School in Mulhouse, France

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...
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Prefabricated renovation with BERTIM technologies: "L'étape" building in La-Charité-sur-Loire

The building "L'Etape" was built in the early 1960s in the city of Charity sur Loire. It is a social housing building and the renovation aims to create spaces for temporary houses, training and short-term activities organized by the...
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Innovative solutions for advanced façade systems: main results from FACECAMP project

The Interreg Italy-Austria project FACECAMP has come to an end in 2019 and it reached several successful results concerning the topic of building envelope´s performance to reach indoor comfort, energy saving targets and to boost inter-...