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TightVent Europe newsletter issue #19 - November 2020

We hope this newsletter finds you healthy and well during these unprecedented times.    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, TightVent continues to operate and adjust its communication, networking and awareness raising activities in the field of...
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Renovation of a 6-storey office building located in Saint-Etienne

The construction is an office building originally in masonry whose renovation has been designed by atelier d’architecture Rivat as architectural firm (Architecte associé: atelier des vergers).   The renovation has been completed in 2017...
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AIVC - TightVent WEBINAR | Better Quantifying and Locating Building Leakages

Monday 30 November 2020, 10:30-11:45 CET   Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality which depend on the location and distribution of leakages. Among others,...
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Timber hostel for pilgrims in Zegama

The construction is designated as hostel for the pilgrims of "Camino de Santiago". The architects, Naxto Ibarrexte and Inaki Del Prim, aimed to combine in their project aspects of sustainability, healthy construction with local materials...
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FACE 2020 Opening Event - Sharing Knowledge & Expertise on the façade industry

FACE (Façade Architecture, Construction and Engineering) course provides insights into the contemporary market and value chain of the façade industry, enabling technical designers and consultants to manage complex projects...
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Passive office renovation in Wien

The administration building of the “Dachverbandes der öster. Sozialversicherung”in Wien, built at the end of the Seventies, has recently undergone a general renovation.   The building has 16 floors above ground and a total GFA of approx....
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Ryder Architecture hails Queensferry High School as exemplar in low carbon design

As the new Queensferry High School (QHS) welcomes its first influx of pupils, international design practice Ryder Architecture has outlined the building’s low carbon qualities.   Designed by Ryder and delivered through hub South East...
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Smart City project SINFONIA: IN28 demonstration building in Innsbruck

Innsbruck is one of the pilot cities of the FP7 project SINFONIA, and selected its eastern district to demonstrate the large scale implementation of energy efficient measures, with the objective of achieving on average 40 – 50% primary...