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Nano-coating to protect buildings against pollution

The organic pollution decomposing properties of titanium dioxide (TiO2) have been known for about half a century. However, practical applications have been few and hard to develop, but now a Greek paint producer claims to have found a...
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AIVC September 2017 Newsletter

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides links and information on newly released AIVC publications and major upcoming AIVC events. Moreover, this issue outlines completed and on-going AIVC...
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SESBE project

Smart elements for sustainable building envelopes     SESBE project, funder under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Union (FP7), aimed to provide new solutions...
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InDeWaG project

Although Nearly Zero Energy Buildings will become a “must” for new buildings in Europe by the end of 2020 – no particular building concept exists, which would enable maximum use of daylight by a transparent glass façade and at the same...
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OSIRYS project

Forest based composites for façades and interior partitions to improve indoor air quality in new builds and restoration     Indoor Air Quality and emissions from building materials have been over the last decades a...
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H-House project

The project H-House (Healthier Life with Eco-innovative Components for Housing Constructions), funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, aims to develop a number of new building systems suited to a society where...
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LaWin project

Within the scope of LaWin (LARGE AREA FLUIDIC WINDOWS), a Horizon 2020 project, an innovative material solution will be developed for efficient solar energy and ambient heat harvesting through an active building envelope. This uses large-...
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ECO-Binder project: Materials brief on energy efficient envelope components

ECO-Binder on the way to success   “Development of insulating concrete systems based on novel low CO2 binders for a new family of eco-innovative, durable and standardised energy efficient envelope components.“...