Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

Case

Paris Court (France)

Reaching a height of 160 meters, the Paris Court covers an area of approximately 110,000 m² and accommodates up to 8,800 people per day.   The large rectangular atrium develops over the entire height of the base, up to 28 meters. This...
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GEOFIT project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 792210

Deployment of novel GEOthermal systems, technologies and tools for energy efficient building retroFITting As retrofitting is a complex and global process where decisions cannot be taken in isolation, there is an obvious need to devise an...
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TEBE - Technology Energy Building Environment

The TEBE research group, founded by prof. Marco Filippi, works in the Department of Energy (DENERG) at the Politecnico di Torino.   TEBE members are professors, assistant professors, grant researchers, PhD students and scholarship holders...
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Elementary school extension - Chauconin, France

In October 2017, the municipality of Chauconin-Neufmontiers officially inaugurated the new premises of  "Marianne" school, an unprecedented educational extension for this town of 3000 inhabitants.   The project is carried out as part of a...
News

TightVent Europe newsletter issue #17 - November 2019

Welcome to the November 2019 issue of the TightVent Europe newsletter! In this edition we present the highlights of the 2019 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC...
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Aerogel materials for heritage buildings: Materials, properties and case studies

Aerogels are open-porous, high-performance thermal insulation materials that can be used for very thinbuilding insulation. So far, the application conditions of these materials and their potential in heritagebuildings have not yet been...
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World Sustainable Energy Days - WSED 2020

What are the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)? The clean energy transition is taking on a new dynamic in Europe and worldwide. "Energy efficiency first" and "global leadership in renewables" are at the centre of this...
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OVERVIEW | Tools for photovoltaics in buildings

Today’s energy market is rapidly transforming with the diffusion of new decentralized energy actors. In this scenario, buildings play a relevant role for the energy transition that European countries are facing. They are expected to shift...