Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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Un locatif 100% solaire

This article informs about a 100% solar-heated residential building in Oberburg (Switzerland). It includes eight dwellings built around a 205 m3 water tank (4 m diameter, 17 m heigth), heated by 276 m2 of thermal solar panels on the roof.
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Erstvermietung in Oberburg - Burgdorf Süd: 100% solar beheizte Wohnungen

This brochure informs about a 100% solar-heated residential building in Oberburg (Switzerland). It includes eight dwellings built around a 205 m3 water tank (4 m diameter, 17 m heigth), heated by 276 m2 of thermal solar panels on the roof.
Event

Daylight Use and Shading - Light & Building Trade Fair

The seminar will be held during the Light and Building main event in Frankfürt. This REHVA seminar is dedicated to solar shading. The different aspects and ways of managing daylight in buildings will be discussed thorough 3 main topics: "Man Needs...
Array Programme:15:00 Welcome 15:05 BUILD UP – Open Platform for Information on Building Energy Performance15:15 Man Needs Daylight! sufficient daylight for the viewing task uniform...
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The Code for Sustainable Homes simply explained

The Code for Sustainable Homes is the standard by which new homes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are now being judged for their green credentials. The Code covers a wide range of environmental issues: energy and carbon dioxide emissions,...
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Project information - Typology approach for building stock energy assessment (TABULA)

The objective of the IEE-Project TABULA (Typology Approach for Building Stock Energy Assessment) is to create a harmonised structure for European Building Typologies. Each participating country will on that basis develop a National Building...

Each model building will represent a certain construction period of the country and a specific building size. The key outcome of the project will be an interactive webtool that allows using the Building Typology for different applications...
Case

Ulm-Böfingen: Retrofitting of Catholic Community Centre using Vacuum Insulation Panels

Over 90% of all building projects of the diocese Rottenburg-Stuttgart with an annual investment from about 40 million Euros are for renovating existing buildings. With the retrofitting of the community centre “Zum Guten Hirten” they would like to...
Original Buildings: The community hall is a two storey reinforced concrete construction. The external walls are made of 24 cm thick concrete. In some areas the walls of the lower level have a layer of 11.5 cm sand-lime...
News

Deutschland: Europäische Schule München erhält Fördermittel aus dem Konjunkturpaket II

Die Europäische Schule in München erhält 8,8 Millionen Euro aus dem Konjunkturpaket II vom Bundesbauministerium. Staatssekretär Rainer Bomba übergab den Förderbescheid am 9. März 2010 der Schulleitung. Die Europäische Schule München will mit der...
Bomba: "Die Europäische Schule München erhält mit 8,8 Millionen Euro einen der höchsten Einzelbeträge aus unserer Förderung. Wir haben bewusst Projekte unter 10 Millionen Euro bevorzugt. Denn diese kleinen und mittleren Baumaßnahmen kommen...
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Deutschland: BMVBS ruft auf zu Forschung zu innovativen Baustoffen

Jan Mücke, Parlamentarischer Staatssekretär beim Bundesminister für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung hat am 9.März 2010 auf dem 9. Baustoffkolloquium der Technischen Universität Berlin dazu aufgerufen, Forschungsanträge zum Thema zu stellen. Mücke...
Anträge auf Forschungsförderung für das Jahr 2010 können bis zum 19.04.2010 eingereicht werden beim: Bundesinstitut für Bau-, Stadt- und Raumforschung (BBSR) im Bundesamt für Bauwesen und Raumordnung (BBR) Referat II 3 Deichmanns Aue 31 -...