HVAC systems (heating, cooling, domestic hot water, ventilation)

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825998.

About The European Strategic Energy Technology (SET) Plan – proposed by the European Commission in order to accelerate the deployment of low-carbon energy technologies – recognises the essential role of renewable energy...
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4RinEU demonstration activities: where do we stand?

European construction sites have been hit hard by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. 4RinEU looks to the future.

Haugerudsenteret (Oslo, Norway) – Our first success story. Energy performance to be assessed The Norwegian demo case, located in Oslo, is the first example of a successful implementation of 4RinEU methodology. The...
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The renovation of Doragno Castle - Rovio, Switzerland

The building is used as a residential, and the aim of the renovation has been the conservation of the ancient walls of the medieval castle, considering modern comfort standards with the target of achieving a building ad a high standard of...
Event

Whole House Deep Retrofit – AECB Webinar

July 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Free   Whole House Deep Retrofit – AECB Expert Advisor Robert Prewett   Robert Prewett – Architect specialising in low energy fabric first design for new build and retrofit....
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Passivhaus Contractor webinar

Do this course if you want to:
learn the skills to achieve Passivhaus standards on site and (optionally) take the exam to gain the Certified Passivhaus Tradesperson qualification.

Our Contractor Training comprises a...

Online contractor training   Dates: 6th and 8th July 2020 Time: 1.00 – 5:30 pm both days Trainers: Eric Fewster and Sally Godber Costs: Standard price: £250 + VAT AECB/PHT/TGR members: £225 + VAT   This course is run in...
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Passivhaus for Educational Buildings: Official Launch

Date: 23 July 2020    Time: 10.30 - 12.30   Location: Online           Cost: PHT members: £20+VAT, Non members: £40+VAT, Staff of educational estates & LA: Free   Are you involved in the delivery of schools, operate...
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Webinar - Planning support for green buildings and cities

Webinar 8: Planning support for green buildings and cities   Date: 22.07.2020 Time: 10:10 – 11:22 am CEST   Speakers: Chris Caerts, Project & Product Manager, VITO NV Martin Jakob, Executive partner,...
Publication

How HVAC systems help to reduce the airborne transmission of COVID-19

by Adil Rasool (Virkraft Engineering)

The purpose of HVAC systems is to provide and maintain environmental conditions, including proper airflow, relevant humidity, heating, and cooling in a specific area to ensure thermal comfort and indoor air quality. In the context of...