Indoor environment (thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics)

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1st Nordic Conference on Zero Emission and Plus Energy Buildings

The conference presents state-of-the art research and practical solutions that pave the way towards a low carbon built environment, with a focus on Nordic countries.

The Challenge It is now widely known that the construction sector has a key role in contributing to the mitigation of global greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, the construction and use of buildings are responsible for 42% of our final...
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Climate Emergency: Mainstreaming Passivhaus by 2030 #UKPHC19

Join the UK Passivhaus Conference in Manchester this October to discover how to successfully industrialise the Standard and deliver Passivhaus for the mass market.

View the programme   The wider industry is waking up to the benefits of energy efficient buildings and many policies are beginning to point to Passivhaus (or equivalent!) But are we capable of propelling Passivhaus as the new norm for the...
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7^ Conferenza Nazionale Passivhaus

ZEPHIR: ricostruiamo il CLIMA!   Il 14 Novembre una nuova e più grande conferenza Passivhaus ti aspetta nel primo salone internazionale della riqualificazione: RESTRUCTURA!   L’Istituto di...
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Symposium on valuing the multiple benefits of energy efficiency

The EU-funded “Multiple Benefits” project and the German project “Multiple benefits as drivers for building renovation” invite businesses, decision-makers and interested stakeholders to share and discuss methods, lessons and tools to promote...

The building and industry sectors combined represent about 85% of Europe’s CO2 emissions and about 70% of final energy use. Increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy demand is thus a key strategy to reducing carbon emissions from...
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DRIVE 0 – Symposium on Circular Renovation

Circular renovations play a key role in decarbonization of our building stock. To increase the amount of circular renovations, these need to be attractive for consumers and investors, as well they need to be environmentally friendly and cost...

Join us on the journey to decarbonize the built environment!   Thursday October 24, 2019 @ Brightlands Center Court, Arthur | 09:00 – 16:30h Brightlands Chemelot Campus To give a good kick-off to the...
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Thinking outside the Comfort Box

An understanding of human thermal comfort has proven to be one of the key components of energy efficiency in buildings. Human comfort is more to comfort than just temperature and humidity. For instance, the radiative energy that is emitted...
Publication

ExcEED Guidelines: Discover all the findings and technical solutions developed by the Horizon 2020 project

The purpose of the H2020 ExcEED project builds on the statement that there is a lack of structured and comprehensive set of building data, which can be used to elaborate useful information and knowledge for market players and policy makers...
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Drivers Of The Energy Transition: Why Do Property Owners Decide To Renovate?

Deep energy renovations are a big step for small multi-apartment buildings, especially if advanced technological solutions are considered. In order to understand what are the drivers that motivate property owners to carry out these...

Hardi, can you tell us a bit more about what you do and what Rannaliiva is and does? Sure! Rannaliiva is a non-profit apartment association established by apartment owners in 1999 for the purpose of sharing the...