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

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Eisbärhaus units A & B- Germany

Built in 2019, the Eisbärhaus was designed as a passive building comprising two units. Building materials were selected according to guidelines provided by the Austrian environmental association Umweltverband Vorarlberger Gemeindehaus. All...
Publication

The inside story: Health effects of indoor air quality on children and young people

Children are spending more and more time inside buildings and the indoor air quality can affect their health. In fact, air pollution has been linked to serious health conditions, such as cancer, asthma and cardiovascular diseases.   The...
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‘Reflect, Debate, Advise - Get Level(s) right’ conference

The European Commission is pleased to invite you to the Reflect, Debate, Advise – Get Level(s) right conference

 

The aim of the event is two-fold – firstly, to present the analysis and findings of the Level(s) test phase; and, secondly, to further engage with testers, test co-ordinators and stakeholders more widely from the building sector on how to...
News

BIM4EEB closes the first year up to speed with the development of the BIM toolkit.

BIM4EEB is a European funded project that aims to develop a BIM-based toolkit for energy-efficient building renovation. The project has just completed the first year of activities in full steam. Along the year, project partners have run...
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Aktiv-Stadthaus social housing in Speicherstraße - Germany

The Aktiv-Stadthaus in Frankfurt am Main is the first large apartment building in a city to be built according to the Efficiency House Plus standard. The first residents moved in during the summer of 2015. The aim of its innovative energy...
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BIPV meets History project

The project BIPV meets History aims at creating new business perspectives for the building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV) industry in the renovation of historic buildings in the transnational area between Italy and Switzerland....
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Timber-framed house in Alsace – France

This house is located in Schnersheim, a village of 750 inhabitants, 20 km away of the head of the Alsace Region, Strasbourg. The house is a former farm and is constructed on a light slope. The basement and two walls giving to the national...
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5th Annex meeting

March 23-24, 2020 UPM Madrid, Spain The EBC Research Programme   Approximately one third of primary energy is consumed in non-industrial buildings such as dwellings, offices, hospitals, and schools where...