Internal insulation systems

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Vacuum Insulation Panel technology used in façade insulation of the Grand Tower Frankfurt

VIPA International Case study: Vacuum Insulation Panel technology used in façade insulation of the Grand Tower Frankfurt The Challenge   The population in many large cities has been exploding for years. At the same time,...

SB&WRC project

Fostering a circular economy in the construction sector

The originality of the Sustainable Bio & Waste Resources project for Construction (SB&WRC) in the framework of the European Interreg Territorial Cooperation Program France (Channel) England lies notably in its method: designing...

Innovative Materials for Seismic and Energy Retrofitting of the Existing EU Buildings

The seismic and energy retrofitting of existing European buildings with innovative materials is addressed in this report. The need for retrofitting of old buildings emanates from their substandard design in terms of both earthquake...

The Green Instruct Project: prefabrication for refurbishment from a modular perspective by way of a universal building block with customization potential

The rapid worldwide growth of the construction industry during recent decades has resulted in an enormous increase in the global production of  Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), placing an enormous...

"The future of energy storage" workshop within Sustainable Places 2018

We would like to invite you to the "The future of energy storage" workshop, which will take place on 27th June 2018 from 11:30 to 15:30 within Sustainable Places 2018 in Aix-Les_Bains,...

Bio-based houses are seducing Latin America

The use of natural materials is growing rapidly in Argentina and other South American countries. Technical progress and policy implementation seem to go hand in hand   The green building phenomenon in Latin America has...

More space and saving energy with Vacuum Insulation Panels

VIPA International is organizing a conference entitled ‘More space and saving energy with Vacuum Insulation Panels’. This event (free of charge) will take place on Thursday morning, 27 September 2018, in Vienna, Austria.   We invited a...

OVERVIEW | Super Insulating Materials: From mature products to market ready system solutions

By Daniel Quenard (CSTB)   Following years of research and development by EU-funded, national and international projects, Super-Insulated Materials (SIM) have achieved maturity. The industry is now rolling out market-ready...