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Pay-for-performance to drive energy efficiency financing in Europe: SENSEI final conference

On January 24, SENSEI project is presenting its final conference "Pay-for-performance to drive energy efficiency financing in Europe". The conference will take place both in Brussels and online. At a time when...
SENSEI, a project supported by the Horizon 2020 funding programme, enables energy efficiency to be rewarded as an energy resource and a new grid service while turning the energy efficiency retrofit project value into an...
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De Hooch, il nuovo edificio residenziale ad Amsterdam con una particolare tipologia di vetro in facciata

L´edificio residenziale De Hooch, progettato da MVSA Architects, è caratterizzato da un particolare tipo di materiale in facciata: una tipologia di vetro a controllo solare ad alto isolamento, il quale è capace di assicurare il...
Progettato dallo studio MVSA Architects, il De Hooch è un edificio residenziale distribuito su otto piani e composto da 28 appartamenti di alta gamma caratterizzati, dal punto di vista...
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Scalloped facade fronts in Parisian social housing block

This social housing block in Paris has been renovated by architect Jean-Christophe Quinton who has worked on the facade by making it more aesthetically appealing to destigmatise social housing. The...
French architect Jean-Christophe Quinton has decorated a Parisian social housing project built on the site of a demolished police station with a curvy limestone facade.   The housing units...
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AIVC/ASHRAE Webinar - Sleeping Environment IAQ and Sleep Quality

This webinar aims to provide a framework to address the importance and significance of good bedroom IAQ, indoor air pollution and ventilation and encourage discussion on the need and call to action...
Our bodies need good rest and sleep as part of regular recuperation to enable us to perform our normal activities in life.  Sleep is an integral part of human life and the importance and significance of good bedroom IAQ, indoor air...
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Retrofit solutions for 69 UK residential buildings using Energiesprong

The Energiesprong whole house retrofit model has been applied across six UK social housing schemes to improve their energy performance. The Energiesprong approach aims to fully insulate homes using offsite...
With spiralling energy costs and unprecedented heatwaves, rapid scale up of retrofit has never been more urgent. And, as an industry, we must come together and share learning if this is to be successful.‍   Which is why we...
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CITYSOLAR Project: Transparent Photovoltaics (TPV) for sustainable transformation of the energy sector in large cities

In the CITYSOLAR project, a new breakthrough concept for TPV will be developed by exploiting the combined use of emerging technologies, namely multi-junction solar modules developed from near-ultraviolet perovskite and near-infrared organic solar...
Transparent solar cells in windows are already possible. But up to now, they have not been sufficiently effective in converting sunlight into electricity. The EU-funded CITYSOLAR project aims to change this by combining...
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AIVC 2023 Conference "Ventilation, IEQ and health in sustainable buildings"

The 43rd AIVC conference "Ventilation, IEQ and health in sustainable buildings" will be held on 4 & 5 October 2023 in Copenhagen, Denmark together with the 11th TightVent conference and the 9th venticool...
Conference Scope As we spend most of our time in commercial and residential facilities, it is important for our society to look at how these spaces impact the environment and the people in them. This task is important for...
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SAFE-FACE Project: Innovative seismic-resilient façade designs

The EU-funded SAFE-FACE project will develop earthquake-proof sustainable facades for mid-rise and newly built residential and office buildings via sustainable techniques for...
Building facades are designed to meet energy efficiency requirements but these are insufficient for seismic hazard zones. Facade damage can occur even during low seismic activity and represents a potential...