Residential buildings

Case

The Albero: Construction 21 Case Study

Project type : Renovation Building

Type : High office tower > 28m

Construction Year : 1979 Climate zone : [Cfb] Marine Mild Winter, warm summer, no dry season.

Net Floor Area : 10 500 m 2

Construction/refurbishment...

Albero project of rehabilitation, modernization and requalification of the architectural envelope is part of this urban dynamic as much by its singular aestheticism as by the proposed living environment wanted healthy and pleasant to live...
Tool

Flukso, a tool for monitoring household electricity consumption

What is Flukso? Flukso is an open source web-based community metering application. Flukso allows you to accurately monitor and reduce your household electricity consumption via this website. Do not be fooled to think that...
News

OVERVIEW | Building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) as a viable option among renewables

In the face of the urgent need to renovate and decarbonise the existing building stock, special focus is on building skins, such as roofs and facades, to make them more efficient through innovative solutions and materials, but also to...
News

EeB PPP Project Review 2019 now available!

This yearly publication presents the progress of a portfolio of 174 European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. 110 projects have been co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th...
Publication

Future-proof buildings for all Europeans – A guide to implement the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

Two-thirds (65%) of the European building stock was built before 1980: about 97% of the EU’s buildings must be upgraded to achieve the 2050 decarbonisation goal, but only 0.4-1.2% are renovated each year.    A more efficient, technically...
Event

Thailand Building Fair (THBF) 2019

Held concurrently with Thailand Lighting Fair (THLF) 2019 and Secutech Thailand 2019, the three fairs will hold hands and bring out a new direction “Smart + Energy” to industry players. Overall, the fairs are segmented into six main...
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SMARTER Finance for Families project

Improving Citizens’ Health, Comfort and Financial Well-Being by Supporting Banks, Residential Investors and Solution Providers with Green Homes and Green Mortgage programs.

The project uses comprehensive Green Homes certifications to assess and recognize top performing residential projects incorporating sustainable construction principles.    Evidence from financial and technical modeling have proven that...
Publication

Digitisation of the EU’s construction industry

The digitisation of the EU’s construction industry is an oft-overlooked area of technological development, both politically and socially. EURACTIV.com has interviewed Milena Feustel to shine a light on the sector and explore the direction...