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Expert talks – Armand Paardekooper Overman, Associate Architect at Mecanoo

EXPERT TALKS is a new initiative from BUILD UP. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives will...

Check the link to watch the full interview! The 8th edition of our Expert talk hosts Armand Paardekooper Overman, associate architect at Mecanoo. He is also a founding partner of fUSE Architecture and, in 2014, he founded...
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What is a Thermal Bridge?

A thermal bridge ‘free’ design is one of the 5 fundamental principles of Passive House design and construction. But, what even is a thermal bridge? Why are they important? And how do we go about reducing or eliminating them? We hope to...
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"We are building a Passive House" Video reading of a children's book

Looking for something to keep the little ones busy?   Check out this video reading the International Passive House Association made of the children's book "We are Building a Passive Solar House" by Martina Feirer and Alexandra Frankel.  
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|Online course| Safe operation of buildings and HVAC systems during the COVID-19 pandemic

This online course (~6 hours) covers key topics on how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is based on the REHVA COVID-19...
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EUCalc MOOC – Pathway Finder to a low-carbon EU-society: Free course now online!

Learn how to use a new tool that calculates how adaptations in technology and behavior can impact greenhouse gas emissions and make other impacts.

There are many suggestions and various policies and actions to combat climate change and achieve decarbonization but how do we know which ones will be most beneficial?   For example, what will have the greater impact on emissions:...
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Sustainable Places 2020

Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days...
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BUSLeague project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 892894

Dedicated to stimulate demand for sustainable energy skills in the construction sector The overall aim of BUSLeague is to address and overcome the challenges of the stimulation of demand for energy skilled workforce (demand side), along...
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BIMplement 2nd leaflet

The H2020 project BIMplement has published its final brochure, illustrating the results of the project.   The brochure gives an overview of the project, its results and more detailed information.   The main objective of...