Ventilated Claddings

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Sustainability of Aluminium in Buildings

A leaflet which presents alternative thermal efficient building technical solutions of this famous, light and strong metal. The document is translated in seven languages.
Aluminium is a very young metal, extracted for the first time in 1854. Commercially produced as a precious metal from 1886, its industrial production for civil applications only took off in the 1950’s. The first well-known application in...

Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) - Featuring Country Reports 2010

This book summarises the main outcomes of the work performed in the framework of the IEE EPBD Concerted Action 2007-2010 programme.
The Concerted Action 2007-2010, is organised around the following 5 Core Themes (CT's): Certification of Buildings Inspections of Boilers and Air-Conditioning systems Training of Experts Procedures for Characterisation of Energy...

German Ventilated Cladding Association - Fachverband Baustoffe und Bauteile für vorgehängte hinterlüftete Fassaden e.V. (FVHF)

The German Cladding Association is a non-profit incorporated society of European producers of kits and components for ventilated claddings and construction companies, façade engineers and testing institutes. Most of the members are SMEs. Major...
FVHF represents construction products from Austria, Germany, Italy, Netherlands and Switzerland like: •    cladding as metals, minerals, ceramics and plastics (-compounds), •    mineral insulation (rock and glass wool), •    fixings (...

European Facade Network

A new facade network for experts have been set. EFN is a meeting point for Science, Technology and Industry about research, teaching and exchange on facade knowledge.

BAU Munich 2011

One of the most interesting and well known exhibition will take place in Munich this January. Several Aluminium products applied on ventilated claddings and more generally ventilated cladding Industries (ceramics, minerals, laminates, glass etc)...

Advanced thermal bridge driven technical developments

This paper from the IEE Project ASIEPI informs about actual technical developments to reduce the thermal bridge impact in buildings. Though the paper does not provide a full market survey it gives an idea of the variety of the different currently...
Information paper P190 of the European Project ASIEPI.

European Aluminium Association AISBL

The European Aluminium Association (EAA) represents the aluminium industry in Europe, encompassing primary aluminium producers, downstream manufacturers, producers of recycled aluminium and national aluminium associations. Through environmental and...

Denmark´s most climate friendly nursery

The purely architectural solutions – the form of the building and the choice of materials including high performance glass and generous amounts of insulation – ensure that even without any high-tech renewable technologies the building will use...

Indoor climateThe generous ceiling heights created by the pitched roofs allow air to circulate around the nursery’s rooms and the roof is scattered with Velux roof lights, which will automatically open and close to...