Very low energy buildings

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News

How ‘Net-Zero’ and ‘Passive’ Houses Can Cut Carbon Emissions — And Energy Bills

“Net-Zero” and “Passive House” are certification labels for ultra-low energy buildings that use very little energy to heat and cool them.   Although the origins of the passive house date back to the 1970s, its popularity only began to...
News

Milestone for first ever Passivhaus school in Powys

Author: James Pugh

Source: Shropshire Star

The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.   Constructed around a timber frame that was...
Publication

Improving competences of engineers and workers in the AEC industry for delivering NZEBs

Abstract: The energy performance of buildings directive requires from the European Union Member States to ensure that by 31 December 2020 all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) and after 31 December...
Event

Living Future Europe 2020 Meet-up

More info can be found here. Tickets are available via EVENTBRITE.   The LFE 2020 Meet-up   Join us for the very first official Living Future Europe Meet-up   Promoted by Living Future Europe (LFE), together with the...
Case

Co-housing in the UK

The scope of the project is to promote, though architecture, the set-up of a collaborative community living in passive houses. In fact, the building has shared facilities, encouraging social contacts and individual space in a community...
Event

RESTORE Final Conference 2020 & 5th MC Meeting

In light of Covid-19 restrictions on travel and venues, the RESTORE Final Conference will be online – DECEMBER 3rd

RESTORE Final Online Conference, Dec. 3rd, 2020 & 5th MC Online Meeting on the 4th.   Your invitation, on Eventbrite is now open for registration here   Agenda: RESTORE Online Final Conference Flyer...
News

RESTORE Newsletter #38

November newsletter of project RESTORE is out!   RESTORE Online Final Conference as ZOOM Webinar: will take place on 3rd December with two keynote speeches by Joey Pringle on "Regenerative Sustainability" and Emmanuel...
Event

SPEEDIER organises its first virtual training event on energy efficiency management for SMEs

SPEEDIER organises its first virtual training event on energy efficiency management for SMEs • Over two, half-day sessions, participants will be trained on the SPEEDIER Service: a new approach to selling energy audits...