Windows, Doors, Curtain Walls

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Overview of provisions for ventilative cooling within 8 European building energy performance regulations

Ventilative cooling (VC) is a way to cool or to prevent overheating in a building by means of ventilation rates higher than hygienic ventilation rates. To this end, natural (such as windows, vents, louvers) as well mechanical (extract or...
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Why choosing windows requires personalised advice? - window selection for optimised energy efficiency

In the context of the European Commission’s window energy labelling proposal, European Aluminium invites you to have a look at the animation explaining why choosing windows requires personalised advice.Because more than 90% of windows sold...
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QUALICHeCK Newsletter issue #3 - August 2015

The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project.   The newsletter's articles include:   2nd QUALICHeCK Conference, 4 September 2015, Brussels 2nd...
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2nd QUALICHeCK Conference | EPBD Review – Elements for better compliance and quality of works

(Programme updated 2015/08/29) The second conference on compliance and quality of works for energy efficiency in buildings will be organised in Brussels on 4 September 2015. The Energy Performance of Buildings...
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CIBSE Building Performance Conference and Exhibition 2015

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) second building performance conference and exhibition will identify and focus on developments, innovations and best practice that will materially assist the full supply chain...
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OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...
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Solar Heating and Cooling for Residential Applications- Technology Brief

This report focuses on Solar Thermal Systems (STS) for residential applications. The document provides technical background, analyses the potential and the barriers for market growth and offers insights for policy makers on the STS field...
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IEA SHC Annual Report 2014 (International Energy Agency Solar Heating and Cooling Programme)

The International Energy Agency (IEA) Solar Heating & Cooling (SHC) Programme  Annual Report 2014, provides an overview of the progress made by the SHC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed research...