Windows, Doors, Curtain Walls

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10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins - Energy Forum

The 10th Conference on Advanced Building Skins of the Energy Forum will be held at the Congress Center of Bern Expo in Bern, Switzerland, on 03-04 November 2015. The Conference aims to contribute to a multidisciplinary, integrated planning...
News

Swiss window industry introduces voluntary energy labelling for windows

In January 1 2015 the voluntary Swiss window energy labelling, Energieettikette für Fenster, was introduced. It has been launched with the support of the Swiss Professional Association for Windows and Facades (Schweizerischen Fachverband...
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Innovation: a smart self-tinting and self-powered window

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) scientists have developed a smart window which can darken or brighten without the need for an external power source. This unique self-tinting window requires zero electricity to operate and is also a...
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Human behavior meets building intelligence: how occupants respond to “open window” signals

Systems that inform occupants about when to open and close windows (red/green lights, lighted signs) have become a popular, low-cost solution in U.S. buildings, in hopes of optimizing both comfort and energy performance. This project aims...
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11th International Passive House Days

Join us for the 11th International Passive House Days and get a first hand experience of the many advantages Passive Houses offer!Passive House owners and residents around the globe will open their Passive House homes and offices to share...
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INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR nZEBs

Energy efficiency, RES use, nZEB and green buildings are concepts which are used more and more in European Directives and national regulations. EU targets were established for the reduction of energy consumption and GHG emissions or for...
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International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2015)

This is the official conference of the International Association of Building Physics (IABP).The IBPC 2015 will be focused on the theme "Building Physics for a Sustainable Built Environment" and invites participation and paper submissions...
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venticool newsletter issue #04 - June 2014

With the increasing weight of energy performance regulations on market uptake in the building sector, bridging the gap between scientific and regulatory approaches on ventilative cooling is crucial. As you will learn through this...