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Advanced Building Skins International Conference 2013

The main objective of the conference is to contribute to a multidisciplinary, integrated planning approach among architects, engineers, scientists, energy managers, manufacturers and the building industry, with the aim to reduce energy...
Publication

Overview of the European sealants market

This press release from IAL Consultants (UK) announces the publication of a new report: Overview of the European Sealants Market. The press release provides some information about the market of sealants (silicones, polyurethanes...
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We Can’t Live Without Space+Light

Homewise Withoutspace+light is a campaign being run by the British Architect's Association to demand that the UK government sets minimum requirements for natural light in all new homes and set new space standards for all new homes.

In February 2013, HomeWise commissioned a survey that revealed people feel dissatisfied with their new build home after only two years of moving in.Three key issues stood out as the biggest problems for residents of new build home:Energy,...
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Thermal rehabilitation 2013 - Austria

Thermische Sanierung   Grants are made available in the field of building thermal rehabilitation.   Eligible target groups are:   (co-) owners or tenants of a single- or two-family house; home owners / property...
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OVERVIEW - Modern Glazing Solutions: An Essential Element of Low-Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Modern glazing solutions available on the market help to significantly increase the energy performance of buildings by reducing heating, cooling and artificial lighting needs in buildings. Glazing solutions are essential to achieving low...

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! Improving buildings’ energy performanceTechnological...
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Reconstruction grant - Estonia

Rekonstrueerimise toetus   This grant provided by KredEx is designed for associations and communities wishing to reconstruct their apartment buildings as completely as possible. The grant may be combined with the ...
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Support scheme for roof thermal insulation and double glazed windows and doors – Malta

This scheme is now closed.   This support scheme was launched by the Malta Resources Authority (MRA) to encourage the use of roof thermal insulation material and double glazed windows or doors for domestic use.   The...
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Three case studies demonstrate the short CO2 payback of aluminium renovation systems

To illustrate how the energy performance of existing buildings can be upgraded, the European Aluminium Association compiled three renovation case studies and performed simplified life-cycle-assessments focusing on greenhouse gas emissions....

An independent expert has been involved in order to secure the scientific validity and technical quality of the results.For further information, please have a look at the BUILD UP Community on Windows, Doors, Curtain Walls, or go directly...