Simply walking into other people's homes? That is exactly what everyone can do during the International Passive House Open Days. Residents of Passive House buildings will open their doors to visitors during this annual open days event. They invite them to experience the high levels of comfort and energy efficiency for themselves.
Feel the Passive House! This year the International Passive House Open Days will take place from 9th to 11th November.
Post date: 2 Nov 2018
Overview of the Programme
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
UN Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and Finance for Tomorrow, an initiative of Paris EUROPLACE, are joining forces to stage three days of action on sustainable finance in the city where decisive action on climate change was finally taken in 2015.
Post date: 18 Oct 2018
The renovation of the THEODORE building is in line with the desire of AG Real Estate to participate in the enhancement of urban heritage.
This building of 3500 m2, inscribed in a remarkable architectural ensemble which includes the church of the Trinity, was designed in 1864 by the architect Théodore Ballu. It is in his memory that AG Real Estate has named his project THEODORE.
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
New technological methods for increasing quality and quantity of recovered construction & demolition waste, promoting the consideration of end-of-life management of buildings and building components at their design stage, and enhancing awareness of the impact construction materials and debris have on health and the environment, will be presented during the final conference of HISER.
Post date: 12 Oct 2018
Nobatek/INEF4, a French RTO involved in H2020 projects, is organizing a 1 day conference in Bordeaux on the 23rd of October, called DIGITAL TOOLS Conference - Digitalise or die: New tools for the construction sector. European experts on BIM and digitalization of the construction sector will speak about the opportunities, challenges and barriers of the digital transformation of the construction sector. The topics addressed will be both technical and research-oriented and above all market-oriented.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
IMPULSE introduces an integrated support system concerning energy upgrading projects for Public Buildings.
The Project is coordinated by the Centre for Renewable Energy Sources and Saving (CRES) and is implemented in the context of the European Programme Interreg MED 2014-2020 with the co-funding of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). In Greece, the Project’s pilot implementation is realised by the Municipality of Heraklion through the Department of European Programmes, while the Regional Development Fund of Crete (RDFC) is an associated partner.
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
The EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING, which promotes knowledge exchange and interaction in the field of energy-efficient building renovation, is conducting a survey on barriers for energy refurbishments to seek out answers and recommendations for the stagnant renovation rate in Europe. Based on the survey’s evaluation, STUNNING will provide insights on the processes that need to take place for the alleviation of the most common obstacles and market failures.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
PV-Prosumers4Grid (PVP4Grid) is an EU-funded project involving 12 partners from various European countries, beginning in October 2017 and running until March 2020. The main objective of PVP4Grid is to increase the market share and market value of PV by enabling consumers to become PV prosumers in a system-friendly manner. PVP4Grid aims at a better power system integration of PV with a focus on market integration.
Post date: 28 Sep 2018
Ventilative cooling reduces overheating, improves summer comfort and decreases cooling loads. It is therefore one of the most efficient ways to improve summer comfort. Conditions on site, thermal inertia, solar control and other constraints have an impact on the choice of the system and its design. The overall performance is linked to good sizing, design, correct usage of thermal storage, and last but not least a correct control, commissioning and maintenance.
Post date: 21 Sep 2018