Thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics

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The fourth and final session in a four-part mini-series of interactive online events for local authorities, educational institutions and others involved with delivering educational buildings to the Passivhaus standard. This session provides a closer look at school case studies in England & Wales to back up the policy and precedence discussed in the preliminary session. Hear viewpoints from clients, designers and contractors involved with delivering Passivhaus schools.  
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Date: 16 September 2020     Time: 16.00 - 18.00 Location: Online        
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Date: 9 September 2020       Time: 16.00 - 18.00 Location: Online         The second in a four-part mini-series of interactive online events for local authorities, educational institutions and others involved with delivering educational buildings to the Passivhaus standard.  This session provides a closer look at regional case studies to back up the policy and precedence discussed in the preliminary session.   
Post date: 26 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

The estimated average gap between calculated and actual energy performance of the European building stock is 25% for energy performance and 1.5% for comfort performance (as scored by building occupants). Comprehensive research has shown that poorly commissioned and operated building management systems are often responsible for this gap, generally caused by the lack of appropriate and coherent Quality Management Systems (QMS) for building performance.  
Post date: 24 Ago 2020
Type: Caso

The case is one of the demonstration sites where the technologies developed within the H2020 project BUILDHEAT have been installed. The building is a large multifamily house in a small quarter in the outskirts of Zaragoza. It has 53 dwellings of two main sizes (i.e. 85 m² and 55 m²) distributed in 5 staircases on 4 floors. The building was constructed in 1988, is owned by Zaragoza Vivienda, the social housing Agency of Zaragoza, and is used for sheltered housing.  
Post date: 20 Ago 2020
Type: Caso

Energy-efficient upgrades to HVAC systems at schools and other critical buildings can prevent the spread of COVID-19.  Federal funding and tax incentives to make these building upgrades could catalyze a market already projected for growth.  The EU has already embraced building upgrades as part of the European Green Deal framework in its recovery package. What do climate change, COVID-19, and your air conditioner have in common? As it turns out, a lot.  
Post date: 19 Ago 2020
Type: Noticias

The MOBISTYLE dashboard is a tool that allows different kind of users to receive information about the buildings they interact with, through specific authentication. The buildings connected to MOBISTYLE are sensorized as groups of sensors had been installed according to the parameters that the experts suggested to monitor and analyse.  
Post date: 19 Ago 2020
Type: Tool

In July, the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee released a report which was highly critical of the current lack of progress in building energy efficiency work, particularly in England. The report urged a seven-fold increase in the installation rate. “A major upgrade of the energy performance of the UK’s entire building stock will be a fundamental pillar of any credible strategy to reach net zero emissions, to address fuel poverty and cut energy bills,” the committee told the government.”  
Post date: 17 Ago 2020
Type: Publication

This year, the 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place online for the very first time! The con­fer­en­ce will run from 20 Septem­ber to 8 Oc­to­ber 2020 and includes a multitude of lectures, workshops and building tours! All ses­sions will be re­cor­ded and can be ac­cessed again after the con­fer­en­ce between 10 Oc­to­ber and 1 Novem­ber 2020. You can now dis­cov­er the pro­gramme here.   
Post date: 13 Ago 2020
Type: Noticias

For someone outside the building sector, many of the shorthand symbols frequently used in Passive House related content – including educational videos, press releases, webinars, and even some of our other blog posts – can be quite confusing. What the heck is a U-value? What are all those different subscripts? And what the heck is this symbol -> Ψ? Don’t fret. We will get into all of those, as well as an explanation regarding their relevance to Passive House design in this handy guide!
Post date: 13 Ago 2020
Type: Enlace