Very low energy buildings

Our buildings help define our cities – from our iconic skylines to our historic architecture. They are where our citizens, live, work, study and play. These buildings are also one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, accounting for over half of total city emissions on average, and a significant source of air pollution. Currently, half a million people die each year due to outdoor air pollution caused by energy used in buildings.
Post date: 19 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

The project (planned for completion in 2019) is part of a study that compares the practical comparisons of different energy concepts for highly efficient, ecological and economically operated multi-family dwellings. One goal here is to achieve the lowest possible energy and heating demand in the operation of the building. For this purpose, different variants were already planned and selected for the construction, such as heating system and building shell according to the latest research findings.
Post date: 17 Sep 2019
Type: Caso

The project objectives are to enhance nZEB construction and renovation, while easy up collaboration and up-skilling of stakeholders. • The focus will be given to two major subjects, that will have a great influence on the nZEB result: ventilation and airtightness. • BIM modelling and BIM model use will be the essential tools that will allow all stakeholders to collaborate
Post date: 13 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

Concept, Objectives and Methodology
Post date: 13 Sep 2019
Type: Enlace

The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is organising on Wednesday 2 October 2019 in the European Parliament two events aiming to discuss and showcase solutions that architecture can offer for a sustainable and high-quality built environment.  
Post date: 13 Sep 2019
Type: Evento

Call for Abstracts   We invite you to submit abstracts (in English) according to the format defined below on the following topics: Climate, energy and sustainable building facades Heritage buildings and facades Advanced facade design, technology and materials Facade market and innovation Economic and social aspects  
Post date: 11 Sep 2019
Type: Noticias

The evolution of new technologies is leading the construction sector to a new revolution in the way of working, especially in the collaboration among the agents involved in the different construction processes.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

The 3-storey detached house was completed in 2019 and was built as a mixed construction (solid / wood).    The basis for the planning is an energy-efficient and ecological construction, which ensures a sustainable lifestyle with low energy consumption and associated minimum energy costs.    The heating of the object takes place via an air heat pump. The installation of a comfort ventilation ensures fresh, healthy air.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2019
Type: Caso

Since the start of All Saints' Day 2017, students in Secondary 5 and 6 of the  College "Notre-Dame de bon secours" in Binche are the first in Belgium to take classes in a building isolated with straw and wooden frame.   A spacious, bright, and healthy pavilion has replaced a prefabricated sheet metal energy wastage. This pavilion is the first prefabricated school building made of wood, compressed straw and clay plaster in French-speaking Belgium.   
Post date: 8 Sep 2019
Type: Caso

The Ecocity World Summit is the longest-standing international Summit that addresses building cities in balance with nature. It is a biennial event involving over 1,000 delegates from around the world.  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: Evento