Very low energy buildings

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Setting sustainable urban development goals and developing energy efficient solutions for buildings are crucial elements of climate action. Urban living is introducing new challenges both for architectural design and technical solutions. Ventilation systems have an important impact both on energy use as well as indoor climate and health in buildings. So, how can we develop good home ventilation solutions fit for urban living?  
Post date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: Evento

Against the background of climate change and increasing environmental awareness, new build construction is booming in some regions, while others face the challenge of retrofitting whole districts. In short: there has never been a better time to future-proof our building stock. The recent 23rd annual International Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian, China not only highlighted the international applicability of the Passive House standard, but also the enormous opportunity it presents to reduce CO2 emissions in the building sector.  
Post date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

The Climamed congress is nowadays integrated in the 3 years cycle of REHVA related conferences (Clima, Climamed and Cold Climate) and is under the responsibility of a set of five HVAC associations of Southern Europe countries, that assure the membership of the respective countries in REHVA: AICARR (Associazione Italiana di Condizionamento dell'Aria, Riscaldamento e Refrigerazione), from Italy; AICVF (Association des Ingénieurs en Climatique, Ventilation et Froid), from France; ATECYR (Asociación Técnica Española de Climatización y Refrigeración), from Spain; OE
Post date: 24 Feb 2020
Type: Evento

In Valencia's maritime area, state-of-the art technologies are being used to improve energy efficiency in buildings and to change collective behaviours   In many European cities the rational use of energy is one of the main issues for public and private buildings. The City Council of Valencia has decided to use innovative technologies, such as energy consumption sensors, to reduce energy demand and air pollution.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2020
Type: Noticias

CHESS SETUP is a H2020 funded project designing a technology solutionaiming to increase the energy efficiency, self-sufficiency and renewables in buildings.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2020
Type: Enlace

April 14, 2020, 7:00 - 8:00 AM CEST USA   The Annex 80 - 2nd Preparative Web Meeting will be held using the web based software GoToMeeting.   If you are intending to take part please send an e-mail toresilient.cooling@building-research.at     The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 21 Feb 2020
Type: Evento

March 31 – April 2, 2020 University of Venice Venice Italy   The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 21 Feb 2020
Type: Evento

The current development in building energy efficiency towards nZEB buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction. One of these major challenges is the increased need for cooling in these highly insulated and airtight buildings, which is not only present in the summer period but also in the shoulder seasons and in offices even in midwinter. Ventilative cooling can be an energy efficient solution to address this cooling challenge in buildings.
Post date: 21 Feb 2020
Type: Evento

Norwegian architect Snøhetta has pledged to only design carbon-negative buildings, meaning their projects will generate more energy than they consume over their lifetime. "For the next 10 years, we have the ambition of having projects on the table that will become CO2 negative in the cradle-to-cradle definition," said Kjetil Thorsen (co-founder of Snøhetta) "This means we have to understand the embodied energies and all the materials used."  
Post date: 17 Feb 2020
Type: Noticias

Minimising Energy Consumption for Green Buildings respecting present uses and public needs About the project  
Post date: 12 Feb 2020
Type: Enlace