Very low energy buildings

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“Net-Zero” and “Passive House” are certification labels for ultra-low energy buildings that use very little energy to heat and cool them.   Although the origins of the passive house date back to the 1970s, its popularity only began to spread in the past decade or so.  
Post date: 27 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.   Constructed around a timber frame that was sustainably sourced in Wales, the school has a superior level of insulation and was built to be airtight. It also has a heat recovery and ventilation system and solar panels on the roof to minimise running costs.  
Post date: 27 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

Abstract: The energy performance of buildings directive requires from the European Union Member States to ensure that by 31 December 2020 all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) and after 31 December 2018, new buildings occupied/owned by the public authorities should also have the NZEB perfor-mance.  
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Publication

More info can be found here. Tickets are available via EVENTBRITE.   The LFE 2020 Meet-up   Join us for the very first official Living Future Europe Meet-up  
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

The scope of the project is to promote, though architecture, the set-up of a collaborative community living in passive houses. In fact, the building has shared facilities, encouraging social contacts and individual space in a community managed the residents.   Each household is independent, but there is a common space for activities, such as crafts, guest rooms, and the provision by the community of three meals per week. As far as possible the scheme uses natural building materials.
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Cas

RESTORE Final Online Conference, Dec. 3rd, 2020 & 5th MC Online Meeting on the 4th.   Your invitation, on Eventbrite is now open for registration here   Agenda: RESTORE Online Final Conference
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

Concept:   DuRSAAM is a collaborative PhD framework creating a critical mass of experts skilled in innovative alkali-activated material (AAM) concrete, as a key enabling technology for a sustainable and resilient built environment.  
Post date: 26 nov 2020
Type: Lien

November newsletter of project RESTORE is out!  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

SPEEDIER organises its first virtual training event on energy efficiency management for SMEs   • Over two, half-day sessions, participants will be trained on the SPEEDIER Service: a new approach to selling energy audits and energy efficiency advice to SMEs • The event will be hosted online on December 2 and 3 from 10 to 12:30 (CET).  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

Wednesday 9 December 2020, 14:00-15:45 CET   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.  
Post date: 23 nov 2020
Type: Évènement