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Passive House: Building a sustainable future

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...

RE4 project: Best practice booklet

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in Europe and one...

NanoData Landscape Compilation

This report presents the status of nanotechnology in the construction industry.  In this sense it covers areas of construction such as repairing of buildings and infrastructures, including the provisions of materials, used for these...

TERMOGLAZE: Thermochromic glazings for energy saving applications

According to Eurostat, the residential and tertiary building sector accounts for up to 40% of the final energy consumption in Europe. Particularly, the highly adopted glazed surfaces in buildings are responsible for the 25%-30% of the...

TightVent Europe newsletter issue #13 - November 2017

In the current edition of the TightVent Europe newsletter, Professor Arnold Janssens presents the highlights of the airtightness track at the 38th AIVC-6th TightVent-4th venticool joint conference held in Nottingham, UK on 13-14 September...

Supporto per la creazione di un osservatorio del patrimonio edilizio e relative politiche

Questo rapporto riassume il lavoro svolto nell'ambito del progetto Building Stock Observatory dal 1 ° febbraio 2015 al 31 giugno 2016. Secondo il rapporto, il buon governo e l'elaborazione delle politiche richiedono il monitoraggio e...

Horizon 2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020: 5.ii DRAFT

Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology, and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing     This document constitutes a Draft Working Programme for the period 2018-2010 focusing on Nanotechnologies,...

Programma di lavoro Horizon 2020 2018-2020: nanotecnologie, materiali avanzati, biotecnologie e produzione e lavorazione avanzata

Questo documento costituisce il programma di lavoro per il periodo 2018-2010 che si concentra sulle nanotecnologie, i materiali avanzati, la biotecnologia e la produzione e l'elaborazione avanzata (NMBP). Le attività del programma di...

ZERO-PLUS newsletter #6 - October 2017

This is the sixth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.   Contents include:   4th ZERO-PLUS progress meeting  ZERO-PLUS...

Significance of thermal insulation - Arguments aimed at overcoming misunderstandings

The preamble of this interisting publication describes perfectly the relevance of its content:   "The energy renovation of existing buildings represents a key component of the “Energiewende” (energy revolution). The building envelope...