Indoor environment (thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics)

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FACADES19 Conference /South challenges and beyond - Call for abstracts

Annual EFN conferences goal is to bring together, a multi-disciplinary group of scientists and facade designers, specialists, consultants, manufacturers, builders etc. and young researchers, from Europe and other parts of the world to present and...

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...
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EFH Plattner – Mieming (Austria)

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...
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How the EU is helping fight deadly air pollution in Poland

In southern Poland, the EU is funding the replacement of more than 500,000 polluting coal-fired stoves in households. The new boilers – which cut smog-creating pollutants – are one example of how the EU is helping to improve air quality...

In the EU, air pollution is responsible for around 400,000 premature deaths every year. Poor air quality can lead to lung cancer, strokes, heart attacks and acute respiratory diseases in children.    Poland’s Małopolska region, along with...
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College "Notre-Dame de Bon secours"

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...
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Liveable & fit for the future. People as the centre of sustainable construction

We spend up to 90 percent of our time in buildings. This should already be a sufficient argument to make sure that buildings are not only understood as functional places to reside, but also as an environment, with people as the central...
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Webinar: Accelerating integrated energy systems for a climate-neutral EU - 9 October

ACCELERATING INTEGRATED ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR A CLIMATE-NEUTRAL EU

 

09-10-2019

 

Achieving the EU climate objectives – a...

EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the path towards the integration of the EU’s energy sectors. Questions will include:   - How can sector coupling help achieve the EU climate goals?   - How can renewables be used...
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Think Outside The Box.3 – III Congrès PEB

Quel est le thème de prédilection des architectes, des promoteurs immobiliers et des maîtres d’ouvrage en 2019? L’économie d’énergie, qui est une préoccupation de plus en plus courante dans toute nouvelle...

Une habitation saine qui se veut également confortable doit respecter un certain nombre d’exigences et de règles minimales dans le cadre de la réglementation PEB.   Ces règles concernent l’isolation et l’étanchéité à l’air, l’acoustique,...
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PLEA 2020 Abstract deadline extended 35th Passive and Low Energy Architecture and Urban Design Conference

PLANNING POST CARBON CITIES. A CORUÑA 1-3 SEPTEMBER 2020

https://www.plea2020.org/key-dates

Due to multiple requests, the deadline for PLEA 2020's call for abstracts has now been extended.   The new deadline for extended abstracts is the 30th of September 2019.   Please check PLEA2020 website at www.plea2020.org  for further...