Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

Publication

Zmiany izolacyjności cieplnej przegród budowlanych na tle modyfikacji obowiązujących norm i przepisów

Implementation of EPBD demands a definition of new, more stringent requirements. The article is dedicated to the discussion of changes of insulation level of external walls in relation to new regulations and standards. Conclusions can be useful for...
Tool

AnTherm (Analysis of Thermal behavior of Building Constructions with Thermal Bridges and Vapour Diffusion)

This Thermal Heat / Cold Bridge Simulation Software calculates the distribution of temperature, heat streams and vapor diffusion streams within building components of arbitrary form built as composite of arbitrary materials. Furthermore AnTherm can...
  AnTherm provides totally new capabilities for evaluating building envelope elements or even whole buildings with particular attention to thermal bridges and (optionally) vapour diffusion. It provides modern...
News

US and China announce collaboration on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced on July 16th a new agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Chinese Ministry of Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) to foster collaboration and partnership in the development of improved,...
Under the agreement, the United States and China will exchange experts and technicians to learn from each other's experiences with efficient building technologies, including: high-performance HVAC, insulation, lighting, cold storage,...
Evento

PassiveHouse 2009

From September 11th till 13th the two Belgian Passive House organizations, Passiefhuis-Platform and Plate-forme Maison Passive, are organizing PassiveHouse 2009, the largest symposium and fair focusing exclusively on passive and very energy...
Array PassiveHouse SymposiumOn Friday September 11th 2009 the eighth Passive House Symposium takes place. This scientific conference addresses all professionals from the construction world: architects, engineers and...
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Problemy obliczeń mostków cieplnych w przegrodach

The article discusses difficulties concerning calculating thermal bridges in partition walls. Polish norms PN-EN ISO for dealing with the problem of thermal bridges are presented and commented upon. Translation of the title : Difficulties concerning...
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Mostki cieplne - można wykryć także bez kamery termowizyjnej

The article discusses the topic of thermal bridges. The author describes the symptoms that are characteristic of the presence of thermal bridges. Translation of the title: Thermal bridges can be detected without thermovision
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The Green Home Guide

This on line digital guide shows to residential building occupants and owners in the USA how to save energy at home.
This free online guide gives tips, tricks, facts and projects about saving energy and water. You can click through an animated home to see the worst spots for wasting power, air and water or explore the interactive map to get energy cost...
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Slideshow: Green Roofs are Changing Architecture and Planning

Slideshow with green roofs from various countries around the world.
Green roofs are not new; they have been used for thousands of years because they helped insulate, thrived in the sun instead of rotting, and other than the increased structure, they were cheap, etc. Green roofs came into their own early in...