Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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Advanced thermal bridge driven technical developments

This paper from the IEE Project ASIEPI informs about actual technical developments to reduce the thermal bridge impact in buildings. Though the paper does not provide a full market survey it gives an idea of the variety of the different currently...
Information paper P190 of the European Project ASIEPI.

Low and net zero energy buildings with EPS insulation

This brochure published by the European Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (EUMEPS) gives an overview of the regulatory background on an EU level for low energy and net zero energy buildings. It details the principles and advantages of such...

Sustainable construction with EPS insulation

This brochure published by the European Manufacturers of Expanded Polystyrene (EUMEPS) gives an overview of environmental data relating to insulation in general and specifically expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation. It explains the situation of EPS...

Schermature solari e tende tecniche: metodi e soluzioni di progetto, tipologie, risparmio energetico

This book presents a practical overview of the different types, the architectural solutions and the energy efficiency of solar shading in buildings.
The book presents more than 40 recent important architectural projects with a focus on reaching a better thermal and visual comfort for the building occupant. A special chapter is dedicated to the technical aspects of the solar shading...

European Energy Efficient Building Congress

From June 23 to 25, 2010, the Alsace Region in partnership with the French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME Alsace) organises the European Energy Efficient Building Congress in Strasbourg. This European event, dedicated to training...

Window Energy Rating Scheme - WERS (Australia)

The website contains information on how to rate Windows in Australia.
WERS rates the energy impact of windows in housing anywhere in Australia. With up to 40% of a home’s energy for cooling or heating being lost or gained through windows, improving their thermal performance reduces energy costs and...

Energy Star: Windows, Doors and Skylight

US System to save money by chosing the right product P.S.: It is not only on fenestration market but we will focus on this section
On the following webpage you can realise the way that window replacement has been approached. Basic guidelines on how you can save money are available.

Japanese routes to positive energy buildings

In order to realise a positive energy building, it is necessary to develop energy efficient building materials that do not spoil comfort of the occupants. Such materials and the evaluation of their impact on energy savings have been investigated in...