Building envelope (walls, windows,...)


Designguide til valg af vinduesløsninger i boliger

The tool presented was developed with the purpose of helping architects and engineers in the process of selecting the optimal solution of windows for dwellings. It can be used during the design phase of new dwellings or for the renovation of...

Energy gaining windows for residental buildings

This paper presents some of the research done during the last 8 years at the Technical University of Denmark developing improved low-energy window solutions. The focus has been on maximizing the net energy gain of windows for residential buildings....

Impact of thermal bridges on the energy performance of buildings

Thermal bridges have influence on the surface temperature of building components, but also on the energy performance of buildings. The ratio of losses due to thermal bridges to the total transmission losses is small in existing, non-retrofitted...

Améliorez le confort de votre maison, l'isolation thermique

Extrait : "L’isolation thermique permet à la fois de réduire vos consommations d’énergie de chauffage et / ou de climatisation et d’accroître votre confort. Mais ce n’est pas tout : l’isolation est également bénéfique pour l’environnement car, en...

Πρακτικές οδηγίες για την εξοικονόμηση ενέργειας

Practical guidelines for energy savings. These guidelines are useful to create qualitative indoor environment and save energy in buildings.


Motiva Oy is a Finnish energy agency supported by the government. It produces expert services in order to promote efficient energy use and renewable energy. The company’s services are utilised by the public administration, businesses, communities,...

Access to more than 3600 ventilation related pdf documents on AIVC website

There are on the website of the AIVC (Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre) some 18.000 abstracts and more than 3600 pdf documents on ventilation related topics. All these publications are available free of charge for download by citizens in...

Building Airtightness: International symposium and exhibition in Berlin

Building airtightness is becoming of increased importance in many European countries. Several countries pay attention to building airtightness in their regulation and sometimes even impose a minimum performance. For passive houses is the achievement...