Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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Bulgaria to use EUR 1.5 billion from EU recovery fund for energy efficiency

Author: Igor Todorović

Source: Balkan Green Energy News

TIn the draft Recovery and Resilience Plan of Bulgaria, EUR 882.2 million is indicated for incentives for energy refurbishment of residential buildings. The entire energy efficiency segment will be worth EUR 1.53 billion, according to...

Office building in Couëron

The new CHARIER headquarters in Coueron, was developed to bring the location of business decisions closer to the main partners and customers of the company.   The main features of the building, designed by Paumier Architectes, aims to...

Timber-framed barn in the north of France

This timber-framed building is located in Saint-Samson-la-Poterie in the Oise region (northern France), over Paris, and especially in the natural region called "Pays de Bray".   It was the barn of a landlord housing of the 17th century and...

How ‘Net-Zero’ and ‘Passive’ Houses Can Cut Carbon Emissions — And Energy Bills

“Net-Zero” and “Passive House” are certification labels for ultra-low energy buildings that use very little energy to heat and cool them.   Although the origins of the passive house date back to the 1970s, its popularity only began to...

9th FOR PASIV trade fair for low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   FOR PASIV, FOR WOOD and FOR THERM 2020 at PVA EXPO PRAGUE   The set of the fairs FOR PASIV, FOR WOOD and FOR THERM...

BIM2TWIN project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 958398

Concept and objectives:   BIM2TWIN aims to build a Digital Building Twin (DBT) platform for construction management that implements lean principles to reduce operational waste of all kinds, shortening schedules, reducing...

Co-housing in the UK

The scope of the project is to promote, though architecture, the set-up of a collaborative community living in passive houses. In fact, the building has shared facilities, encouraging social contacts and individual space in a community...

15 positions open for early-stage researchers - MSCA-ITN "RE-DWELL. Delivering affordable and sustainable housing in Europe"

  RE-DWELL (Here) will train a new generation of professionals with the transdisciplinary skills to address the urgent need of affordable and sustainable housing, a major challenge for European societies.   Applications for 15 early-stage...