Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

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EU CoNZEBs report: Solution sets for NZEB multi‐family houses and beyond assessed for 2030

The main goal of the EU Horizon 2020 project CoNZEBs was to identify technology combinations for multi-family houses that fulfil the Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) requirements but result in lower investment costs if compared to the...

RE4 project: WEBINARS

Build a fully recycled house? Yes, you can with RE4 prefabricated building elements incorporating up to 100% of construction demolition waste! RE4 is a H2020 project which after 4 years has developed and tested on three demo sites in...

Paris Court (France)

Reaching a height of 160 meters, the Paris Court covers an area of approximately 110,000 m² and accommodates up to 8,800 people per day.   The large rectangular atrium develops over the entire height of the base, up to 28 meters. This...

GEOFIT project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 792210

Deployment of novel GEOthermal systems, technologies and tools for energy efficient building retroFITting As retrofitting is a complex and global process where decisions cannot be taken in isolation, there is an obvious need to devise an...

TEBE - Technology Energy Building Environment

The TEBE research group, founded by prof. Marco Filippi, works in the Department of Energy (DENERG) at the Politecnico di Torino.   TEBE members are professors, assistant professors, grant researchers, PhD students and scholarship holders...

Elementary school extension - Chauconin, France

In October 2017, the municipality of Chauconin-Neufmontiers officially inaugurated the new premises of  "Marianne" school, an unprecedented educational extension for this town of 3000 inhabitants.   The project is carried out as part of a...

TightVent Europe newsletter issue #17 - November 2019

Welcome to the November 2019 issue of the TightVent Europe newsletter! In this edition we present the highlights of the 2019 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC...

Aerogel materials for heritage buildings: Materials, properties and case studies

Aerogels are open-porous, high-performance thermal insulation materials that can be used for very thinbuilding insulation. So far, the application conditions of these materials and their potential in heritagebuildings have not yet been...