A green roof has been installed on the El Campillo municipal market in Valladolid (Spain). The intervention is one of the nature-based solutions implemented by the EU project URBAN GreenUP. The Spanish city of Valladolid has installed a green roof on top of its El Campillo market.
Post date: 10 Giu 2021
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Thermal insulation of construction and building elements has become the most important measure to enhance energy savings in new and existing building stock. Stricter regulations (such as 2019/2021 EU Buildings Directive) have led to the use of huge thicknesses of standard insulation, almost always EPS and XPS.
An efficient use of a porous cementitious system as a thermal insulation material depends mainly on its air content.
Post date: 10 Mar 2021
Ministerstvo dopravy a výstavby Slovenskej republiky, Technický a skúšobný ústav stavebný, n.o., Slovenská komora stavebných inžinierov, Zväz stavebných podnikateľov Slovenska, ŠÁLA-MODI, spol. s.r.o.,
Slovenská stavebná vedecko-technická spoločnosť- člen Zväzu slovenských vedeckotechnických spoločností Vás pozývajú na 21. medzinárodnú konferenciu TEPELNÁ OCHRANA BUDOV 2021: Podstata zabezpečenia energetickej hospodárnosti budov.
Post date: 28 Dic 2020
HoHo Vienna is one of the tallest wooden buildings in the world and a lighthouse project for sustainable timber construction. Thanks to the level of thermal insulation, resource conservation, energy efficiency and sound insulation, it has been awarded with the certification LEED Gold and ÖGNB gold from the Austrian Society for Sustainable Buildings.
Post date: 1 Giu 2020
Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Join us on Thursday 18th June, 14:00-15:30 for an update on our Plastics in Construction Group and Dragon's Den pitch event.
Post date: 5 Mag 2020
Built in 2019, the Eisbärhaus was designed as a passive building comprising two units. Building materials were selected according to guidelines provided by the Austrian environmental association Umweltverband Vorarlberger Gemeindehaus. All exterior walls consist of wooden timbers treated with cellulose to provide thermal insulation (layer thickness: 42cm).
Post date: 5 Feb 2020
Onze wereld ‘as built’ vandaag en morgen is steeds in evolutie. Het zoeken naar een evenwicht in de 4 basiselementen van het leven, “aarde-water-vuur-lucht”, heeft de mensheid steeds doen overleven. De isolatielaag als onderdeel van het beschermd volume moet de bewoner/gebruiker in een harmonieus en aangenaam evenwicht brengen met de 4 bovenstaande natuurelementen.
Post date: 10 Dic 2019
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 described comprehensively. This review shows the technical properties ofcommercially available aerogel materials – such as blankets, boards and renders – and their use scenariosin heritage buildings, taking into account the heritage criteria of authenticity, integrity, reversibility andcompatibility.
Post date: 25 Nov 2019
This case study represents a rehabilitation and energy renovation of a 1970 condominium. It consists of a small joint ownership of 23 lots in Sevran (in Paris suburbs) as part of the "OPAH Quartier Rougemont" with the operator OZONE.
Post date: 19 Lug 2019
This is the first block of housing certified in Spain built in 2017 under the Passivhaus standard, and therefore has a demand for heating below 15kWh / m2a, and a heating load of 10W / m2.
This implies that a floor of 75m2 will have a heating load of only 750W, so with a hair dryer there would be enough to heat two houses.
To achieve this the following principles have been applied:
Post date: 1 Lug 2019