Air conditioning, cooling, ventilation, air infiltration

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*** UPDATE: The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020 has been rescheduled and will take place on 3 September 2020 both live from Izola, Slovenia and online.  ***   The InnoRenew CoE International Conference 2020, “Integrating sustainability and health in buildings through renewable materials”, will provide a forum to explore renewable materials and their use for creating healthy, sustainable buildings during five thematic sessions:    
Post date: 5 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Energy Performance Contracts (EPCs) are contractual arrangements typically between a building owner and an energy service company (‘ESCO’), where the ESCO invests in energy efficiency measures and guarantees energy savings over the duration of the contract. By linking compensation to the performance of the implemented projects, the client pays for actual savings and not for the investment.  
Post date: 4 Ago 2020
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 75 Cost-effective Building Renovation at District Level Combining Energy Efficiency & Renewables: 6th Expert Meeting   September 22-24, 2020 Remote Meeting, in replacement of the foreseen live meeting Zurich Switzerland   The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 3 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   See also Health & Safety Measures   Boosting the construction industry  
Post date: 3 Ago 2020
Type: Evento

Could natural and renewable material be a driving force for social-economic development? Could we replace artificial thermal insulation with insulation made of natural and renewable materials? What constitutes green design? These are questions we ask ourselves as we chart our path to achieve the all EU Green Deal strategic goals 2050, amidst the rising fear that raw materials and energy resources are depleting in addition to increasing air pollution.  
Post date: 31 Lug 2020
Type: News

In this booklet, the results of the ZERO-PLUS are described emphasizing on the four case studies (UK, Italy, France, Cyprus), which all have now been constructed, commissioned and occupied. The case studies are in the monitoring phase where data about their energy environmental performance are being collected. These data will be used for the verification of the settlements’ performance.
Post date: 31 Lug 2020
Type: Publication

The building has been nominated for the BREEAM Energy award 2020 and it is a very ambitious construction in the city centre of Warsaw. The location was originally occupied by a block of flats of 10 floors built in 1960, that was demolished in 2017, in order to enable the construction of the new complex, more in line with the new needs of the Warsaw’s office market.  
Post date: 31 Lug 2020
Type: Caso

NZ20: The Net Zero 2020 Conference & Expo September 15 - 16, 2020  
Post date: 30 Lug 2020
Type: Evento

The new Central Building of Leuphana University represents an exemplary sustainable campus. It is part of the "Climate-neutral campus" project, which was nominated for the German sustainability award. The building concept and design started from an idea elaborated from a group of students within a university seminar with the architect Daniel Libeskind.    
Post date: 30 Lug 2020
Type: Caso

As facility managers consider their reopening strategies, of course cleaning, PPE, and social distancing policies must be top of mind. But the role of the HVAC system cannot be ignored either. Can improved air filtration and better ventilation actually help reduce the spread of coronavirus? Or does recirculated air — as from air conditioning systems — help spread the virus? Those have been the million dollar questions really since the start of pandemic.  
Post date: 29 Lug 2020
Type: News