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Recent experiments have shown that poor indoor environmental quality (IEQ) in office buildings can reduce the performance of office work by adults. It is thus reasonable to suspect that poor IEQ can also negatively affect the performance of schoolwork by children. It is well documented that IEQ in schools is both inadequate and frequently much worse than in office buildings. Since the performance of school work affects learning, they also imply that improving classroom conditions can have lifelong consequences both for pupils and for society.
Post date: 17 Mag 2012
Type: Publication

Now in its twelfth year, the conference will host an impressive range of speakers from EU institutions, as well as from public authorities and energy agencies across Europe.This year’s conference will focus on sustainable energy investments, with sessions and speeches devoted to:
Post date: 17 Mag 2012
Type: News

Der Solar Decathlon Europe wurde 2010 erstmalig in Europa vom Bauministerium der spanischen Regierung und der Universität für Technik in Madrid initiiert und ausgelobt. Der Wettbewerb ist der Ableger eines US-amerikanischen Wettbewerbes im Bereich regenerativer Energien. Ziel ist es, ein energieeffizientes und innovatives Haus zu entwerfen, dessen Bewohner ausschließlich durch die Kraft der Sonne energetisch versorgt werden und das mehr Energie erzeugen kann, als seine Bewohner schlussendlich verbrauchen.
Post date: 17 Mag 2012
Type: News

One of the main goals of the demonstration buildings within the FP7 "School of the Future" project is the improvement of the indoor environment quality (air, daylight, acoustic, thermal comfort) with impact on the pupils' performance to be analysed by short-term measurements and questionnaires. This report forms the basis of the evaluation of the indoor enviroment before and after the refurbishment of the 4 demonstration buildings in Germany, Italy, Denmark and Norway.
Post date: 17 Mag 2012
Type: News

Following a high-level Workshop on 22nd March 2012 in Brussels where key experts came together to tackle the issue of financing energy efficiency, the Renovate Europe Campaign has issued a series of recommendations. You can download the Full Recommendations on renovate-europe website here. 
Post date: 17 Mag 2012
Type: News

Interested in attending EUSEW 2012? Registration is now open! To participate in any of the 95 EUSEW events in Brussels, just create an account here: simply access the EUSEW website and register for the conference, workshop, guided tour or exhibition of your choice.
Post date: 16 Mag 2012
Type: News

Zero Waste Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government to support the delivery of its Zero Waste Plan.More information on all Zero Waste Scotland’s programmes can be found here.
Post date: 14 Mag 2012
Type: Link

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Post date: 14 Mag 2012
Type: News