building envelope

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Forest based composites for façades and interior partitions to improve indoor air quality in new builds and restoration    
Post date: 16 Ago 2017
Type: Link

The project H-House (Healthier Life with Eco-innovative Components for Housing Constructions), funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, aims to develop a number of new building systems suited to a society where environmental awareness and a high degree of living comfort are both required. The concept of the project is to develop new building components for external and internal walls for new buildings and for renovation.  
Post date: 15 Ago 2017
Type: Link

Within the scope of LaWin (LARGE AREA FLUIDIC WINDOWS), a Horizon 2020 project, an innovative material solution will be developed for efficient solar energy and ambient heat harvesting through an active building envelope. This uses large-area microfluid devices, which are implemented in windows and facades.   As a key feature, the LaWin devices are designed for compatibility with existing process chains in window and facade manufacture such as used in e.g. triple glazing.     Expected impacts:  
Post date: 9 Ago 2017
Type: Link

ECO-Binder on the way to success   “Development of insulating concrete systems based on novel low CO2 binders for a new family of eco-innovative, durable and standardised energy efficient envelope components.“  
Post date: 30 Giu 2017
Type: Link

Transition to an energy efficient economy means fundamental changes in the city’s economy structure and its technical infrastructure, changes in the regulatory framework, mobilization and coordination of all federal and regional executive authorities, changes in the consumption structure, in the behavioral stereotypes. Discussion of these subjects will become the key topic of XXXIV Conference and Exhibition “Moscow– energy efficient city”.
Post date: 27 Giu 2017
Type: Evento

The EU funded BRESAER Project (BREakthrough Solutions for Adaptable Envelopes in building Refurbishment) aims to develop and demonstrate an innovative envelope system that uses cost-effective, adaptable solutions for building refurbishment. It combines active and passive components, integrating them into a lightweight structural mesh.   The innovative solutions developed by the project include:  
Post date: 20 Giu 2017
Type: Link

Questa guida per la finestra di installatori è stato prodotto da sei organizzazioni professionali che sono membri del francese Building Federation (FFB) e i rappresentanti della progettazione, la fabbricazione e l'installazione di windows. Il suo obiettivo è quello di fornire finestra installatori assistenza nella prescrizione di ventilazione prese d'aria sui telai delle finestre durante la finestra di dialogo modifica di operazioni in un edificio esistente, in modo che l'installazione sia conforme ai requisiti del regolamento.
Post date: 16 Mag 2017
Type: Publication

The European ‘Building Envelope’ industry Position on upscaling Deep Renovation in the Clean Energy Package.   “Reaching a high performance of the building envelope for the EU building stock is essential in achieving the overall ambition of the Clean Energy package, but it is not sufficiently considered in the revision of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) proposals.”, estimates the European ‘Building Envelope’ industry.  
Post date: 5 Mag 2017
Type: Publication

Geothermal energy is limitless, ubiquitous and free at the point of use. When combined with the very high energy efficiency of TABS and application range of hybrid systems, it offers huge potential to meet heating and cooling needs in Europe, and reduce CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Link

The free HVAC design tool “TABSDesign” is a computational aid for the sizing and control of thermally activated building systems (TABS). It supports and executes HVAC design of TABS through the unknown-but-bounded (UBB) planning process described in the "TABS Control" manual.   How it works
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Tool