The goal of the Perlita Project is to show a new path for low energy consumption buildings in Los Angeles and in Southern California through realistic, affordable and reproducible solutions.
The main focus was the energy efficiency. We followed the PassiveHouse standard path, which is the leading international low energy building standard with more than 85,000 buildingsaround the globe in all climate zones, to deliver ahigh level of comfort with very low energy consumption.
Post date: 29 sie 2019
Global emissions are reaching record levels and show no sign of peaking. The last four years were the four hottest on record, and winter temperatures in the Arctic have risen by 3°C since 1990.
Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying, and we are starting to see the life-threatening impact of climate change on health, through air pollution, heatwaves and risks to food security.
Post date: 28 sie 2019
More than an event, it’s a movement.
Hosted in downtown Nashville, TN, Living Product Expo is based around products and techniques in the sustainable production and construction field. Expositions for specific technologies are scheduled, as well as talks regarding sustainability in more broad terms.
Post date: 10 lip 2019
EVENT SUMMARY - WHAT SHOULD YOU ATTEND?
The Tour is for anybody interested in networking and taking the CanBIM Project Site Tour.
Post date: 4 lip 2019
This is the fourth and final blog post in our series on recent developments in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered Energy Service Agreements, PACE Financing, and on-bill finance.
Post date: 21 Maj 2019
The 4th call for proposals of Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE is devoted to the exploitation of outputs and results being delivered by projects funded by the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme within the first two calls.
Post date: 15 Maj 2019
As part of its Living Standard initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released a new U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue
that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of the green building community’s mission: sustainability, green buildings and the environment.
Post date: 8 Maj 2019
The European Commission has launched the first Horizon Impact Award. This prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful projects under Horizon 2020 or FP7. Can you demonstrate that you have valorized your results and created a societal impact?
Post date: 7 Maj 2019
This database tool aims to boost the BIPV penetration in the building sector, overcoming existing barriers as well as encouraging designers with inspiring examples of BIPV buildings and a quick glance at the current BIPV market.
As part of this initiative, a database collecting products is worked in parallel. These products are categorised in (a) modules, (b) mounting systems and (c) energy systems and can then be filtered by colour, size, transparency, technology type, storage, power conversion, etc.
Post date: 6 Maj 2019
Climate.OneBuilding.org is pleased to announce the availability of new climate data (TMYx) for more than 1,900 locations for the following 25 countries in Europe: Aland Islands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland.
Post date: 2 kwi 2019