Residential buildings

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What can we do in our buildings to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection? Are there measures beyond complete disinfection of work spaces to facilitate re-entry?   
Post date: 6 Mai 2020
Type: Știri

Minimal Size Thermal and Electrical Energy Storage System for In-Situ Residential Installation Innovative building solution for storing heat  
Post date: 6 Mai 2020
Type: Legătură

REGISTER NOW AT: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2495899495991654925   We would like to invite you to the fifth webinar of our "Smart City talks" series.   
Post date: 4 Mai 2020
Type: Event

Users’ satisfaction in indoor spaces plays a key role in building design. In recent years, scientific research has focused more and more on the effects produced by the presence of greenery solutions in indoor environments. In this study, the Internet of Things (IoT) concept is used to define an effective solution to monitor indoor environmental parameters, along with the biometric data of users involved in an experimental campaign conducted in a Zero Energy Building laboratory where a living wall has been installed.  
Post date: 4 Mai 2020
Type: Publication

The EU H2020 funded project BuildHEAT, aims to drive change in the construction sector, bring information and coherence onto the market, facilitating the decision making and planning processes.
Post date: 3 Mai 2020
Type: Tool

Europe faces a profound challenge – to triple the current renovation rate in order to meet its climate and energy goals. For project promoters such as homeowners, the renovation process can be complicated, shaped by the ambiguity of the interventions to implement, combined with a lack of knowledge on existing solutions, as well as a lack of services to coordinate all required market actors involved in the renovation process. This often results in lengthy, time- consuming and disruptive renovation processes for both occupants and neighbours (e.g.
Post date: 2 Mai 2020
Type: Event

The EBC Building Energy Codes Working Group (BECWG) is hosting a webinar on operational and construction issues related to energy use in buildings during the COVID-19 crisis. Presenters will discuss the safe operation of buildings and strategies to maintain healthy indoor air quality (IAQ), including guidance from ASHRAE and REHVA, as well as broader issues facing the design and construction industry, such as compliance checking and leveraging opportunities for virtual assessments.
Post date: 30 Apr 2020
Type: Event

An important function of the built environment is providing a safe place for its inhabitants.  Edward Ng (Chinese University of Hong Kong) recalls the spread of SARS in Hong Kong and reflects on the public health lessons for the built environment. A process of preparation and management is vital for reducing present and future health risks. This is becoming evident in Hong Kong’s recent codes and regulations for urban design and buildings. Other cities can learn from this process.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

The EU, in light of the 2030 and 2050 energy and climate goals, has adopted an ambitious vision for the energy performance of its buildings among other measures. This is because the building sector still represents about 40% of energy consumption in the EU with the largest cost-effective savings potential. However, in order to meet this vision, the construction sector must be ready to deliver high-performance retrofits and nearly zero energy buildings. As in every field, this would require a number of qualified professionals and building workers.
Post date: 28 Apr 2020
Type: Știri

Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.  
Post date: 27 Apr 2020
Type: Event