The aim of this QUALICHeCK webinar, which will take place on Wednesday 28 September 2016, 10:00 am Brussels time (CET), is to outline the efforts performed in the European context for the promotion of cool roofs, including aspects of compliance and quality of the works.
Post date: 5 Sep 2016
In the context of the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive-EPBD (2010/31/EU), European Aluminium invites you to have a look at the animation explaining how to assess the thermal performance of windows.
Windows are different from other construction products: their performance cannot be reduced to insulation properties, as their solar gains and ventilative cooling matter as well.
Finally, the façade orientation, climate condition and window size define which properties matter the most.
Post date: 13 Mai 2016
RESIDENTS SAY “YES” TO NEXT WAVE OF RETROFITTING IN LUND, SWEDEN
Good communication and meaningful engagement with residents is key to ensuring support for retrofitting works at the Linero demonstration site of CITyFiED.
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
Integrating processes and teams – a key for achieving sustainable buildings
This insight and many others were given during the DIRECTION final event which brought together experts from the field of sustainable buildings to share the outcomes of the four years of work.
Post date: 9 Mar 2016
New near zero energy buildings are increasingly springing up around Europe, though their impact on reducing the region’s energy consumption will remain a drop in the ocean without a drive to take new technologies to existing building stock
Post date: 4 Dec 2015
This guideline, released by the “School of the Future” project, focusses on building construction elements. The publication deals with the building envelope covering an overview of insulation materials, examples of roof and facade insulation, windows and shading elements.
Post date: 27 Oct 2015
The 28th edition of Restructura (26-29 November 2015) in Turin will offer main actors from the construction chain the possibility to discover innovative technologies which have been developed within the European EASEE project for energy efficiency in buildings.
On 26 November 2015 (2-4pm), the workshop “From design to implementation: innovative retrofitting approaches” will present technological solutions and related strategies to be implemented in the area of building renovation in terms of energy reduction.
Post date: 8 Sep 2015
Around half of Europe’s buildings were built before 1975, in an era when energy efficiency, CO2 emissions and energy consumption were not a priority. Now a strong need arises to transform the most energy demanding buildings into energy efficient ones. Insights will be shared during a workshop held at the Warsaw Build Expo.
Post date: 28 Iul 2015
The European Energy Centre is organising a two-day course (basic + advanced) on energy efficiency in buildings. After the end of the course an exam will follow for the Galileo Master certificate. The course contents include: Energy context;Physical principles;Building envelope;Building services;Energy Performance Certificate;Simulation tools – Energy modelling software;Building design best practice.
Post date: 23 Iun 2015
Post date: 3 Iun 2015