Interviews
Christel Jimenez - MeeFS aims for a retrofitting solution as universal as possibleChristel Jimenez - MeeFS aims for a retrofitting solution as universal as possible

To retrofit residential buildings in Europe, there is a growing need for modular solutions that can be applied to the diversity of European climates

October 2014
Noemí Jiménez and Carolina Grau – solving the energy challenge in public buildingsNoemí Jiménez and Carolina Grau – solving the energy challenge in public buildings

A new project explores a new path to reduce energy consumption by combining latest sustainable building technologies in public buildings

August 2014
Ali Vasallo - Towards near-zero energy consumption at district levelAli Vasallo - Towards near-zero energy consumption at district level

Citizens living in near-zero energy districts will make significant savings and benefit from an increased comfort in their homes

July 2014
Retrofitting showcase on a Belgian high-schoolRetrofitting showcase on a Belgian high-school

A show case performed in Liege, Belgium, demonstrates how to turn a high school into an energy efficient and comfortable learning environment

July 2014
Roberto Sanz and Álvaro Corredera - Control systems: a new solution for low energy buildingsRoberto Sanz and Álvaro Corredera - Control systems: a new solution for low energy buildings

Energy generation and management technologies are both essential to optimise energy efficiency when designing new buildings 

July 2014
Turkish hospital retrofitting makes sustainable energy use case studyTurkish hospital retrofitting makes sustainable energy use case study

A hospital in Aydin, Turkey, will serve as a test case to demonstrate that it is possible to reduce its energy consumption by 50%, and decrease greenhouse gas emissions, with retrofitting solutions

July 2014
Gloria Piaggio – Genoa, a Smart CityGloria Piaggio – Genoa, a Smart City

New technologies and energy management could soon lead to sustainable cities.

June 2014
Revamping existing buildings to make them energy efficientRevamping existing buildings to make them energy efficient

Energy efficient building companies join forces with researchers to cut the energy bill of existing buildings using both passive and active designs to reach energy efficiency

March 2014
Magdalena Karolina Rozanska – Face-lifting buildings to save energyMagdalena Karolina Rozanska – Face-lifting buildings to save energy

Innovating façade-retrofitting methods are being developed to improve energy efficiency of residential buildings.

March 2014
Alexandra Troi: Retrofitting of historical buildings requires multiple expertiseAlexandra Troi: Retrofitting of historical buildings requires multiple expertise

Making historic buildings more energy efficient is not only a matter of technology, but also a matter of continuous communication between the actors involved

January 2014
Ulrich Filippi Oberegger – Improving building design to reach zero-energy consumptionUlrich Filippi Oberegger – Improving building design to reach zero-energy consumption

The goal of reaching zero-energy buildings can be met by improving their design and relying on renewable energies

December 2013
Silvia Demattè: Sharing information to make better decisions in building sectorSilvia Demattè: Sharing information to make better decisions in building sector

Low energy buildings can benefit from sophisticated computer platforms capable of integrating the diversity of technical information required during the building stage and beyond

November 2013
Rubén García: how to refurbish urban residential low energy districtsRubén García: how to refurbish urban residential low energy districts

Three cases studies will constitute the basis for developing an easily replicable strategy for renovating districts so that they reach near zero energy consumption

October 2013
Jani Kivioja – Graphene: not just a Geek GambleJani Kivioja – Graphene: not just a Geek Gamble

The potential of the one carbon atom-thick wonder material has not escaped industry’s radar

October 2013
Andre Geim: graphene is only the beginningAndre Geim: graphene is only the beginning

Microscopic graphene flakes were isolated in 2010 and now the worldwide research looks for practical applications

October 2013
Michael Krause: Reconciling energy efficiency and comfortMichael Krause: Reconciling energy efficiency and comfort

Reducing the energy consumption of an office building does not automatically imply less comfort for the users.

July 2013
Jose Luís Alfranca: Harnessing diverse climate and weather conditionsJose Luís Alfranca: Harnessing diverse climate and weather conditions

Energy efficiency in buildings needs to be tailored for to make the most of external and seasonal meteorological and climate conditions

June 2013
Christophe Heyndrickx: From Russia with loveChristophe Heyndrickx: From Russia with love

Russia needs to use gas more efficiently and more sustainably, as reserves are not endless

June 2013
Carlos Bárcena: integration of energy efficiency throughout industrial buildings’ lifeCarlos Bárcena: integration of energy efficiency throughout industrial buildings’ life

The building energy efficiency challenge is different for industrial applications. Optimising energy efficiency may require greater integration of the buildings’ design, construction and maintenance

May 2013
Katrin Lenz: Optimising buildings’ environmental footprint over lifecycleKatrin Lenz: Optimising buildings’ environmental footprint over lifecycle

Performing life cycle assessment of energy efficient buildings can prevent shifting the environmental burden in different stages of the building’s lifespan

December 2012
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