Passive House Regions with Renewable Energies
A project supported by Intelligent Energy Europe triggering the successful implementation of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs) throughout the EU.
14 Partners, 11 Countries, 3 Years, 1 Goal
Supporting the growth of Passive House regions towards an EU energy revolution
2013 International Passive House Conference Review
Passive House experts report on experiences with projects around the world
Frankfurt, 2.5.2013. "Passive House – a solid foundation for the energy revolution" – this was the motto under which more than a thousand experts on energy efficient construction gathered in Frankfurt, Germany on 19 and 20 April. Whether for sustainable refurbishments, intelligent building services or concepts for different climate regions, solutions from across the building sector were presented at the 17th International Passive House Conference, thus quickly putting to rest the oft posed question of whether society can afford the Passive House Standard. Press release
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PassREg Conference in Sicily: 22 March 2013, Catania, Italy
PassREg: Un Progetto Europeao in Sicilia
The latest project findings will be presented in Catania, Italy on 22 March 2013. This regional PassREg conference, put on by the Italian project partner eERG Politecnico Milano (Polimi) and the PassREg Region Provincia Regionale di Catania in cooperation with APEA (Agenzia Provinciale per l’Ambiente ed l’Energia della Provincia di Catania), will feature presentations by key project players such as Lorenzo Pagliano from Polimi, Carmelo Sapienza, designer of Sicily’s first Passive House (see Passive House database – ID 2123), and a variety of local energy experts and decision makers. The conference will also include a keynote by Wolfgang Feist, director of the Passive House Institute (project coordinator), who will travel to Sicily to attend the conference, meet with project partners and other important Passive House stakeholders and visit innovative projects in the region.
Brussels region illustrates Passive House success
Learning from the Belgian experience
8 October, 2012; Brussels, Belgium: Representatives of PassREg partner countries convened in Brussels from the 2nd to the 4th of October to learn from the Brussels experience. The Brussels Capital region, a true Passive House front runner, has seen a literal explosion of Passive House construction and legislation over the last few years. Over the 3 day event, partners and invited politicians from around the EU got to hear, through expert presentations, and see, through study tours to select buildings, just how Brussels has gotten where it is today.