The European Commission calls on Member States to take measures to ensure that their public buildings will be Almost None Energy Consumption Buildings (DEEE) before ending of 2018.
The next 11th of October Barcelona will host a new conference on rehabilitation. The meeting will bring construction professionals and architecture, as builders, architects, builders, installers and other experts in this sector systems.
The concept of ventilated facades was born in Germany, one of the major powers within the sector. And it is in this country where we have just get the approval a new project. This is a residential building in Geislingen which consists of five modules with different heights between 3 and 8 floors high.
Now as the summer is over and we are preparing for the cold months, rain and bad weather we must check the facilities and conditions of our house. And so, you should ask yourself: is your facade ready for winter? The facade is, together with the roof, the part we must take care for and prepare to prevent us from cold in winter and to keep the electricity bills skyrocket.
As we have discussed in previous articles, the energy efficiency is the key to achieve a significant energy saving. Although there are several ways to achieve this, one of the most effective measures is the rehabilitation of buildings or installation of ventilated facades. This lesson is very well learned in Germany, Italy and Japan, the three leading countries in energy efficiency.