Adaptability in envelope energy retrofits through addition of intelligence features

22 Feb 2019News

A large proportion of the existing building stock worldwide needs renovation and upgrading that will help comply with new energy codes and reduce fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Improvements with minimal interference to inhabitants can be achieved by upgrading facades using elements that enhance energy efficiency and user comfort. Prefabricated energy retrofit systems have been…

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BRESAER launches the CEN workshop
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