Tag: Energy efficiency

Team LOCAL+ of the FH Aachen University succeeds at Solar Decathlon Europe 2021/22

Have you ever thought about what your hometown could look like in 20, 30 or 50 years? A total of 18 student teams from 11 countries designed future urban living concepts and room concepts as part of the international Solar Decathlon Europe 2021 (SDE) competition. The competition is an international…

New LINEAR premium partner: tecalor

Welcome! tecalor is a manufacturer and system provider of sustainable building technology an new LINEAR premium partner. The specialist for heat pump and ventilation technology was founded in 2001, is based in Holzminden, Lower Saxony, and employs more than 100 people nationwide. 

Africa GreenTec empowers people in Africa through renewable energy solutions

Africa GreenTec (AGT) is a German-African social enterprise for renewable energy solutions that empowers people in sub-Saharan Africa to achieve greater self-determination and growth. Holistic so-called ImpactSites® integrate sustainable power generation with efficient technologies for cooling,…

Germany's first climate-neutral concert arena

A state-of-the-art, multifunctional concert, event and congress arena will be built in the immediate vicinity of Munich Airport (project title: MUCcc). It will seat up to 20,000 people and be completely geared to the needs of concert and LIVE entertainment events.

PTB - a federal BIM pilot project

Walther Meißner, the pioneer of low-temperature research, is the namesake of the new building that the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) is getting on its historic site in Berlin-Charlottenburg.

Maybe a little less?

This article examines the influence of the design parameters on the determined capacity as well as the required energy demand in order to answer the question to how much energy can be saved by reducing the comfort criteria.

Recycling building with C2C

Building with a positive footprint. The Cradle to Cradle® principle makes it feasible and offers a holistic approach for construction projects within a sustainable development framework. We will introduce the principle and show you how BIM supports implementation, and the influence it has on the MEP…

Revit and LINEAR in Action – the Spandau Ufer

Building with a positive footprint. The Cradle to Cradle® principle makes it feasible and offers a holistic approach for construction projects within a sustainable development framework. We will introduce the principle and show you how BIM supports implementation, and the influence it has on the MEP…

Annual Simulation - Aren’t they the Same?

The calculation of the required cooling capacity for a plant dimensioning is increasingly based on dynamic simulation methods. In the previous parts of this article series, the influencing factors on the cooling load calculation according to VDI 2078 have been discussed. In this fourth and final…

Urban Mining Cities as "Raw Material Mine”

Wood, steel and plastic are just examples of materials that are currently in short supply in the construction industry. Urbanization is increasing, leading to a construction boom and high demand for building materials. However, the construction industry is experiencing procurement problems due to…