Sustainable Places 2018

IMPRESS held its second dissemination workshop at The Sustainable Places conference held in Aix les Bains. The conference featured a number of talks, presentations and workshops from a range of European projects. The conference allowed for a good opportunity for IMPRESS dissemination and networking with researchers of similar interests. Many of the workshops were pertinent…

Thermal testing of sandwich panels

Testing of scaled-down sandwich panels, incorporating vacuum insulation, has been carried out. The tests were conducted in labs at Trinity College Dublin, using a hot box large enough to take 1/4 scale panels (though of full thickness). Promising results were achieved, showing low U-values. Edge losses and thermal bridging effects are being analysed to determine…