Deep renovation of buildings – TripleA-reno project
IRI UL participates in the new TripleA-reno project (Horizon 2020), stemming from the idea that to achieve considerable changes, we must primarily focus on occupants of buildings, and not just technological solutions. The goal of the project is to increase acceptability, to stimulate interest and decisions for deep renovation of buildings, which will be attractive for customers and users.
University of Ljubljana smart building as part of the cities of the future
"Cities of the Future" is the title of the new radio show Frekvenca X. Anthropologist Dr Dan Podjed was a guest expert commentator in the series, while in the second episode dedicated to smart buildings and neighbourhoods, journalists Jan Grilc and Luka Hvalc also talked to IRI UL researcher, Jure Vetršek, MSc.
Temperature training for a healthy life and weight loss
New research on indoor environmental quality shows that a healthy indoor environment also includes appropriate thermal environment. Thermal comfort is an optimal exchange of energy between the human body and the environment. Is the most comfortable always the healthiest? Unfortunately, not! Slight thermal discomfort can sometimes benefit our health.