CommONEnergy focuses on existing shopping malls to be refurbished and buildings with a different original function, redesigned to become shopping malls. Wholesales and Retail buildings represent 28% of the total non-residential ones (BPIE, 2010). Considering typical shopping malls high impact on modern society (ICSC, 2008), the project addresses their transformation as lighthouses of energy efficient architectures and systems as well as assessment transparency.
Post date: 13 Dec 2018
IoT and Industry 4.0: A webinar from the GrowSmarter Lighthouse project.
Join us to discover the lessons learnt from Barcelona, Cologne and Stockholm who have been implementing smart energy solutions in the GrowSmarter smart city project.
Link to register: https://bit.ly/2whmouX
Post date: 4 Sep 2018
ENEA, jointly with the Construction Technologies Institute of the CNR, has made available the new version of DOCET, a simplified software tool for the certification of existing residential buildings, targeted at technicians and operators of the building sector. The software, to be used for buildings up to 200 m2 without major renovations, can draft the energy performance certificate (APE), which assesses the energy efficiency and energy class of a building and includes recommendations on how to best improve the energy efficiency of the property.
Post date: 8 Aug 2018
ZERO-PLUS project - Development of a framework for reliability-centered maintenance of NZE settlements
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
ZERO-PLUS project - Development of intelligent models for realtime performance assessment of NZE settlements
The monitoring and evaluation of the settlements’ performance is an essential part of the ZERO-PLUS project. Under the framework of the task “Intelligent models for performance assessment and reliability-centered maintenance” intelligent data processing models have been developed. The models are intended to be incorporated in the Web-GIS platform for performance assessment and increased reliability of the ZERO-PLUS case studies’ implementation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Many stakeholders, from government officials to contractors on building sites, will be asking what are the main changes and how will they affect me? To answer these question, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EuroACE) has written a Guidance Note on the topic. It was launched at the recent C4E Forum event in Serock, Poland, which saw over 200 stakeholders coming together to debate and exchange on all issues surrounding energy efficiency in the Central and Eastern European region.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild – Co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA
Chicago, IL | September 26–28, 2018
Post date: 28 Jun 2018
European Commission and EIB further clarify statistical treatment of Energy Performance Contracts
Post date: 8 May 2018
Context of the conference
Post date: 25 Apr 2018
On Tuesday 19 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. The outcome of the trilogue will be presented to EU ambassadors on December 20, with the final analysis and approval of the agreement expected to take place at the beginning of 2018.
Post date: 20 Dec 2017