energy use

The Horizon 2020 funded project GAIA (Green Awareness In Action) aims to promote positive behavioural changes within communities regarding energy consumption/awareness.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The EURECA Tool, developed in the framework of the H2020 funded Datacenter EURECA Project, is a web-based platform that helps public procurers and data centre professionals self-assess the energy efficiency and profile of their data centres, and provides improvements and suggestions. This is based on the latest standards, best practices and frameworks as well as research findings and industry input.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Tool

The Horizon 2020 funded EURECA project is designed to provide tailored solutions to help identify the cost saving opportunities whilst signposting the environmental impact of procurement choices in data centres.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded Project PENNY (Psychological, social and financial barriers to energy efficiency) applies a behavioural science approach to better understand individual behaviour in the domain of energy efficiency.   The project’s objectives are to:  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded SuperSmart project aims to achieve both decisive environmental benefits through a fast implementation of efficient heating and cooling solutions, as well as significant economic benefits through reduced energy use in the supermarket sector all across Europe.   SuperSmart has three main objectives:  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

As occupant behaviour can be considered as one of the main drivers of the performance gap, the Horizon 2020 funded TOPAs project (Tools for cOntinuous building Performance Auditing) will focus on reducing the gap from an operational perspective, hence supporting Post Occupancy Evaluation. Quantifying the performance gap is non-trivial, the performance gap is dependent on time and contextual factors, and individual buildings will have a particular performance gap.  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Tools for householders to manage their domestic energy use    
Post date: 28 Jul 2017
Type: Tool

The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 67: Energy Flexible Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.   The objectives of the project are to:  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Link

by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: News

The EU funded AMBASSADOR project (Autonomous Management System Developed for Building and District Levels) goal was to study, develop and experiment with systems and tools aimed at optimising the energy usage in the perimeter of a district by managing the energy flows, predicting and mastering energy consumption and energy production.   Along this line, the main objectives of the project were to:  
Post date: 21 Jun 2017
Type: Link