heat island mitigation

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QUALICHeCK Newsletter issue #3 - August 2015

The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project. The newsletter's articles include: 2nd QUALICHeCK Conference, 4 September 2015, Brussels2nd QUALICHeCK Platform...
Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings
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OVERVIEW - Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires national...
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QUALICHeCK Newsletter issue #3 - August 2015

The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project. The newsletter's articles include: 2nd QUALICHeCK Conference, 4 September 2015, Brussels2nd QUALICHeCK...
News

OVERVIEW - Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...
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Solar Heating and Cooling for Residential Applications- Technology Brief

This report focuses on Solar Thermal Systems (STS) for residential applications. The document provides technical background, analyses the potential and the barriers for market growth and offers insights for policy makers on the STS field...
Event

2015 ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference

The 2015 ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference will take place in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, from 30 September to 2 October 2015. The conference theme is “Making the Difference with Modeling: From Concept to Facility Management”...
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On the Use of Cool Materials as a Heat Island Mitigation Strategy

The mitigation of the heat island effect can be achieved by the use of cool materials that are characterized by high solar reflectance and infrared emittance values. Several types of cool materials have been tested and their optical and...
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International Societies form Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA)

 A newly formed alliance seeks to serve as a global source for information, guidance and knowledge on indoor environmental quality. A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was...
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BUILD UP Web Seminar video recordings | Cool roofing can reduce loads on air-conditioning systems - A simple and effective technology

The global drive to reduce energy consumption and cool down our urban environments has provided the opportunity for the construction industry and academia to work together to provide innovative solutions for consumers. Cool roof technology...
Event

BUILD UP Web Seminar | CEN standards for the energy performance of buildings: Results and revision overviews

UPDATE 18/06/2014The video recordings of this BUILD UP Web Seminar are available here. This BUILD UP Web Seminar will address the following:Results, time schedule and work programme of CEN/TC 371...