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  Drastically lowering energy consumption in buildings – and indeed, developing nearly-zero energy buildings (nZEBs) and positive-energy (or ‘smart’) buildings that can interact with the grid – is a cornerstone of Europe’s climate and energy policy.  
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
Type: News

Well-known personalities in the field of building simulation will held keynote speeches on the most relevant topics related to the modelling of the built environment and its energy performance.   Target audience
Post date: 3 Jun 2019
Type: Event

The first stakeholder meeting of the EPBD Article 19a feasibility study will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2019.   The feasibility study is a one-year contract awarded by the European Commission, following Article 19a of EPBD Directive (EU) 2018/844 which amended Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency.  
Post date: 31 May 2019
Type: News

FLEXYNETS is a H2020 European Project coordinated by EURAC, a research institute based in Bozen.  
Post date: 28 May 2019
Type: Link

Thursday 6th June 2019 -  Bruegel Institute, Rue de la Charité 33, Brussels   Session 1: Policy 10:30 – 13:00 Session 2: Research Deep Dives 14:00 - 17:30 Organised by the Horizon 2020 and European Research Council Projects CONSEED, PENNY and COBHAM   Policy Session 10:30-13:00  
Post date: 28 May 2019
Type: Event

This Norwegian demonstration building is a two-floor building with eight small dwellings in total, located at Haugerud in the city of Oslo. Haugerud is a suburb in the east of Oslo with housing developments and houses built around the metro station. This renovation is part of a Horizon 2020 project 4RinEU.  
Post date: 23 May 2019
Type: Case

Deep ecological retrofit of two Victorian townhouses Chorlton, Manchester Completed: Autumn/winter 2018 Standard: Enerphit Plus -£43 per year (estimated total energy costs)   This Victorian property in the centre of Chorlton had spent many years serving as 5 apartments. During this time many original features had been lost. The proposal is to return to the original use of two semi-detached homes and reinstate the beautiful original façade.  
Post date: 23 May 2019
Type: Case

In the face of the urgent need to renovate and decarbonise the existing building stock, special focus is on building skins, such as roofs and facades, to make them more efficient through innovative solutions and materials, but also to generate energy. This is essential to achieve the EU 2030 energy targets, only 11 years away.  
Post date: 22 May 2019
Type: News

Building Simulation is the premier international event in the field of building performance simulation. An exceptional opportunity to share information about simulation tools and applications, present and get updates about recent achievements and new developments in the research, illustrate case studies and share best practices, join special programs for students and practitioners, network during session and social programs.  
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: Event

EnergyVille is a collaboration between the Flemish research partners KU Leuven, VITO, imec and UHasselt in the field of sustainable energy and intelligent energy systems. Our researchers provide expertise to industry and public authorities on energy-efficient buildings and intelligent networks for a sustainable urban environment.
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: Link