Building operation, monitoring, energy management

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: News

The exhibition Bauen & Energie in Vienna offers everything about healthy building, renovating, financing and energy saving. With a focus on environmental and climate protection. Visitors meet top exhibitors there and get the information they need. Moreover, there is the possibility of being advised in person by qualified experts.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Event

The Infacoma expo, faithful to quality for 35 years, will be held in February 2019 with the aim to support all developments in the building and construction industry. At Infacoma Athens, the professional visitors and the general public can be informed about trends in renovation, construction, "green" construction, cutting-edge products and the solutions they offer, the upgrading of buildings, as well as proposals of modern architecture.
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Event

FOR PASIV is intended for all professionals and specialists in the sector, as well as for anyone who is interested in low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, be it young perspective people who are thinking about ways to make their new house less energy demanding, or anyone planning a renovation of her or his current dwelling.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Event

Improving energy efficiency opens up the opportunity to make sports operations more sustainable and makes perfect business sense: it saves money, enhances corporate reputation and helps everyone in the fight against climate change. But how can you get started? What is best practice in measuring the energy performance of your operations and how can you select which energy systems should be upgraded? What is key when looking at renewable energy use?
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

Organized by the H2020 project DR-BOB (Demand Response in Block of Buildings) in collaboration with BUILD UP, the webinar addressed the demand response technology readiness levels for energy management in blocks of buildings.   The webinar was moderated by Giulia Pedrocchi, from BUILD UP, who presented the portal, the project and the speakers.  
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: News

If you are interested in joining this new Annex, you are invited to participate in this workshop. The objective of the workshop is to finalize the working program, to define the national contributions and to establish the core group, including subtask leaders of this new joint Annex.  
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Event

The 2018 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference Smart Ventilation for buildings in Juan-Les-Pins, France, proved highly successful with more than 200 participants from 27 countries attending the event and confirming once again the continuously growing interest in the fields of building & ductwork airtightness, (smart) ventilation, IAQ & health and ventilative/resilient cooling.
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years and demand for green building activity is poised to grow in the next three years, according to a new report and industry survey published by Dodge Data & Analytics. The World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report indicates an increase in the percentage of industry respondents who expect to do the majority (more than 60%) of their projects green – jumping from 27% in 2018 to almost half (47%) by 2021.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Link