Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Free Webinar - March 9th 2017 - 16:00 CET   Learn the Essentials of Carbon Reporting   Carbon emissions regulations are becoming more restrictive. Many countries will follow the lead of the UK or Germany where most companies need to report their emissions or face hard penalties if they fail to do so. 
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
Type: Event

In April 2016, the UK government launched its mandate requiring collaborative BIM Level 2 to be used on all construction projects procured by central government departments. The mandate is seen as a catalyst for change in the construction industry, but how well are companies embedding BIM Level 2 in projects and what needs to happen to improve implementation that takes BIM to the next level?  
Post date: 7 Mar 2017
Type: Event

  On 20 February 2017, in Brussels, the BUILD UPON Leaders Summit brought together countries and actors from across Europe to present future plans for the renovation of the region’s buildings – ending a year-long campaign of over 100 events led by European Green Building Councils.  
Post date: 6 Mar 2017
Type: News

An Independent Review of Consumer Advice, Protection, Standards and Enforcement for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy    
Post date: 6 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

In 2013, a collaborative effort to evaluate the impact of ventilation system flow rates on interior comfort conditions, space-conditioning energy consumption and condensate generation as well as concentrations of certain indoor air contaminants was initiated by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), the Florida Solar Energy Centre (FSEC), and the Florida Home Energy and Resources Organisation (Florida HERO).
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

MOBISTYLE - Motivating end-users behavioral change by combined ICT based tools and modular information services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle.   MOBISTYLE in one sentence: The overall aim of MOBISTYLE is to raise consumer awareness and motivate behavioral change towards energy efficient building usage by providing attractive personalized combined knowledge services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle, by ICT-based solutions. Project objectives:
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
Type: Link

The project consists of an energy refurbishment in a social housing block containing 30 dwellings built between the 1950’s and 60’s and located in the neighborhood of Zaramaga in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
Post date: 2 Mar 2017
Type: Case

As part of the proposals released by the European Commission on November 30 2016, the introduction of a ‘smartness indicator’ is foreseen.   With respect to the features of this smartness indicator, the following description is provided:   A smartness indicator will reflect the ability of buildings to:  
Post date: 1 Mar 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

 
Post date: 28 Feb 2017
Type: Event

Buildings and settlements are nowadays increasingly expected to meet higher and potentially more complex levels of performance. They should be sustainable, use zero-net energy, be healthy and comfortable, grid-friendly, yet economical to build and maintain. Buildings are central to the EU‘s energy efficiency policy. Improving the energy performance of Europe‘s building stock is crucial, not only to achieve the EU‘s 2020 targets but also to meet the longer term objectives of the climate strategy as laid down in the low carbon economy roadmap 2050.  
Post date: 28 Feb 2017
Type: Publication