Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Optimising Building Performance with Energy Analytics   Did you know that buildings tend to consume between 1.5 and 2.5 times the amount of energy originally predicted by their designers?  This alarming statistic is known as the building energy performance gap - a problem that energy managers and facility managers around the world have made it their mission to tackle.  
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2018): “Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments”, aims to advance the collective understanding of the nature and behaviour of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimise their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.   Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:   Building Materials, Assemblies, and Enclosure Systems
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Event

Energy efficient buildings: increased energy savings and better living conditions       On 26 June 2017, the EU Council agreed its position on a proposal for a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. This agreement will allow for the start of negotiations with the European Parliament under the Estonian presidency.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

The European Commission's 'Clean Energy for All Europeans' package was the main theme of the meeting of the European Energy Council, whch took place on 26 June 2017, bringing together EU energy ministers, European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič, and European Commissioner for Energy and Climate Action Miguel Arias Cañete.     Main results   The Council adopted, without debate, a regulation on  
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: News

Το Energy Efficiency Conference 2017, που θα διεξαχθεί στην Αθήνα στις 29 Σεπτεμβρίου,  έχει ως στόχο την ανάδειξη των πιο αποτελεσματικών μεθόδων που εφαρμόστηκαν από κορυφαίες εταιρίες για να βελτιώσουν την ενεργειακή τους απόδοση, σε πολλαπλούς τομείς και διαδικασίες (παραγωγή, κτήρια, εσωτερικές λειτουργίες, υπηρεσίες).
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Event

Using Better Energy Better   Energy productivity is all about maximising every single unit of energy to generate greater economic output - in other words, doing more with less.   Businesses have a crucial role to play in reducing their climate impact - and the EP100 initiative is how the world's biggest companies including H&M, SwissRE and others are demonstrating their energy productivity leadership. Ready to join them?  
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Event

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

On 14 June 2017, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EuroACE) organised a workshop in Madrid, Spain, on ‘Energy Renovation of Buildings in Spain’. Over 50 participants from the industry, the financial sector, the European Commission, Spanish national and local authorities gathered in the Official College of Architects Madrid (COAM) to discuss the crucial role of building renovation in the Spanish Energy Transition and for the Spanish economy.    
Post date: 21 Jun 2017
Type: News

The better energy-efficient building components of today have one major flaw: The loss of efficiency through improper usage during the building process can be dramatic.   The EU-funded ACCEPT project (Assistant for Quality Check during Construction Execution Processes for Energy-efficienT buildings), will ensure the proper usage of the components during the building process with the help of Smart Glasses.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2017
Type: Link

ISSOL integrates photovoltaic technology into the building envelope to make them energy active. To learn why buildings generating electricity cost less, join us at the Speakers Corners of EUSEUW Networking Village on June 21st at 5pm.    EUSEW Networking village
Post date: 15 Jun 2017
Type: Event