Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Heating & Cooling Strategy: EU Parliament demands action to reduce energy use in buildings

On 13 September 2016, EuroAce reported that the European Parliament Plenary approved an own-initiative report on the Heating & Cooling Strategy (GIEREK Report), calling on the European Commission to focus action on reducing energy use in buildings, especially with regard to the upcoming review of energy efficiency legislation in October.


L'efficacité énergétique un investissement pour toutes les communes


Vous êtes impliqué dans la transition énergétique en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale? Vous souhaitez réduire la consommation énergétique de vos bâtiments? Cette conférence est pour vous!


Une demi-journée vous permettant d’avoir une vue globale:


  • Des différents modèles européens d’organisation et de financement de la rénovation énergétique,
  • Des possibilités d’actions en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale,
  • Le tout illustré par des exemples concrets à Bruxelles et en Wallonie…



2016 ACEEE Intelligent Efficiency Conference

Lessons from the Field, Vision to the Future


Intelligent efficiency holds the promise of substantially reducing energy use while transforming many energy-using markets. Achieving this outcome requires collaboration among the efficiency, technology, and user communities. These communities are largely distinct, and few opportunities have existed to date for the energy efficiency and technology communities to interact. Past interactions have been limited to speakers from one community addressing assemblies of the other.


Smart cities vs “locked-in” cities

One of the key issues facing modern cities today is to avoid municipalities being locked in to technology from a single provider, and to ensure they are free to transition to the most convenient products and services for citizens offered by competitors


As more and more cities launch projects to become smart, a substantial need is emerging: the ability to share the various models across the world so that they can be replicated anywhere.


Four University Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions

British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions



ATLANTA, 31 August 2016 – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.