Building operation, monitoring, energy management

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a national certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to encourage the construction of energy and resource-efficient buildings that are healthy to live in.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
Type: Link

The EnergySavingCheck 3.0 is a calculation tool developed to estimate a household’s energy and water consumption and savings. It was first introduced by Caritasverband Frankfurt e.V, Germany for the EU-funded project ACHIEVE and it is based on the calculation tool of the Cariteam Energiesparservice.  Later, it was appropriately adjusted by the Energy Agency of Plovdiv, Bulgaria and the Focus Association for Sustainable Development, Slovenia for the needs and purposes of the REACH project, another EU-funded project.
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
Type: Tool

Commissioning i byggeriet er en proaktiv dialog- og kvalitetsstyringsproces, der fokuserer på totaløkonomi og installationernes samspil. Commissioning-processen sikrer det lavest mulige energiforbrug, et godt indeklima og velfungerende rammer for brugernes aktiviteter.   Målet med vejledningen er, at inspirere byggeriets parter til at bruge commissioning til at sikre byggeriets kvalitet og en energieffektiv drift.   Vejledningen er delt op i to dele:  
Post date: 6 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

  The Building Commissioning Association (BCxA) is an international non-profit organization that serves as the recognized authority and resource on commissioning. Our membership is made up of professionals from the commercial building industry, committed to the highest standards and practices for the commissioning process.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2017
Type: Link

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)    
Post date: 6 Dec 2017
Type: News

  This Building Research Establishment (BRE) webpage provides  a table with documents that form the core Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 documentation, along with some other useful supporting documents.   
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Link

Market Drivers, Barriers & Trends     This report by the AABC Commissioning Group provides a succinct course on future trends in demand for building optimisation and commissioning services. Topics range from building envelope commissioning and onsite energy generation to demand for new technology from building owners and operators.     Learning objectives  
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

 
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The results of the USmartConsumer project on smart metering are presented in this final report. USmartConsumer project’s goal is to promote the use of smart meters throughout the European households by informing and involving the consumers on the innovative smart metering services. Smart metering services help the consumers to achieve energy savings and consequently assist the Member States in reducing peak energy loads.  
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

eceee press release, 30 November 2017: The European council for an energy efficient economy (eceee) believes that energy efficiency first means that energy needs should be reduced as far as possible in order to avoid wasting energy from any source, including precious renewables. eceee now publishes an updated technical note on the EPBD Annex I, where these issues are defined.    
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Type: Note