Building operation, monitoring, energy management

This European Commission website presents a set of 28 best practices covering all different aspects of greening accommodation establishments or restaurants.   Best practices include:   Minimising energy use Minimising water consumption Waste and waste water management Restaurants and hotel kitchens Campsites Cross cutting issues   More specifically, best practices on minimising energy use include:  
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
Type: Link

New Integrated Renovation Strategy to improve Energy PErformance of Social housing    
Post date: 20 Oct 2017
Type: Link

The abstracts submission for the RoomVent and Ventilation 2018 Conferences “Excellent indoor climate and high performing ventilation” is now open. Abstracts are due November 30 2017.   Details of the requirements and the submission process are available on the conference website.   
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: News

European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report adopted significantly improves the Commission’s proposal and counterbalances the weak General Approach of the Energy Council, according to the NGOs.    
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
Type: Note

Typology Approach for Building Stock Energy Assessment    
Post date: 17 Oct 2017
Type: Link

For building owners, the renovation process can be a hassle, shaped by the ambiguity of the measures to implement. Uncertainty is one of the reasons why the renovation rate continues to linger around 1% and private investments remain limited. Achieving the full market potential of renovation calls for a paradigm shift, where a more service-oriented supply-side together with a deeper awareness on the demand-side play key roles.  
Post date: 13 Oct 2017
Type: News

Around 1000 stakeholders discussed the future of European industry at the Industrial Innovation Info Days, organised by the EC DG Research & Innovation on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The event provided the research community with an overview of ongoing activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020 and offered support on the preparation of proposals for the 2018-2019 calls.  
Post date: 13 Oct 2017
Type: News

New measures to ensure that all new buildings in the EU are as energy-efficient as possible by 2050 were agreed by the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2017
Type: News

The GEO| Design + BIM event will present and discuss the needs, challenges, potential and use of geospatial data analytics and 3D modeling in spatial planning, construction, operation and maintenance. This event aims to bridge the gap between disciplines with recent technological developments as an enabling factor. The use of IoT technology in geospatial analytics, 3D modeling and the introduction of new devices improve collaboration, efficiency and performance in planning and design phase, during construction, in post-build savings and for ongoing operational management.
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
Type: Event

  20 October 2017 in Groningen, The Netherlands     The housing building sector in the EU Member States, accounting for 200 million units and representing around 27% of the energy consumption in the EU, is confronted by a huge challenge to dramatically reduce CO₂ emissions and to become energy neutral in 2050.  
Post date: 10 Oct 2017
Type: Event