Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Under the Horizon 2020 programme call ‘Decarbonisation of the EU building stock – innovative approaches and affordable solutions changing the market for building renovation’, the European Commission looked for innovative and affordable solutions for the decarbonisation of buildings in the EU, accelerating the energy renovations of buildings all around Europe.   
Post date: 21 May 2019
Type: News

IEA EBC Annex 71: Building energy performance assessment based on in-situ measurements   Despite regulation enforcements, monitoring of actual energy performances of buildings reveals in many cases a significant gap with theoretically designed targets. This accentuates the need to develop reliable methods that can be applied on site to assess the actual performance of buildings.  
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: News

The INTENSYS4EU (INTegrated ENergy SYStem, a pathway for EUrope) project is a coordination and support Action group supported by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. It started its activities in October 2017 and will finalise in September 2020.  The overarching goals of the INTENSYS4EU project are two-fold:  
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: Link

This webinar was organised by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of beacon European Research Projects that are aiming to enhance building service management and the way occupants use and interact with buildings in order to lower energy consumption and/or to rise levels of comfort and indoor environmental quality.  
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: News

This yearly publication presents the progress of a portfolio of 174 European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. 110 projects have been co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 64 projects under the Horizon 2020 Programme (H2020) between 2014 and 2018.  
Post date: 20 May 2019
Type: News

METIS is a mathematical model providing analysis of the European energy system. It simulates the operation of energy systems and markets on an hourly basis over a year, while factoring in uncertainties like weather variations. In order to determine the potential contribution of district heating networks to the reduction of energy demand and emissions, the district heat dimension is added to the METIS model.  
Post date: 17 May 2019
Type: Tool

Held concurrently with Thailand Lighting Fair (THLF) 2019 and Secutech Thailand 2019, the three fairs will hold hands and bring out a new direction “Smart + Energy” to industry players. Overall, the fairs are segmented into six main sections, including Applications – Digital Living, Technology – Smart Tech, Management – Smart Governance, Energy Source, Power Generation and Energy Management, aiming at easing the impact of rapid urbanisation in Thailand and ASEAN regions by moving forward to achieving smart living in smart cities.  
Post date: 16 May 2019
Type: Event

BERTIM develops a prefabricated solution which provides the opportunity to renovate improving energy performance, air quality, aesthetics, comfort, and property value at the same time, while ensuring low intrusiveness during renovation works.   The manufacturing of the solution is included in a holistic methodology for the renovation project process, from data collecting to installation.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Link

The digitisation of the EU’s construction industry is an oft-overlooked area of technological development, both politically and socially. EURACTIV.com has interviewed Milena Feustel to shine a light on the sector and explore the direction the digital construction is going in across Europe.   As co-chair of the EU BIM Task Group, Milena Feustel gave her views, among other issues, on:
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Publication

Recently, WorldGBC Europe responded to a consultation from the technical expert group on sustainable finance (TEG) on the development of the 'taxonomy' - an EU-wide classification system for environmentally sustainable economic activities. This follows on from the Commission's legislative proposal on an EU taxonomy in May 2018.  
Post date: 15 May 2019
Type: Publication