Building operation, monitoring, energy management

The Edge is located in ZuidAs, Amsterdam and is currently considered the greenest building in the world, according to the BREEAM green building certification scheme. The building has been given the highest ­sustainability score ever awarded: 98.4%.   This building proposes a new way of working: using information technology to shape both the way people work as well as the spaces in which they do it.   The Edge uses IoT connectivity to maximise comfort and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 11 Jan 2017
Type: Case

The best energy management tool is not the most expensive one on the market, or the one packed with the most features. It’s the one that fits your needs.  To clarify: not only should your energy management software suit your current project requirements, but it must also offer flexible possibilities to scale and align with your business growth goals - whether it's for one building, a portfolio or even an entire company.   This 40+ page guide to energy procurement covers key insights such as:
Post date: 11 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

In December, BUILD UP visited the Intelligent Buildings fair during the European Utility Week 2016. Many companies put their smart and intelligent technologies on display. Will these benefit energy efficiency in buildings?   ‘My grandparents used to grow food in their own garden. I think we are going back to this. And we will generate our own energy, too’, says Boyan, an ambitious graduate visiting the European Utility Week, looking ahead to what future homes will be like.  
Post date: 10 Jan 2017
Type: News

  The RENEW SCHOOL International Workshop will take place on 8 February 2017 from 1pm to 6pm at the Wartingersaal, in Graz, Austria. The event aims to provide information on the developments of school buildings' retrofit in Europe, with a special focus on financing, prefabrication, energy efficiency and ventilation.   The workshop topics include the following:  
Post date: 10 Jan 2017
Type: Event

Around the world, buildings are becoming greener as technology and tenant behaviour combine to lower the impact of urbanisation on the planet. Ping Manongdo (Eco-Business) presents the top 5 green building stories in 2016.     The author states that this year, we saw buildings both new and old rise to the challenge of becoming more resource efficient. But greening buildings isn’t enough—tenants hold the key to lowering a building’s carbon emissions.     The top 5 green building stories in 2016  
Post date: 9 Jan 2017
Type: Note

In Deutschland hat energiesparendes Bauen eine lange Tradition. Seit mehr als 30 Jahren wird am Gebäude der Zukunft geforscht, das klimaneutral bewohnt werden kann. Das Effizienzhaus Plus ist nicht an eine bestimmte Technologie gebunden, sondern es kann vielfältig durch eine intelligente Kombination von energieeffizienten Bautechnologien und erneuerbaren Energiegewinnsystemen realisiert werden.  
Post date: 9 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

Final Meeting of Step2Sport: Project presentation, NZEB policies and impact of the building sector    
Post date: 5 Jan 2017
Type: Event

ATLANTA – ASHRAE has announced the topics and a call for presenters for its new Building Performance Analysis Conference, formerly known as the ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference.  
Post date: 5 Jan 2017
Type: News

The 14th edition of the PV Status Report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) gives an overview of the current trends in PV industry. Over the last 15 years, this industry the has grown from a small group of companies and key players into a global business where information gathering is becoming increasingly complex.  
Post date: 3 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

Zum dritten Mal in Folge wird 2017 ein Netzwerkworkshop in München auf der BAU  im Rahmen eines öffentlichen Werkstattdiskurses durchgeführt. Wie auf den Veranstaltungen 2013 und 2015 werden wieder über 300 Teilnehmer erwartet, die dort aktuelle Erkenntnisse und Trends diskutieren werden.
Post date: 3 Jan 2017
Type: Event