Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Labour Analysis Reports - HVACR Workforce Development Foundation

The HVACR Workforce Development Foundation published three reports which explore HVACR workforce supply and demand in the United States and Canada. These reports aim to provide an understanding of the opportunities available for HVACR workers and address the unique issues constraining the pipeline of talent for HVACR roles, given that:


H2 Office in Duisburg: aluminium clad building goes for the Gold DGNB (German Sustainable Building Council) certification

The H2 Office lies like a moored sports catamaran in Duisburg Inner Harbor. The building's bond with nature is just as cutting-edge because the lustrous ventilated cladding made with aluminium composite material as well as the aluminium windows that are combined with external venetian blinds conceals an extremely energy efficient building, providing 11 000 square meters of work and restaurant space.

Optimising energy management, energy trading and urban planning within energy positive neighbourhoods: IDEAS project

IDEAS provides tools for optimising energy management, energy trading and urban planning within energy positive neighbourhoods.


IDEAS has developed a comprehensive service that supports the concept of Energy Positive Neighbourhoods. The entire service is built around an Energy Management System and includes:

Department of Energy & Climate Change: £2.2 billion worth of savings available to households in the UK if they simply switch their energy supplier


On 9 October 2015, the Department of Energy & Climate Change of the United Kingdom (DECC) revealed new figures estimating that 11 million households still stand to save £200 or more by switching their gas and electricity supplier.