Building operation, monitoring, energy management

Four University Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions

British Columbia, California, Florida and Regina Teams Top Winners in ASHRAE Student Design Competitions



ATLANTA, 31 August 2016 – Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as for a competition requiring them to “think globally, act locally.” Both competitions are held by ASHRAE.


Energy for Sustainability 2017 (EfS 2017)

Energy for Sustainability 2017 - Sustainable Cities: Designing Cities & Communities for the Future


The 3rd Energy for Sustainability Conference (EfS 2017): “Designing Cities and Communities for the Future”, aims to generate discussion on how to create an energy sustainable future for the people and the planet by promoting the exchange of knowledge, innovative ideas and past experiences between participants from multiple scientific fields.

Contributions are invited focusing on the following topics:


CESBP / BauSIM 2016

CESBP - Central European Symposium on Building Physics / BauSIM 2016


The CESBP 2016 and BauSIM 2016 are hosted under a common organisational roof in order to promote the networking of national and international research groups from very different fields. Through their complementary contents and thematic orientation both conferences offer participants many opportunities to open up new fields of knowledge and to develop personal networks further.

Combined energy and environmental performance of energy production and management technologies in Net Zero Energy (NZE) settlements

This report, released by the ZERO-PLUS project, is on the combined energy and environmental performance of the proposed energy production and management technologies. More specifically, the document covers the final results from building modelling and simulation on the expected energy and environmental performance for eight types of residential buildings (ranging from villas to apartment buildings for social housing) across four case studies (Cyprus, France, Italy, United Kingdom).

nearly Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) e-toolkit

The neZEH e-toolkit, developed under the frame of the nearly Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) initiative, co-funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme, is a practical tool to help hotel owners benchmark their energy consumption comparing to the neZEH levels and to suggest appropriate measures for energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy integration in order to turn their hotels into nearly Zero Energy Hotels.