Calculation, simulation

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It is consisting of three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information. It also includes a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.   Highlights include:  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

This issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter provides information on on dynamic methods for energy performance analysis. There are 2 main articles with guidelines for data analysis, from both physical and statistical points of view. Further to that, a practical experience of using grey-box models is reported in a summary paper.   Specific contents of this edition include:  
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Publication

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC projects and many more.   Contents include:  
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Publication

Vapour barriers and retarders are often needed to improve the hygro-thermal performance of the building envelope. Their use is particularly important in prefabricated timber façades, especially when critical boundary conditions occur. However, considering the growing interest and use of such timber facade elements, an analysis of the performance of integrated membranes is needed in order to improve the material function curves available in the data­sheets to enable the correct design of the whole wall structure.
Post date: 28 May 2018
Type: News

Registration is now open for the 39th AIVC – 7th TightVent – 5th venticool joint conference “Smart ventilation for buildings” to be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Antibes Juan-Les-Pins, France.   Confirmed topical sessions include:
Post date: 24 May 2018
Type: News

In the framework of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), the Architects’ Council of Europe is organising a public workshop on Thursday 7 June at the Thon Hotel in Brussels (rue de la Loi 75)  on the theme “Smart and Smart-er: Architecture and Building Performance".
Post date: 16 May 2018
Type: Event

Get together at the 13th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) from 4 to 8 June in Brussels. The Policy Conference offers you 60 policy sessions hosted by the European Commission and energy stakeholders and a Networking Village brings together today’s leaders in the clean energy transition. We especially encourage you to take part in the Opening session of the Policy Conference, the Debate with Ambassadors and the prestigious Awards Ceremony.
Post date: 25 Apr 2018
Type: Event

Sustainable Places (SP) annual international conference series for 5 years (2013 – 2017) has brought together each year between 100 and 150 attendees ranging from industrial executives, scientists, researchers, and engineers – from academic and technical institutes and from leading organizations from around the world to advance one of the greatest challenge that our societies and their urban planners have ever faced: The need to enhance the sustainability of places ensuring long-term environmental security.
Post date: 26 Feb 2018
Type: Event

From the 25th of May 2018, the most important change in European data privacy regulation, in two decades, comes into force. The EU General Data Protection Regulation aims to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches. Although the key principles of data privacy still hold true, data collectors will have to abide by new rules such as: clear consent requests, timely breach notifications, the right to be forgotten, privacy by design, to just name a few.
Post date: 29 Jan 2018
Type: Publication