Controls, energy management systems

On February 14th, the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) Concerted Actions (CA) held a livestreamed workshop on ‘Smart Buildings for a greener Europe: Emerging Policy and Practices”.  
Post date: 23 Feb 2017
Type: News

Update 2017.02.23: The event's livestreaming videos are now available.
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: News

The scientific accompanying research team "EnergieWendeBauen" of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has published a new combined monitoring guideline for the field energy in buildings and city quarters, specifically for the research initiatives EnOB and EnEff:Stadt. The monitoring guideline contains besides minimum requirements for measurements in demonstration buildings and quarters within EnOB and EnEff:Stadt also information on support tools, that facilitate the administration and analysis of monitoring data.
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

An analysis by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) on the readiness of EU countries to transition to smart buildings concludes that no Member State is fully prepared to take advantage of the benefits that smart building technologies will entail. BPIE assesses aspects such as dynamic operability, energy-system responsiveness, renewable energy uptake as well as dynamic and self-learning control systems to judge how well prepared Europe is for an increasing share of smart buildings.   
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

CITY-ZEN, a EU FP7 project running from 01-03- 2014 to 28-02-2019, aims to develop and demonstrate energy efficient cities, and to build a methodology and tools for cities, industries and citizens to reach the 20-20-20 targets.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: Link

Lo scenario presentato dal gruppo di ricercatori dell'associazione francese NegaWatt conclude che con azioni e tecnologie rivolte alla sufficienza (utilizzare energia solo ove questa fornisce servizi significativi, scegliere modalità a bassa energia) ed efficienza (ridurre la quantità di energia richiesta a parità di risultato) è possibile ridurre del 50% i consumi della Francia entro il 2050. ​E coprire il restante 50% completamente con fonti rinnovabili.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: News

The abstract submission deadline for the 38th AIVC - 6th TightVent - 4th venticool conference: “Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings” to be held in Nottingham, UK on September 13-14, 2017 has been extended.  
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: News

Final Meeting of Step2Sport: Project presentation, NZEB policies and impact of the building sector   The STEP-2-SPORT project will hold its final meeting on 21 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. The event aims to highlight the project’s outcomes and present all the latest policies and trends on Nearly Zero Energy Buildings.
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Type: Event

Tra le novità della XIII Edizione del Master RIDEF del Politecnico di Milano un corso sulla simulazione in regime dinamico dell'involucro edilizio e del sistema impiantistico.  
Post date: 9 Feb 2017
Type: News

Proceedings of the 2016 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings - From Components to Systems, From Buildings to Communities  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Publication