Controls, energy management systems

The Integrated Design Process library (IDP) library is publicly distributed on the CommONEnergy website as a free excel-based online repository available to help shopping centre owners and managers in planning mall retrofitting, providing a quick overview of the best solution-sets matching the building features and context. The structure allows:
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: Tool

The main objective of the DYNASTEE platform (DYNamic Analysis, Simulation and Testing applied to the Energy and Environmental performance of buildings) is to exchange information and knowledge on building energy performance analysis through dynamic testing and modelling. The eighth issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter deals with the new IEA EBC Annex 71: “Building energy performance assessment based on in-situ measurements” among others. More specifically, contents include:  
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

The EU-funded project CommONEnergy aims to re-conceptualize shopping malls through deep retrofitting, developing a systemic approach made of innovative technologies and solution sets as well as methods and tools to support their implementation and to assess their environmental and social impact in a life-cycle approach.   This is the closing year of the project and there are already many positive results to look back on:
Post date: 22 Mar 2017
Type: Event

 [WEBINAR]: Dr. Steve Fawkes on Energy Efficiency for SMEs   Even after they start generating profits, small and medium-sized businesses need to keep an eye on their energy consumption. It's too far too easy for energy costs to spiral out of control, especially when it comes to using electricity. What's more, many SMEs have specific power usage requirements that cannot always be decreased by using facilities less.    
Post date: 21 Mar 2017
Type: Event

The MLEI PDA project PSEE Alsace has produced a number of short videos on the integrated home renovation service Oktave, to help homeowners get acquainted with this service.   
Post date: 21 Mar 2017
Type: Link

In this series of white papers on the electrical installations of houses, flats and residential units, Leonardo Energy aims to stimulate carefully considered design, taking into account how the occupants live and their needs and wishes. These white papers are mainly targeted to architects, specification writers, decision makers, installers and students.     Chapters  
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Integration of Renewable Energies in NZEB   Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 01:00 – 02:00 pm CET Time   This is the third of a series of webinars for FREE that MEnS project is going to deliver for its e-learning platform.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Event

Geothermal energy is limitless, ubiquitous and free at the point of use. When combined with the very high energy efficiency of TABS and application range of hybrid systems, it offers huge potential to meet heating and cooling needs in Europe, and reduce CO2 emissions.  
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
Type: Link

The automated home and office market is predicted to grow quickly in the next few years. But as reports of cyber attacks increase, is it still possible for a home to be a castle in the age of smart buildings, or are we lowering the drawbridge to hackers?   Smart buildings offer better energy efficiency and the kind of futuristic mod cons that appeal to many consumers, but some experts warn our appetite for new technology is putting us at risk from increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks.  
Post date: 14 Mar 2017
Type: News

The Affordable and Adaptable Public Buildings through Energy Efficient Retrofitting (A2PBEER) Project now has its own Youtube Channel, where you can find a series of videos produced for training purposes on energy efficient retrofitting of public buildings during the A2PBEER project.  
Post date: 13 Mar 2017
Type: News