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Renew School: Sustainable school buildings in Europe with prefabricated timber elements - Examples and experiences   This best-practice brochure, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL presents an overview of innovative school renovation projects realised throughout Europe. It aims at showing that major changes in school architecture are becoming visible and inspire national projects to sustainability and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication

Going beyond zero - A systems efficiency blueprint for building energy optimisation and resilience  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: Publication

The building REZ L2 is located in an area of residential expansion outside of the urban centre of the city of Rovello Porro (CO), Lombardia Italy. This two storey, semi-detached residential dwelling is made with a wood frame construction.     The client decided on the use of this constructive system for the following reasons:  
Post date: 8 May 2017
Type: Case

Following the adoption of the European Heating and Cooling Strategy, the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has brought together a large coalition of thermal industry players from various countries behind one vision: the full decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sectors by 2050. As a result, the first ever DecarbHeat Industry Pledge and Declaration of support will be signed in Brussels on 11 May.  This will be in farme of the DecarbHeat Forum organised in Brussels. 
Post date: 5 May 2017
Type: News

dena – the Germany Energy Agency- in partnership with the energy service provider ista, the German Tenants’ Association and the Federal Ministry of Construction habe carried out a nation-wide field test of consumption transparency in buildings in the project “Saving Money through Clever Heating”. The key outcome of the project was that tenants who receive monthly information on their heating consumption can reduce it by an average of 10 per cent.   For further information please visit the relevant dena webpage at the link provided below.
Post date: 4 May 2017
Type: News

International Energy Agency, EBC Annex 58: “Reliable building energy performance characterisation based on full scale dynamic measurements” - Report of Subtask 4b: Towards a characterisation of buildings based on in situ testing and smart meter readings and potential for applications in smart grids  
Post date: 26 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

International Energy Agency, EBC Annex 58: "Reliable building energy performance characterisation based on full scale dynamic measurements" - Report of Subtask 1A: Inventory of full scale test facilities for evaluation of building energy performances  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

IEA-EBC Annex 59: High Temperature Cooling and Low Temperature Heating in Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 59 High Temperature Cooling and Low Temperature Heating in Buildings” in 2012. The project was completed in 2016.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link

IEA-EBC Annex 69: Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 69 Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link

IEA-EBC Annex 64: LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 64: LowEx Communities - Optimised Performance of Energy Supply Systems with Exergy Principles” in 2013. The project will run till 2017.
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link