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2nd International Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates - ASHRAE

Organised by ASHRAE, the ASHRAE Qatar Oryx Chapter and Qatar University, the Second International Conference on Energy and Indoor Environment for Hot Climates takes place on 26-27 February 2017, at the Intercontinental Doha City Hotel, in Doha, Qatar. This conference addresses energy and Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues in humid and arid hot climates. The scope of the conference is to provide a forum for discussion of the latest research and development in the field of indoor environmental quality in high ambient temperature climates.


Inspections – Overview and Outcomes August 2015, Concerted Action EPBD

This report provides an overview of the main outcomes of the discussions that took place from 2011 to 2015 under the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD, on the issue of regular inspection of heating and air‐conditioning (AC) systems and the alternatives to it that are allowed by the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). It has been extended to include technical building systems (TBS) as well.


The subject matter comprises:


CLIMA 2016 -12th REHVA World Congress Proceedings & Presentations now available

The proceedings and the presentations of the CLIMA 2016 -12th REHVA World Congress held in Aalborg, Denmark on May 22-25, 2016 are now available online.


The event focussed on building and Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) system performance in practice in relation to fulfilment of the intended design, ability to fulfil the needs of the occupants, interaction with the users in daily practice and role in the smart energy system.


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Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world


On 1 June 2016, the Renewable Energy Network for the 21st century (REN21) released the Renewables 2016: Global Status Report, presenting the findings of a thorough study concerning the status of renewables globally by 2015.  The study concludes that 2015 broke records for investment in renewable energy, bringing countries like China, India and Mauritania in the forefront.