Lighting

This Inter-laboratory Comparison testing project is one of a series of efficient lighting compliance activities under the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-Global Environment Facility (GEF) en.lighten initiative project “Securing climate change benefits of efficient lighting in Southeast Asia and Pacific economies via MVE capacity building activities”, which is funded by the Australian Government. It was designed in compliance with ISO/IEC 17043, Conformity assessment - General requirements for proficiency testing.
Post date: 7 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

This open-source tool helps users model the potential savings that a country could realise by a rapid transition to energy-efficient lighting. The model forecasts the electrical energy and carbon dioxide emission savings potential of efficient lighting regulations relative to a business-as-usual scenario. The model baseline is the estimated 2010 installed stock and energy consumption from the en.lighten Country Lighting Assessments.
Post date: 7 Aug 2018
Type: Tool

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of a framework for reliability-centered maintenance of NZE settlements  
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of intelligent models for realtime performance assessment of NZE settlements   The monitoring and evaluation of the settlements’ performance is an essential part of the ZERO-PLUS project. Under the framework of the task “Intelligent models for performance assessment and reliability-centered maintenance” intelligent data processing models have been developed. The models are intended to be incorporated in the Web-GIS platform for performance assessment and increased reliability of the ZERO-PLUS case studies’ implementation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

Since 1982, PLEA has organised conferences and events across the globe. The annual conference of PLEA is highly regarded, attracting academics and practicing architects in equal numbers. It is the first time that the PLEA conference comes to Hong Kong. The juxtaposition of Hong Kong’s compact and high-density living and scenic countryside makes it an intriguing case of urban sustainability and climate resilience.
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Type: Event

On the one hand, historic buildings stand for a considerable part of societal energy use and the pressure to reduce energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions is increasing. On the other hand, the historic building stock is an important cultural and material resource that we need to manage carefully for the benefit of present and future generations. Thus, we must find ways to balance the needs of building conservation and energy conservation.
Post date: 31 Jul 2018
Type: Event

One of the main issues of the coming decades is to improve efficiencies by integrating various life-supporting systems, using excess from one, as resource in other, and in the exact moment when it is beneficial to all, integrating electricity, heating, cooling, transport, water, buildings, waste, wastewater, industry, forestry and agriculture systems.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Event

The World Sustainable Energy Days bring together more than 650 delegates from 50 countries from Industry, Academia and Public Sector to embrace together the necessary transition to a clean energy. The annual conference features policies, technologies, innovation and market development through a unique combination of 7 conferences and 3 interactive events:
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Event

The alpine-wide contest “ClimaHost – Climate protection and energy efficiency in hotel and restaurants” was launched on 7 June by the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety Svenja Schulze, the Austrian Federal Minister for Sustainability and Tourism Elisabeth Köstinger and the Secretary General Markus Reiterer.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
Type: Link

Greenbuild Europe, Human X Nature is the flagship event for sustainability professionals: Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild Europe to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.
Post date: 13 Jul 2018
Type: News