The objective of the European Lighting Summit, which will take place on 30 March 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, is to look at lighting beyond energy efficiency. Inspirational thoughts on Intelligent Lighting Systems, Human Centric Lighting and Circular Economy will be presented from a variety of angles. The broad range of speakers will facilitate a dialogue between the value chain of the lighting market and its major stakeholders.
Post date: 10 Mar 2017
The December 2016 issue -Volume 64- of the Newsletter of the International Energy Agency Solar Heating and Cooling (IEA SHC) Programme contains information on the latest developments relating to the Solar Heating and Cooling Programme, announcements of upcoming events and new publications.
Specific articles of this issue include:
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
Building Green Expo 2017, the Greek Exhibition for sustainable buildings & environmental technologies, will take place at the Metropolitan Expo in Athens on 7 - 9 of April 2017.
Since 2002, Building Green Expo has been a well-established exhibition for professionals in the fields of sustainability, green buildings, energy-saving technologies in existing and new buildings and the built environment, sustainable transportation and renewable energy sources.
Building Green Open Space 2017
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
The municipality of Gunskirchen decided to refurbish the street lighting system to energy-efficient LED technology using EPC, since it recognised that its street lighting system required significant refurbishment work and that the technology currently in use would soon be affected by the phasing out of lamps. The objective of the project was to find a good solution for every street. For the implementation, the municipality hired a planner who carried out a tendering procedure. Five ESCOs were invited to bid and all submitted for the call.
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
Smart Buildings: Using Smart Technology to Save Energy in Existing Buildings
Smart buildings use information and communication technologies (ICT) to enable automated building operations and control. They enhance occupants’ comfort and productivity while consuming less energy than conventional buildings.
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
This conference by the UK Indoor Environments Group (UKIEG) and the Health Effects of Modern Airtight Construction (HEMAC) Network, will bring together research and case studies to help shed light on the topic of the indoor home environment. The event is intended for academics, policy makers and industry experts with an interest in improving indoor environments for health and wellbeing.
Conference topics include (but are not limited to):
Post date: 2 Mar 2017
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
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
The Municipality wanted to renovate and improve the outdoor lighting installations by providing quality street lighting with improved LED technology, while seeking maximum energy efficiency and minimum maintenance cost.The main objective was to improve the overall situation and energy efficiency of the streetlight system as well as to provide an excellent quality service to the citizens. The municipality was interested in using the EPC model for this project. An open tender was published and ESCOs were invited to submit their offers.
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
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