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VIDEO | The Edge, Amsterdam: World's Greenest Office Building

 

 

 

The Edge, in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is officially the greenest office building in the world. It's also the testing ground for a radical, highly connected new way of working, where employees have no set workspaces and can dial in their individual climate and lighting preferences via an app.

 

Video: Justin Beach, Brandon Lisy, Alan Jeffries

 

Source: Bloomberg

 

The Edge, Amsterdam: World's Greenest Office Building

The Edge, a new office building located at ZuidAs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is the greenest building in the world, according to British rating agency BREEAM, which gave it the highest ­sustainability score ever awarded: 98.4%. The building proposes a new way of working. It’s about using information technology to shape both the way we work and the spaces in which we do it.

 

European Utility Week 2016: Energy efficiency should not be neglected as part of smart buildings

In December, BUILD UP visited the Intelligent Buildings fair during the European Utility Week 2016. Many companies put their smart and intelligent technologies on display. Will these benefit energy efficiency in buildings?

 

‘My grandparents used to grow food in their own garden. I think we are going back to this. And we will generate our own energy, too’, says Boyan, an ambitious graduate visiting the European Utility Week, looking ahead to what future homes will be like.

 

ISES Solar World Congress & Solar Heating and Cooling Conference

International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress (SWC 2017) - 5th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SHC 2017)

 

The International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Solar World Congress (SWC) 2017 will be held together with the 5th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SHC 2017). The theme of this joint event is: "Innovation for the 100% renewable energy transformation".

 

Themes and recommended topics for abstract submission include:

Wege zum Effizienzhaus Plus - Grundlagen und Beispiele für energieerzeugende Gebäude

In Deutschland hat energiesparendes Bauen eine lange Tradition. Seit mehr als 30 Jahren wird am Gebäude der Zukunft geforscht, das klimaneutral bewohnt werden kann. Das Effizienzhaus Plus ist nicht an eine bestimmte Technologie gebunden, sondern es kann vielfältig durch eine intelligente Kombination von energieeffizienten Bautechnologien und erneuerbaren Energiegewinnsystemen realisiert werden.

 

BUILD UP Webinar Recordings | RENEW-SCHOOL

High quality school renovations with prefabricated wooden components - solutions, real examples and analysis through Europe

 

15 November 2016

 

The webinar focused on solutions and strategies for indoor air quality, thermal comfort and efficient ventilation systems with high level of integration in renovation projects for schools, particularly in completion to intervention for high performances building envelope and integration of renewable energy systems.

 

CISBAT 2017: Future Buildings and Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale

With the guiding theme "Future Buildings and Districts - Energy Efficiency from Nano to Urban Scale", the international scientific conference CISBAT 2017 will take place from 6 to 8 September 2017 in Lausanne, Switzerland, offering a platform for dialogue and presentations focused on energy efficient building and urban district design.

 

Παρουσίαση έργου CERTUS

Η συνημμένη παρουσίαση έγινε στα πλαίσια της ημερίδας που διοργάνωσε το έργο CERTUS  με θέμα τα «Χρηματοδοτικά μοντέλα για την ενεργειακή ανακαίνιση δημοτικών κτιρίων σε κτίρια σχεδόν Μηδενικής Ενεργειακής Κατανάλωσης (ΣΜΕΚ)». Η ημερίδα πραγματοποιήθηκε στην Αθήνα την Πέμπτη 8 Δεκεμβρίου 2016.

 

Ανακαινίσεις ΣΜΕΚ – βήματα υλοποίησης - οικονομοτεχνικά στοιχεία – πρακτικά εργαλεία

Η συνημμένη παρουσίαση έγινε στα πλαίσια της ημερίδας που διοργάνωσε το έργο CERTUS με θέμα τα «Χρηματοδοτικά μοντέλα για την ενεργειακή ανακαίνιση δημοτικών κτηρίων σε κτήρια σχεδόν Μηδενικής Ενεργειακής Κατανάλωσης (ΣΜΕΚ)». Η ημερίδα πραγματοποιήθηκε στην Αθήνα την Πέμπτη 8 Δεκεμβρίου 2016.