Lighting

7th VELUX Daylight Symposium

The 7th VELUX Daylight Symposium: “Healthy & Climate Friendly Architecture – from knowledge to practice” will focus specifically on the use of daylight – firstly to create buildings that promote human health and wellbeing, and secondly to minimise the negative impact of man-made structures and activities on climate change.

 

Contributions are invited focusing but not limited to the following topics:

 

2017 ASHRAE Modeling Conference

The 2017 ASHRAE Building Performance Analysis Conference will take place from 27 to 29 September 2017, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. The conference, formerly known as the ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference, has a broadened scope that encompasses all uses and aspects of modelLing, as well as the professionals responsible for that work throughout a building’s lifecycle.

 

The conference programme will consist of keynote speakers, invited speakers, a call for presenters and the ASHRAE LowDown Showdown.

 

Building Simulation (BS2017) 2017

Now accepting abstracts for peer-reviewed papers, due August 10th, 2016 with papers due November 30, 2016Abstracts will be judged primarily based on scientific soundness of the applied methods and the degree to which the contribution advances the state of the art.  Authors of accepted abstracts may submit 4 - 10 page manuscripts that will be double-blind reviewed.  Papers that are accepted and presented will be published in the citable conference proceedings. Non-paper oral presentations will be solicited later in 2016 -- that format may be appropriate fo

Health and wellbeing in homes

This report, released by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), focuses on the mental, social and physical health and wellbeing of home occupants in the UK. It is intended for build environment professionals (developers, designers, constructors, managers etc.). The authors aim to gather and distil the most compelling evidence and advice about building and neighbourhood design features which can enhance the health and wellbeing of residents.