Calculation, simulation

Publication

ABRACADABRA project- Technical Toolkit

The EU funded ABRACADABRA H2020 project, is developing three toolkits; one focusing on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings, another one on financial aspects, and the one described here - ...
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Government Soft Landings (GSL)

Buying and moving into a new building that has been specially designed for the client's use should be a fantastic experience. But that is not always the case; often there is a gap between the client’s expectations and the performance of...
Tool

EnergySavingCheck 3.0: Savings check - electricity, heating, water

The EnergySavingCheck 3.0 is a calculation tool developed to estimate a household’s energy and water consumption and savings. It was first introduced by Caritasverband Frankfurt e.V, Germany for the EU-funded project ACHIEVE and it is...
Event

AIVC 2018 Conference "Smart Ventilation for Buildings"

The 39th AIVC conference: "Smart ventilation for buildings" will be held on 18 and 19 September 2018 in Juan-les-Pins, France. It will also be the 7th TightVent conference and the 5th venticool conference.   Conference Scope...
News

Abstract submission deadline for PLEA 2018 extended to 15 December

The abstract submission deadline for the 34th Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference 2018 to be held in Hong Kong, China on 10-12 December 2018, has been extended.   The extended deadline for abstract submission is now ...
Event

Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) 2018

With the theme “Smart and Healthy within the 2-degree Limit” and four tracks on “Science & Technology”, “People & Community”, “Design & Practice” and “Education & Training”, the 34th Passive and Low Energy...
News

OVERVIEW | Three times smart: Users, Buildings, and Electricity Grid

  Learnings for the development of the Smartness Indicator from an Austrian research and demonstration project     by Susanne Geissler (SERA energy & resources, Vienna)     This Overview Article presents...
Publication

Support for setting up an observatory of the building stock and related policies

This report sums up the work done in the scope of the Building Stock Observatory project from February 1, 2015 to June 31, 2016.   According to the report, good governance and policy making require monitoring and periodic evaluations of...