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What are Test Reference Years (TRYs)?

Test Reference Years are detailed annual climate data rows used primarily in calculation and simulation programmes. They are in most cases not simply measured climate information of a real year at a certain location, but an artificial...
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Dynastee newsletter 2017/9

DYNASTEE continues to disseminate information on dynamic assessment methods for the energy performance of buildings. The ninth issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter is an introduction to more in depth information, articles on new approaches and...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...