Calculation, simulation

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Webinar on ExcEED project Database: from data to information to knowledge

This webinar will took place June 4th.

The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.

The H2020 ExcEED project takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by last generation of buildings.   The project answers the need for transparency and comparability of energy performance calculations. The scope of ExcEED is to create...
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Research report: Passivhaus, the route to zero carbon

This report analyses the definition of a Zero Carbon building in the UK and compares national Building Regulations in Zero Carbon building with a Passivhaus Classic and renewables. The report highlights problems such as the performance gap...
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UK Green Building Council presents industry framework for net zero carbon buildings

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has unveiled a framework for the UK construction and property industry to transition new and existing buildings to become net zero carbon by 2050, in line with the ambitions of the Paris Climate...
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New USGBC research explores green building industry’s role in highlighting the importance of buildings as a global solution

As part of its Living Standard initiative, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has released a new U.S. public research report titled Standard Issue that sets out to better gauge how the public feels about issues at the core of...
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Horizon Impact Award, call for applicants

The European Commission has launched the first Horizon Impact Award. This prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful projects under Horizon 2020 or FP7. Can you demonstrate that you have valorized your results and...
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Policy conference 2019 – REGISTRATION OPEN

The Policy Conference of EUSEW 2019 will take place in Brussels between 18 and 20 June and is free of charge for all participants.    The conference will be hosted at three venues: the European Commission's Charlemagne and Berlaymont...
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Embodied Carbon – Updated ICE Database and RICS Building Carbon Database

The Alliance for Sustainable Building Products is pleased to partner with ASBP patron member Circular Ecology and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to host a topical seminar on embodied carbon in buildings. The purpose of the...

ICE (Inventory of Carbon and Energy) Database The ICE (Inventory of Carbon and Energy) Database is a leading embodied energy and carbon database for building materials.   The first version of the ICE database was created...
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IBPSA Webinar 2019 Session 5: Effects of real-time simulation feedback on design for visual comfort

How can we choose the building performance simulation software that helps its users make the best decisions? This presentation explores the psychology of simulation users interacting with two similar simulation tools and tracks the...