Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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Finding the optimal solar cell design to maximize energy production

Researchers in Spain have proposed a new standard for solar cell testing, which they say could enable more accurate determinations of a cell’s annual energy yield. Using machine learning, the method processes data sets consisting of thousands...

Artificial intelligence has found plenty of time and money saving applications within the solar industry, in the automated production of solar panels and the forecasting of their long-term performance, among other areas.   Now, a team of...
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Final conference ENERFUND project - New technologies and open data

Conference organised within the frame of the ENERFUND project

SAVE THE DATE!   New technologies and open data, levers to achieve climate and energy goals   The ENERFUND (www.enerfund.eu) consortium is very pleased to invite you to its final...
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COP24: huge untapped potential in greener construction, says UN environment agency

Noting some progress in greening the global construction industry, the United Nations environment agency (UNEP) co-released a report on Friday at the COP24 climate conference in Katowice, Poland, sounding the alarm on the need for “dramatic...

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to...
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Global Status Report: Towards a zero-emission, efficient and resilient buildings and construction sector

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of...
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BAUEN & ENERGIE WIEN 2019

The fair for healthy building, renovating, security, spa facilities, financing and energy saving.

The exhibition Bauen & Energie in Vienna offers everything about healthy building, renovating, financing and energy saving. With a focus on environmental and climate protection. Visitors meet top exhibitors there and get the...
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Technical, Financial, and Social Barriers and Challenges in Deep Building Renovation: Integration of Lessons Learned from the H2020 Cluster Projects

With a low rate of new building construction and an insufficient rate of existing building renovation, there is the need to step up the pace of building renovation with ambitious performance targets to achieve European Union (EU) climate...
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INFACOMA -36th Internationa Exhibition for Construction Materials, Insulation, Door and Window Frames, Sanitary Ware, Preconstruction and Technology

The most important fair in Greece for the building and construction sector for 35 years.

After the highly successful Infacoma & Aquatherm fairs held in February 2018, with the participation of more than 260 exhibitors...

The Infacoma expo, faithful to quality for 35 years, will be held in February 2019 with the aim to support all developments in the building and construction industry. At Infacoma Athens, the professional visitors and the general public can...
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FOR PASIV -7th Trade Fair for Low-energy, Passive and Zero-energy Buildings - Prague

The 7th FOR PASIV trade fair for low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, event held under the auspices of the prestigious insistutions in the country, will again present leading companies of the passive building sector

FOR PASIV is intended for all professionals and specialists in the sector, as well as for anyone who is interested in low-energy, passive and zero-energy buildings, be it young perspective people who are thinking about...