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The most common way of categorising energy conservation measures is by cost:  
Post date: 19 dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Green roofs are structurally engineered and generally comprise of six key components as illustrated in the figure bellow. These are:  
Post date: 19 dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

In spite of mitigating the urban heat island phenomenon and offering numerous other benefits, green buildings have some potential disadvantages. Although they might be negligible or inconvenient to a particular group of people, these defects should be mentioned.  
Post date: 19 dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

This webinar focuses on the share of intermittent wind and solar power in the EU which is increasing. Reaching a low-carbon electricity sector will depend on efficient integration of these energy sources by creating more flexibility, including through generation and demand response as well as the grid. This webinar will outline the challenge; give an overview of the status quo of EU electricity markets and present policy recommendations from the recent Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) Task Force on "Improving the Market for Flexibility in the Electricity Sector".  
Post date: 18 dec 2017
Type: Evenement

Blokiwood® reinvents the wood frame   With the new targets for reducing carbon emissions in construction and government measures to develop the sector, wood is on the rise. A Savoyard company decided to ´make waves´ in the wood frame model market with its building solution.   Meeting with Joël Menard, founding director of Dom'Innov.   In which sector does Blokiwood® introduce innovation?  
Post date: 15 dec 2017
Type: Nieuws

The PUBLENEF Webinar, Supporting the Implementation of Energy Efficiency Policies through Technical Assistance and Roadmaps, will take place on 10 January 2018 at 11:00am CET. Registration for this Webinar is now open here.   DESCRIPTION
Post date: 15 dec 2017
Type: Evenement

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 annual climate based on the interpolation of measurements of several (partly up to 30) years that can include maximum and minimum values that haven’t been measured in the very same year.
Post date: 14 dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Pilot or demonstration buildings are made in order to test new innovative technologies or to demonstrate that a defined level of high building energy performance is possible in reality. These buildings are show cases that allow experts and the general public to visit and see technologies in practice. If the projects would stop after the design and the construction, the real test i.e. the energy performance in practice would not be taken. For some tasks like meeting the predicted energy consumptions, monitoring could be simply based on the analysis of the energy bills.
Post date: 14 dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Efficiency measures at the building envelope and the building services systems decrease the operational costs of buildings. But reduced costs can lead to changes in the behaviour of the building users. They consume more energy and parts of the originally planned energy savings are used-up. The so-called “rebound effect” describes the difference between the theoretically expected savings and the savings achieved in reality. The rebound effect can be indicated as percentage of the deviation from the expected savings.  
Post date: 14 dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

DCBrain: the Waze of physical networks   With the energy transition, the management and optimization of "smart" physical networks has become an issue for energy suppliers. French start-up DCbrain developed a software solution to support this transition.   How does the DCbrain software work?  
Post date: 14 dec 2017
Type: Nieuws