Calculation, simulation

Survey: Indoor environmental quality in buildings

Across Europe, 90 million children and young people spend their weekdays in schools, colleges and universities. More than one in three of the working population is office-based.   And every year, 90 million patients spend more than a week on average...

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

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 a European...

AIVC 2017 conference announces keynote speakers

The keynote speakers for the 38th AIVC - 6th TightVent - 4th venticool conference: "Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings" have been announced. The joint conference, co-organised by the International Network on Ventilation and Energy...

Smart GEMS Webinar recording | Joint Webinars: Smart Grids district heating/cooling and co-generation (by IDEA), LEAF Community and CAMP IT (by AEA and TUC)

9th Webinar – Smart Grids district heating/cooling and cogeneration organised by IDEA   The main objective of this webinar was to present an overview about district heating and cooling (DHC), its link with cogeneration,...

IEA-EBC Annex 62 launches tool to assess ventilative cooling potential

A new tool developed in the framework of International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA- EBC) Annex 62 Ventilative Cooling has just been launched. The ventilative cooling potential tool (VC tool) aims to...

IEA-EBC Programme releases its Annual Report 2016

The annual report of 2016 of the International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme has been published.   This report presents an overview of the Programme's main activities with summaries of new,...

Exploitation potential of one of PERFORMER results recently assessed by stakeholders

New conclusions are now available for the exploitation potential of the PERFORMER project.   The PERFORMER solution is a holistic approach to monitor, and subsequently improve the energy performance of existing buildings.  By collecting...

Integrated Design Process library: new tool available for shopping centre retrofitting!

The CommONEnergy project aims at identifying this potential through deep retrofitting, developing a systemic approach made of innovative technologies and solution sets as well as methods and tools to support their implementation and to...

Enforcement of new energy performance requirements (and calculation procedures) in the Belgium Walloon Region

Les exigences PEB sont renforcées en vue d'atteindre, en 2021, le standard Quasi Zero Energie (nZEB). Le nouvelles exigences PEB à partir de janvier 2017   La performance de certaines parois (Umax) et le niveau global (Ew) de...

Master RIDEF: conferenza online su occupazione da efficienza e rinnovabili

Lo scenario presentato dal gruppo di ricercatori dell'associazione francese NegaWatt conclude che con azioni e tecnologie rivolte alla sufficienza (utilizzare energia solo ove questa fornisce servizi significativi, scegliere modalità a...