iSBE Forum of Young Researchers in Sustainable Building 2016 (YRSB16) will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, on 21 June 2016. The event will focus on actual PhD research development in the field of sustainable building. The mission of the conference is to bring together young doctoral researchers in sustainable building to share research outcomes, discuss with their collegues and get valuable feedback.
The conference topics are the following:
Post date: 23 Bře 2016
Post date: 14 Pro 2015
Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is developing a suite of building energy renovation roadmaps - Energy Performance Protocols - that aim to reduce transaction costs by assembling existing standards and practices into a consistent and transparent process. These tools then enable a marketplace for building owners, project developers, utilities, public programmes and investors to trade in standardised energy efficiency projects.
Post date: 27 Říj 2015
On Thursday 22 October 2015, the European Commission, in its monthly package of infringement decisions, requested eleven Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, and Spain) to ensure the full transposition of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU).
Post date: 26 Říj 2015
The Pan-European Thermal Atlas (PETA) is an interactive map that shows data on the thermal resources available in any region as well as EU-wide thermal demand. PETA maps heat and cooling demand, the local density of both demands, available waste heat resources and the potential for renewable energy sources.
Post date: 22 Říj 2015
Post date: 14 Říj 2015
Take part in the ongoing call for contributions to unlock the potential of energy efficiency in buildings as a global asset. Open until 2 October 2015. Note that the most recent ICP Europe Technical Forum web meeting took place on Thursday 24th September.
Post date: 23 Zář 2015
This report from the ZEBRA2020 project aims to set up a clear methodology for the definition of nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEBs) in the context of market tracking, both in new constructions and in (deep) renovations.
Post date: 4 Zář 2015
Under the European Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, EU countries should set up an energy efficiency obligation scheme. This scheme requires energy companies to achieve yearly energy savings of 1.5% of annual sales to final consumers.In order to reach this target, companies have to carry out measures which help final consumers improve energy efficiency. This may include improving the heating system in consumers' homes, installing double glazed windows, or better insulating roofs to reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 13 Srp 2015
Post date: 30 Črv 2015