The 15th and final edition of the ZERO-PLUS newsletter has been released! Enjoy your reading here.
Post date: 1 Okt 2020
ALDREN – ALliance for Deep RENovation in Buildings
The ALDREN Project – ALliance for Deep RENovation in buildings – focuses on increasing the rate and quality of building renovations through the development of performance assessments and certification schemes for deep renovation projects. ALDREN is targeted at office buildings and hotels.
Post date: 24 Sep 2020
The Low Energy Building Database is a repository of low-energy building information created to support the planning and development of low energy new build and refurbishment with exemplary case studies. This tool was developed following the Retrofit for Future (RfF) programme launched in the UK about ten years ago, when £17m have been allocated by the government for increasing the energy efficiency of the building stock.
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
After many months of hard work between all the 10 partners, CHESS SETUP H2020 funded project is coming to an end with an overall success.
Post date: 10 Sep 2020
Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Contents are the following:
Focus on: EU building policy
A Guidebook to European Building Policy: Key legislation and initiatives
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
The estimated average gap between calculated and actual energy performance of the European building stock is 25% for energy performance and 1.5% for comfort performance (as scored by building occupants). Comprehensive research has shown that poorly commissioned and operated building management systems are often responsible for this gap, generally caused by the lack of appropriate and coherent Quality Management Systems (QMS) for building performance.
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
Grid Interactive Efficient Buildings, presented by Guidehouse - EE Global Forum webinars seriesd
EE Global has gone virtual!
Post date: 4 Aug 2020
The EU project HOUSEFUL has completed its first set of workshops with housing sector experts from Austria and the Barcelona area. The goal? To identify, discuss and demonstrate a number of ideas for the uptake of circular buildings.
Post date: 28 Jul 2020
The International Building Performance Simulation Association, is a non-profit international society of building performance simulation researchers, developers and practitioners, dedicated to improving the built environment.
Post date: 20 Jul 2020