Energy demand for space cooling has more than tripled since 1990, making it the fastest-growing end use in buildings. Space cooling was responsible for emissions of about 1 GtCO2 and nearly 8.5% of total final electricity consumption in 2019.
Post date: 2 Ιαν 2021
The Institute of Zero Energy Buildings published an enlightening report about energy poverty.
This report analyses energy poverty, unravels its strong link with energy transition and provides recommendations to tackle this issue.
In this report, you will find :
Post date: 2 Ιαν 2021
According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.
Post date: 10 Νοε 2020
Concept and objectives:
EU countries have drawn up strategies reflected in their National Energy Efficiency Action Plans that include provision of an overview of the country's national building stock, identification of key policies that the country intends to use to stimulate renovations and provision of an estimate of the expected energy savings that will result from renovations.
Post date: 6 Νοε 2020
The domOS project is 36-months research financed by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union (EU) aims at developing and prototyping technologies for the digitalization of existing buildings.
Digitalized buildings will implement a series of smart services, mostly related to energy:
Post date: 21 Οκτ 2020
The MOBISTYLE Expert tool has been developed within the H2020 project MOBISTYLE and it aims to allow the visualization and management of a big amount of data available from a building monitoring.
Post date: 29 Σεπ 2020
Sustainable Places is the only annual international conference focused on showcasing results of EU projects on innovation for the built environment. The 8th edition, Sustainable Places 2020 (27-30 October 2020), will be held over four days in virtual format to facilitate thematic presentations and fruitful discussion on topics such as circular economy, digital twins, BIPV, local energy communities, sustainable digital infrastructure, etc.
Post date: 1 Σεπ 2020
The large amount of energy-related data collected and analysed by the International Energy Agency are available on an on-line structured database.
In particular, there are three main sections where the information are divided:
Post date: 24 Αυγ 2020
I wouldn’t call the first building I worked in very smart. My desk was in a low walled cube in the middle of the “cube city” surrounded by cinder block walls. The air quality depended on what section you were in, and the temperature varied every 20 feet. There were no crowd-based thermostats to keep everyone happy. Almost every air vent had a custom deflector taped on it to personalize the comfort of the one who applied it. If you were cold, your best option was to put on a sweater.
Post date: 7 Αυγ 2020
International Conference On Smart Energy Systems
4th Generation District Heating, Electrification, Electrofuels and Energy Efficiency
Post date: 5 Αυγ 2020