Open Source Tools to Share, Compare, and Reuse Low-Carbon Energy Data
Data is central for energy research and analysis. Unfortunately, energy data is often difficult to find, mixed in different repositories, and generally fragmented. This results in a lack of efficiency for research and energy transition management.
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Data is fundamental to understand how much a building consumes, how much it is efficient and whether thermal comfort is adequate. However, how should this data be evaluated? Is it still possible to increase energy efficiency of buildings? A solution would be to make a comparison with similar contexts: for example, how much does a building consume on average under specific climatic conditions? How much energy can it obtain from its installed renewable energy sources?
Post date: 17 Mar 2020
BUILD UP Skills Advisor
app was first released in 2015, with the aim of providing construction workers with job-specific advice and short upskilling opportunities. By turning on the app notifications for specific techniques, the user automatically receives updates on the most current course offers as well as question sets based on practical real-life situations.
Post date: 5 Feb 2020
The Odyssee database contains detailed energy consumption by end-use and their drivers as well as energy efficiency and CO2 related indicators. Latest available data is providing by national representatives, such as energy agencies or statistical organization, from all EU countries as well as Norway, Switzerland and Serbia.
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
buildingSMART is the worldwide industry body driving the digital transformation of the built asset industry. buildingSMART is committed to delivering improvement by the creation and adoption of open, international standards and solutions for infrastructure and buildings. buildingSMART is the community for visionaries working to transform the design, construction, operation and maintenance of built assets. buildingSMART is an open, neutral and international not-for-profit organization.
Post date: 14 Jan 2020
Hotmaps is a GIS-based online software that supports authorities and energy planners to set up a strategic heating and cooling plan for their region. The definite version of the tool is now available at www.hotmaps.eu and tool developers will continue to improve it and add new calculation modules for heating and cooling planning until the end of the project life.
Post date: 9 Jan 2020
Service Platform to Host and SharE REsidential data
SPHERE’s ultimate goal is the improvement and optimisation of buildings’ energy design, construction, performance, and management, reducing construction costs and their environmental impact while increasing overall energy performance.
Post date: 17 Dec 2019
The SISMA tool is a guidance for local public authorities for better planning investments on deep renovation in public buildings, without the need of deep technical expertise and without submission of huge amounts of data.
Register here and a message will pop up for you to download the tool for free. It is available in Bosnian, English, French, Greek, Italian, Slovenian and Spanish.
Post date: 11 Dec 2019
The Flexibility-Evaluation-Tool (FET) has been developed within the IEA EBC, Annex 67 – Energy Flexible Buildings. It is an Excel-based tool to uniformly visualize, characterize and evaluate flexibility for different data input sources. The tool:
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
Over the years, the CA EPBD has been collecting a wealth of information useful to EPBD national policy experts and other stakeholders. The most recent key public outputs of the CA EPBD are now gathered in the present database of publications, which will be regularly updated to reflect further developments.
The contents in this database are structured around Countries/Regions and Themes.
Post date: 20 Nov 2019