Controls, energy management systems

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This edition of BUILD UP Expert Talks hosts Myriam Olivier, PhD in civil engineering, Mission head at ASTUS-construction, France.   She has worked in the domains of Energy Efficiency and Building Information Management and Modelling for several years and has coordinated and worked in a number of international research projects, including the recently completed H2020 BIMplement project.  
Post date: 8 Jan 2021
Type: Link

OVERVIEW   Making Europe “fit for the digital age” is an undertaking that requires cooperation and collaboration. This has only become more evident in 2020, when unprecedented disruption has demanded a reconfiguration of how businesses run, how public administrations operate, and how citizens go about their daily lives.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
Type: Event

13-01-2021 - 15h00-16h30   COMMISSIONING - Luc Mehaudens, SECO  
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
Type: Event

Retrofitting Europe’s buildings for energy efficiency is not enough to slash the carbon footprint of the construction sector and cut emissions in time to meet the Paris climate agreement goals, according to Dr Catherine De Wolf, assistant professor of design and construction management at TU Delft in the Netherlands.   She says that we need to design buildings to make them recyclable – but doing this will require a fundamental restructure of the construction industry.  
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
Type: News

Concept and objectives:   ENSNARE’s main objective is to boost the implementation of renovation packages through:  
Post date: 5 Jan 2021
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Concept:   Digitalisation, advanced engineering and sophisticated data analytics techniques can improve building management through innovative business models.   The EU-funded iBECOME project will increase intelligence, decarbonisation and decentralisation of the energy system by transforming building and operation data into products that can be profitable in the innovative business framework.  
Post date: 5 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Concept:   The digitalisation of the energy sector enables higher levels of operational excellence with the adoption of disrupting technologies.   The EU-funded PLATOON project offers methodology that deploys distributed/edge processing and data analytics technologies for optimised real-time energy system management in a simple way for energy domain experts.  
Post date: 4 Jan 2021
Type: Link

Surface area is an important but limited resource in cities that aim to become climate neutral. It can be used to, for example, generate heat or electricity via active solar systems, improve air quality via greening, or provide cooling thanks to highly reflective and emissive materials.   Scientists at Italian institute Eurac have now developed a multi-factor approach to study the synergies and conflicts that arise from using ground, facade and roof space in urban communities.
Post date: 2 Jan 2021
Type: News

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 Jan 2021
Type: Publication

Call for Abstracts   To contribute to the success of the EEDAL conference, we invite you to participate in the conference and to submit abstracts on new technology developments, user behaviour, policies and programmes (including monitoring, evaluation and international collaboration), smart equipment, smart homes and smart metering, demand side flexibility and on-site generation.  
Post date: 30 Dec 2020
Type: News