Controls, energy management systems

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EXPERT TALKS is an initiative from the BUILD UP portal which has started in February 2020. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives share their views, experiences and expertise with BUILD UP audience.   During this year, BUILD UP has invited and interviewed ten experts, addressing relevant topics linked to the Topic of the Month.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2020
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Concept:   Smart energy management is currently one of the most important research areas in Europe. With this in mind, the EU-funded SINERGY project aims to unlock the innovation potential of the Institute Mihajlo Pupin (IMP) in Serbia.   It will therefore strive to strengthen the IMP’s current research capacity and enhance its research competitiveness so as to make it a regional point of reference in smart energy management technologies.
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept:   Regional and local authorities need to precisely determine, control and demonstrate their sustainable energy and climate actions to increase their efficiency.   The EU-funded ENERGee Watch project will support peer-to-peer learning for municipal and regional associations and networks to understand how different sustainable energy and climate mitigation actions have been controlled and assessed.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept:   TThe EU-funded LEAP4SME project aims to support member states and specifically their small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in carrying out energy audits and implementing cost-effective energy-saving measures.   To reach those objectives, LEAP4SME will conduct a mapping of policies and programmes that currently exist to identify their strengths and weaknesses.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept and objectives:   Buildings account for around 40% of total energy use and 36% of CO2 emissions in Europe .   According to the recast Directive on the energy performance of buildings (EPBD) all new buildings after 2020 should reach nearly zero energy levels, meaning that they should demonstrate very low energy needs mainly covered by renewable energy sources.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept:   Europe is experiencing an increasing number of disasters due to severe and extreme weather and climate events.   The more vulnerable a community is to such natural hazards, the greater the risk of human and material losses.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept:   More than half of a household’s annual energy consumption is for space heating and air conditioning. In EU households, heating and hot water alone account for 79 % of total final energy use.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept:   The achievement of the EU climate targets for 2030 will be facilitated by the widespread adoption of renewable energy. Hosting capacity can be reached through the market uptake of citizen energy communities (CEC).   The EU-funded LIGHTNESS project will increase the renewable energy capacity through social engagement, a regulatory roadmap, a low-cost technological package and innovative business models.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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Concept and objectives:   procuRE brings together 6 procurers from 6 countries, responsible for over 21,000 public buildings, to invest over €7 million in R&D to tackle their common challenge of achieving 100% Renewable Energy Supply (RES) in existing stock.  
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
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March 8-10, 2021 | Virtual Conference   The 2021 ASHRAE Virtual Design and Construction Conference takes place March 8-10, 2021.   The inaugural conference seeks to fill a need for ASHRAE members and practitioners using or planning to apply virtual design and construction in the design, construction and operation of HVAC systems.   
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
Type: Event