Energy efficiency technologies and materials

On Wednesday 28 August 2019, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA), the World Resources Institute (WRI) and C40 cities hosted a BEA Regional Workshop in Bogotá, Colombia.   The BEA is a public private initiative of 45 cities and states, and more than 40 companies and organisations from around the world, that take action to improve energy efficiency in buildings and align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: News

Association for digital and decentralised energy solutions smartEn recommends some important regulatory changes that should be introduced in order to foster the development of these valuable flexibility tools in a paper published this week: Design Principles for (Local) Markets for Electricity System Services.  
Post date: 7 Sep 2019
Type: News

Hybrid solar panels that produce both electricity and heat is a technology on the rise. The combination of solar cells (PV) and solar thermal collectors (T) allows for various ways to optimize buildings’ energy systems.   In this workshop, leading international experts will present the status of the PVT technology and present case studies where PVT collectors are integrated in buildings."   The workshop is open for all and free of charge.  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: Event

EURACTIV invites you to this Stakeholder Workshop to discuss the path towards the integration of the EU’s energy sectors. Questions will include:   - How can sector coupling help achieve the EU climate goals?   - How can renewables be used most efficiently to integrate energy systems?  
Post date: 6 Sep 2019
Type: News

The LAUNCH webinar aims to share the key points of the LAUNCH project and the positive outcomes for the European sustainable energy assets market.     Why attend?    To learn more about how we will create THE framework of best-in-class, standardized tools that will launch Sustainable Energy Assets as tradable securities, by deploying this framework in cooperation with project developers and investors.  
Post date: 5 Sep 2019
Type: Event

Une habitation saine qui se veut également confortable doit respecter un certain nombre d’exigences et de règles minimales dans le cadre de la réglementation PEB.   Ces règles concernent l’isolation et l’étanchéité à l’air, l’acoustique, la ventilation, la protection solaire et la lumière naturelle.  
Post date: 5 Sep 2019
Type: Event

Due to multiple requests, the deadline for PLEA 2020's call for abstracts has now been extended.   The new deadline for extended abstracts is the 30th of September 2019.   Please check PLEA2020 website at www.plea2020.org  for further submission details.
Post date: 5 Sep 2019
Type: News

Concept The primary aim of the VICINITY project is to provide the owners of connected IoT infrastructures with a decentralized interoperability.   The concept of decentralism is expressed by the fact that the platform includes neither central operator roles, nor central databases to store sensitive data about users.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   Industry and construction 4.0 have high expectations of AR (Augmented Reality) technologies in terms of productivity gains and quality improvement. Numerous proofs of concept demonstrate significant returns on investment but difficulties occur when it comes to large-scale deployment in operational dynamic environments exposed to variable lighting conditions.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link

Concept, Objective and Methodology​   Building Information Modelling is a critical element in the digitalization of the construction industry, which is necessary in order to unleash huge efficiency and productivity improvements.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2019
Type: Link