automation / control

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To support the Member States in implementing the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), eu.bac has created a compliance checklist for Building Automation and Control System requirements related to the mandatory capabilities listed in Art.14 and Art.15.   The checklist provides a necessary reference list and highly detailed tool for building owners and managers, compliance inspectors, building designers, installers and policymakers.  
Post date: 25 Nov 2020
Type: Event

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Post date: 13 Nov 2020
Type: Event

4,000+ Virtual Attendees  /  5 Co-Located Events  /  Virtual Conference Tracks  /  40+ Speakers  - 76% Director Level +   About the IoT Tech Expo Europe Virtual   Europe’s leading IoT conference & event series will become a fully virtual event for 2020. The free to attend online conference will take place on the 24-25th November 2020 and will cover two days of top-quality content and innovative thought leadership discussions encompassing the IoT ecosystem.
Post date: 23 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Like all industries, construction has been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic and is now being forced to adapt in order to operate in a heightened health and safety environment focused on social distancing. This disruption is fundamentally impeding conventional construction approaches and forcing even the most traditional companies to look for modern solutions. Now, promising digital technologies that have been struggling to break established construction markets are emerging as saviors of post-COVID construction.  
Post date: 9 Sep 2020
Type: News

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 Aug 2020
Type: News

Thermal comfort, indoor air quality and daylight are key factors in the comfort of building occupants. Despite the interconnection of these aspects and the related requirements, the way to achieve indoor air quality and thermal comfort are not clear enough in some EU countries.
Post date: 5 Aug 2020
Type: News

Abstract: In the building industry, the quality control practices during the design stage, implementation, introduction and use varies. Also, the owner´s project requirements may vary. The instrumentation, measurements and the control options are different. The final product of the building process is the indoor environment. When evaluating the need of renovation of existing buildings and to control the performance of a new building, certain procedures are needed.  
Post date: 27 Jul 2020
Type: Publication

Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a machine that controls the setting rate of concrete to offer a "seamless transition between casting and 3D printing" so that structures can be made that use less material.   The system called Fast Complexity combines two existing technologies for creating concrete forms – 3D printing concrete and casting into formwork.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: News

Setting sustainable urban development goals and developing energy efficient solutions for buildings are crucial elements of climate action. Urban living is introducing new challenges both for architectural design and technical solutions. Ventilation systems have an important impact both on energy use as well as indoor climate and health in buildings. So, how can we develop good home ventilation solutions fit for urban living?  
Post date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: Event

Plug-n-harvest’s strategic goal  
Post date: 3 Jan 2020
Type: Link