modelling and simulation

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  The objective of modeling is to support policy-makers so that they can develop a better sense of what is possible now, what shall be done in the future and help them take better-informed decisions. This piece of work is intended as a thought starter, not as an exhaustive review of the topic. The work was mostly based on interviewing members of some of the key modeling teams in Europe as well as users of modeling (policy-makers and NGOs). Following up on these interviews, a survey was built to capture further input.
Post date: 20 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

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Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Type: Event

This open-source tool helps users model the potential savings that a country could realise by a rapid transition to energy-efficient lighting. The model forecasts the electrical energy and carbon dioxide emission savings potential of efficient lighting regulations relative to a business-as-usual scenario. The model baseline is the estimated 2010 installed stock and energy consumption from the en.lighten Country Lighting Assessments.
Post date: 7 Aug 2018
Type: Tool

The second-year action Training School will be taking place in Málaga, Spain, on 15-19th October 2018. This School will bring together experience and high-level trainers and trainees to work in the digital implementation of Regenerative Sustainable Design principles in the transformation of existing sites. Via the use of freeware digital parametric modelling, the challenges are to improve outdoor microclimate qualities and the indoor wellbeing, operating a transformation that responds to the criteria of Circular Economy.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
Type: Event

This issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter provides information on on dynamic methods for energy performance analysis. There are 2 main articles with guidelines for data analysis, from both physical and statistical points of view. Further to that, a practical experience of using grey-box models is reported in a summary paper.   Specific contents of this edition include:  
Post date: 30 May 2018
Type: Publication

DYNASTEE continues to disseminate information on dynamic assessment methods for the energy performance of buildings. The ninth issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter is an introduction to more in depth information, articles on new approaches and methods, the progress of works in the Annex 71 project of IEA-EBC, past and future training sessions etc.
Post date: 12 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The EU funded ABRACADABRA H2020 project, is developing three toolkits; one focusing on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings, another one on financial aspects, and the one described here - the technical toolkit.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

Built environment simulation and design computation have become ubiquitous throughout the design world, from small scale offices to multinational firms. Simulation workflows harness the ever-growing power of personal computers, and the increasing use of cloud computing, to aid design teams in their increasingly complex endeavours throughout the globe. Disciplinary boundaries are blurring, as simulation-based decision support systems bring experts from various fields together to develop low-tech solutions, using high-tech simulation tools.  
Post date: 4 Oct 2017
Type: Event

MOEEBIUS Living Lab already started!   Watch MOEEBIUS movie and see the most important advantages of the project!   What is MOEEBIUS Living Lab and how to participate in this activity?  
Post date: 26 Sep 2017
Type: Link

The FP7 funded TRIBUTE (Take the energy bill back to the promised building performance) is a large-scale integrating project aimed at minimizing the gap between computed and measured energy performances through the improvement of the predictive capability of a state-of-the-art commercial Building Energy Performance Simulation (BEPS). For existing buildings, measurement and verification techniques will be developed and deployed to connect the BEPS model in real time to the pivotal wireless sensing and control systems of a monitored building.
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link