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OptEEmAL Platform for design of energy efficient retrofitting projects at building and district level

The OptEEmAL Platform is a great tool to design any energy efficient retrofitting project at building and district level. It provides the user with a holistic tool that reduces time and costs in the design phase, and improves the whole process in...

Mandatory post occupancy evaluations on government projects demand clear strategy on performance and handover

  by Gary Clark     The first of April 2016 marked the start of a quiet revolution in public sector procurement. On that date Building Information Management (BIM) became mandatory for all public funded buildings over 2000m². What many...

OptEEmAL Platform for design of energy efficient retrofitting projects at building and district level

The OptEEmAL Platform is a great tool to design any energy efficient retrofitting project at building and district level. It provides the user with a holistic tool that reduces time and costs in the design phase, and improves the whole...

Mandatory post occupancy evaluations on government projects demand clear strategy on performance and handover

  by Gary Clark     The first of April 2016 marked the start of a quiet revolution in public sector procurement. On that date Building Information Management (BIM) became mandatory for all public funded buildings over 2000m²....

Does policy work?

For more than 20 years, the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) has gathered world experts at a conference in upper Austria to raise awareness of new measures aiding the development of renewable energy and energy efficiency.   With...

Improved local energy efficiency financing but far from Paris commitments, concludes Climate Alliance

The European Commission published its 1.000-page “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package featuring new legislative proposals for the energy future of the EU, supposed to lead the bloc to the implementation of the Paris Agreement.  ...

UIPI’s Initial Reaction to the Clean Energy Package

European private landlords and homeowners welcome the holistic approach of the Clean Energy Package, but stress the need to balance the efforts to be done in the building sector with the necessity to provide affordable housing.     The...

Not just Pokémon – prepare for an augmented reality deluge

26 October 2016 by Benedict O'Donnell Original article: https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/not-just-pok-mon-prepare-augmented-reality-deluge_en.html     Augmented reality took the public by storm this summer, driving 100...