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Webinar: “Are we ready for BIM in construction sites? A reality check: Experiences from the ground”

The digitalisation of the design and construction process of the European built environment is remodelling the way of work inside the whole value chain. The adaptation to this new work environment is a challenge to be faced by all...
This webinar took place Wednesday, 3 December 2019. Please watch the recording in our YouTube channel and consult the presentation though this link.
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Webinar on RELaTED project: Integration of Industrial Waste Heat in District Heating

What’s new in District Heating Systems (DHs)? DHs have traditionally been designed to be operated with central energy production facilities and a variety of distributed consumption locations (dwellings, tertiary buildings, etc). In some...
This webinar took place Wednesday, 2 December 2019, at 12:00 CET.
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The Flexibility-Evaluation-Tool (FET)

The Flexibility-Evaluation-Tool (FET) has been developed within the IEA EBC, Annex 67 – Energy Flexible Buildings. It is an Excel-based tool to uniformly visualize, characterize and evaluate flexibility for different data input sources....
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BEMServer platform

With the increasing amount of data to monitor buildings, it becomes crucial to offer tools that help managers in taking the best decisions to better control the energy of their buildings, and to involve all actors in reducing their...
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Webinar: CRAVEzero pinboard

CRAVEzero pinboard: an interactive web-based modular framework supporting in developing low LCC nZEBs The CRAVEzero pinboard is a structured framework organizing all needed information and tools to build reliable low life cycle cost nZEBs...
This webinar took place November 14 2019. The webinar recording is available in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.
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My2050 - Webtool for experts on low carbon scenario for 2050

Under this project, the development of a sophisticated Belgian calculator was essential in order to be able to build different low carbon scenarios for Belgium and to analyse some of their impacts.   This calculator will enable you: To...
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Historic Building Energy Retrofit Atlas: a new database for exemplary energy efficient renovation of historic buildings

Historic buildings are the trademark of numerous cities, but they will only survive if maintained as living spaces. This means that we need to find renovation approaches and solutions that are compatible with their conservation and allow...
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Webinar: Using ENERFUND to identify Energy non-Efficient buildings

ENERFUND is a tool that rates and scores deep renovation opportunities. The tool is based on a set of parameters such as the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) rating, year of construction of the building, cost of retrofitting in the...
This webinar took place October 22nd 2019. The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.
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Updated calculation spreadsheet for EN16798-5-1

UPDATED VERSION for EN16798-5-1 In general, the spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB...
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WEBINAR – Tackling the environmental concerns for deploying geothermal energy

The first webinar has been recorded on May 16th, 2019 and it was followed by more than 100 people. The webinar presented the preliminary results of the GEOENVI project, which is working since November 2018. It has also been open to inputs...
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Thinking outside the Comfort Box

An understanding of human thermal comfort has proven to be one of the key components of energy efficiency in buildings. Human comfort is more to comfort than just temperature and humidity. For instance, the radiative energy that is emitted...
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Open BIM RenoZEB - Focchi Facades

"Open BIM RenoZEB - Focchi Facades" is a free BIM software tool that has been developed as part of the RenoZEB research project: "Accelerating energy Renovation solutions for Zero Energy Buildings and Neighborhoods" which is part of the...
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Webinar on the STUNNING project: conclusions and important results for promoting energy-efficient building renovation

The annual rate of home and commercial building renovation is well under the 3% required to achieve European climate and energy goals.  There is a need to accelerate investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to boost...
This webinar took place 23 September. The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.
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ENERJ web platform

The activities of the ENERJ project aim at supporting local governments in achieving energy efficiency targets in their own municipal building stock through joint actions in a multi-level governance approach. Joint actions are intended as...
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The CTI 2050 Roadmap Tool

This zero emissions pathway webtool is the outcome of a year-long effort of deep analytical work and active stakeholder engagement. It builds on the model developed as part of the Carbon Transparency Initiative (CTI) by the ClimateWorks...
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Webinar: Accelerating integrated energy systems for a climate-neutral EU - 9 October

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...
ACCELERATING INTEGRATED ENERGY SYSTEMS FOR A CLIMATE-NEUTRAL EU   09-10-2019   Achieving the EU climate objectives – a reduction of the overall GHG emissions by 80-95% by 2050, compared to 1990 levels – requires a complete transformation...
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The Templater tool

The Templater tool is been conceived by BRE in order to facilitate the implementation of BIM data standards across the asset lifecycle.   This is achieved by providing a free to list opportunity for manufacturers and a free to access for...
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2nd STUNNING webinar on deep renovation refurbishment packages

2nd STUNNING Webinar content: - 4RinEU, presented by Roberto Lollini: 4RinEU aims at developing a Robust&Reliable technology concepts and business models for triggering deep Renovation of Residential buildings in EU. The 4RinEU pursued...
Did you miss this webinar? Check it out here on YouTube!
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The H2020 project ExcEED and its geo-clustering tool: Mapping and improving the energy efficiency of buildings

The EU-funded project ExcEED publishes a new factsheet on its geoclustering tool, one of the central tool of the project platform.   The ExcEED platform provides different tools featuring building performance in operational conditions,...
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IMPULSE – Decision making support for the renovation of your public buildings

The information system of the IMPULSE project is an online tool developed in the framework of the Interreg MED Programme 2014-2020. IMPULSE introduces an integrated management support system for planning energy efficiency interventions in...