Building professionals

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The CoMS 2020 International Conference has been renamed to COMS 2020/21 and will take place online from 20 to 21 April 2021.   The main purpose of the conference is to disseminate research results, exchange experiences and identify key issues and challenges in the thematic areas of the conference.   The conference will provide a platform for an active dialogue of conference participants.  
Post date: 22 Mar 2021
Type: Event

Concept:   The renewable transformation of heating and cooling is underway but requires innovative next-generation policies. Currently, renewables are estimated to serve just 10 % of the thermal energy demand.   The implementation of district heating and cooling (DHC) systems based on renewable energy sources (RES) is a solution that is spreading, particularly among small communities in search of energy independence.  
Post date: 22 Mar 2021
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   In engineered wood products (EWPs), adhesives play an essential role particularly by helping save wood, making the structure light and robust, and moderating the expansion and contraction due to the inherent moisture.   Although there are many advantages associated with EWPs, the use of adhesives causes some concerns about their sustainability, recyclability, and broader environmental impact.  
Post date: 22 Mar 2021
Type: Link

We are happy to share our new video from the installation process of module #EENSULATE facade and one of the demonstration sites - Public School in Dzierzoniow (Poland).   Watch the video HERE.
Post date: 20 Mar 2021
Type: Link

REN21’s Renewables in Cities Global Status Report (REC) series provides an overview of the status, trends and developments of renewable energy in cities, using the most up-to-date information and data available.   The REC’s neutral, fact-based approach documents in detail the annual developments in policies, markets, investments and citizen action, with a particular focus on renewables in public, residential and commercial buildings as well as public and private urban transport.
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Type: Publication

The present work describes the activities performed to develop the prototype of the electric energy storage system of the HYBUILD project. The final purpose of the work done was to choose, test, and assemble the electric energy storage system.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Type: Publication

Fiddleback House provides a young family with contemporary living in a certified Passive House that respects the pristine alpine environment of its surrounds.   Through intelligent design and collaborative decision making, Fiddleback House is a striking example of an affordable home that meets world-leading standards in sustainability and comfort.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Type: Case

EnerMaps Open Data Management Tool aims to improve data management and accessibility in the field of energy research for the renewable energy industry.   It accelerates and facilitates the energy transition offering a qualitative and user-friendly digital platform to the energy professionals.  
Post date: 19 Mar 2021
Type: Tool

The next EU Green Week will be dedicated to EU's zero pollution ambition. Become an event partner until the 15th of April! Pollution is the underlying root cause of many health and environmental issues.   According to the World Health Organization, it kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, making it a far worse health issue than a pandemic.  
Post date: 18 Mar 2021
Type: News

As the places where we live and work, buildings are the natural interface between citizens and energy, and the places where the energy use patterns of tomorrow are shaped, from sole energy consumption to self-consumption and demand management.  
Post date: 18 Mar 2021
Type: News