Indoor environment (thermal comfort, indoor air quality, acoustics)

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Neubau Kindergarten Münichsthal

The two-group kindergarten with an exercise room includes a sustainable architecture and energy concept.   Mainly ecological building materials are used for the south-facing low-energy house. Generous window areas and well thought-out...
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SMART-SPACE - Smart Sustainable Public Spaces across the NWE region

PROJECT SUMMARY   NWE faces a great challenge to shift towards a low carbon economy by 2050. Municipalities play a pivotal role, as they account for 70% of the NWE energy consumption and CO2 emission. Especially, standard...
Publication

The effect of occupant distribution on energy consumption and COVID-19 infection in buildings: A case study of university building

The occupant density in buildings is one of the major and overlooked parameters affecting the energy consumption and virus transmission risk in buildings. HVAC systems energy consumption is highly dependent on the number of occupants....
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procuRE: Achieving 100% RES in existing buildings - innovation procurement

Horizon2020 project procuRE: Pre-commercial Procurement of Breakthrough Solutions for 100% Renewable Energy Supply in Buildings is starting the Open Market Consultation. Six cities (Barcelona, Istanbul, Velenje,...
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AIVC March 2021 Newsletter

The March 2021 issue of the AIVC newsletter has just been released. Specific contents include: Foreword 13 ‐15 September 2021 – 41st AIVC ‐ ASHRAE IAQ joint conference in Athens, Greece AIVC 2022‐2026 AIVC & EBC annex 86 upcoming...
Case

Residential building in Munich

The renovation of this residential building locate in Munich was implemented in the framework of the FP7 funded E2Rebuild project:   The residential multi-storey building in the suburb of Sendling, Munich (Germany), owned by the public...
Event

BEHAVE 2020-2021

Dear BEHAVE 2020-2021 participants,

Due to the travel restrictions and social distancing requirements under the ongoing pandemic, the organisers have decided to move the conference online. We miss the in-person format of the...

Registration   Programme-Overview   Venue   BEHAVE 2020-2021   6th European Conference on Behaviour and Energy Efficiency   21-23 April 2021   Virtual Conference   ...
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RES-DHC project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 952873.

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...