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

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The inner value of a building. Linking indoor environmental quality and energy performance in building regulation

People spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality is essential in ensuring health, quality of life and performance of buildings’ occupants.

Building policies are increasingly demanding in terms of energy performance and reduction of CO2 emissions. At the same time, people spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality...
News

Beyond the corona darkness: Bringing light, air and sustainability into people’s homes

The European Green Deal must be central to the recovery programme needed to transition out of the crisis caused by COVID-19, writes Oliver Rapf. And the European Commission’s upcoming building renovation wave should be at the centre of it, he...

Oliver Rapf is executive director at the Building Performance Institute Europe (BPIE), a not-for-profit think tank supporting evidence-based policy making in the field of energy performance in buildings.   As Europeans are forced to stay...
Case

Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, USA

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) is a 24,350-square-foot education, research and administration facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a public garden attraction in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Designed and...
Case

Filiale Kirchheimbolanden - Germany

This 600 square-metre plot was used to erect a new service centre that would not only encompass a bank branch but also consultation rooms for customers and staff. Overall the building spans a total usable floor area of 1800 square metres....
Event

Webinar: How Cooling as a Service is set to revolutionise the cooling industry

Cooling accounts for 10% of global electricity consumption and demand is expected to triple by 2050. Given this context, innovative technical and financial solutions are required to ensure that cleaner and more efficient cooling solutions...
Event

DYNASTEE Summer School | 2020, Almeria, Spain

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage. For the 9th time DYNASTEE will organise a Summer School in 2020 on Dynamic Calculation Methods for Building Energy...
Event

2020 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

 

Please know that ACEEE’s first priority is the health, safety, and well-being of everyone...

The theme for the 2020 Summer Study is “Efficiency: The Core of a Clean Energy Future.” We chose this theme in recognition of the rapidly evolving ecosystem of the energy industry. From resilience to health, from distributed energy...
News

Call for papers - International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings SEB-20

Following the success of earlier events in the series, SEB-20, the Twelfth International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings will take place in Split, Croatia organised by the KES International.   SEB-20 invites...