North America

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has selected 13 tribal energy projects to receive funding of $7.8 million. The projects will install energy systems on tribal buildings and on community scale for beneficiary tribes and Alaska Native villages that provided matching funds. About 6.3 MW of PV will be installed on more than 3,000 buildings and save the benefitted communities more than $2 million per year.
Post date: 8 Ago 2017
Type: Noticias

Building and Environment Volume 114, March 2017, Pages 178-186    
Post date: 4 Ago 2017
Type: Publication

The EPB Center (energy performance of a building - EPB) is focused on the international harmonized set of EPB assessment methods and their implementation at national and regional levels. The Center is dedicated to provide stakeholders and interested parties with technical support for the implementation and dissemination of information on the set of EPB standards at national and regional level.   While providing this support the Center will also aim to assist with formulating needs in order to further develop and improve this set of EPB standards.  
Post date: 4 Ago 2017
Type: Enlace

On 7-8 July, European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker met with other Group of Twenty (G20) leaders for a summit in Hamburg, Germany. This was the first such global meeting following the announcement by the US Administration of its intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change.  
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
Type: Noticias

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) contributes to the common objective of the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C  
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
Type: Enlace

IEA-EBC Annex 63: Implementation of energy strategies in communities – Putting energy in urban planning processes  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Enlace

by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Noticias

This book, is a guide to the relationship between building design, urban planning and climate. Aimed at architecture and urban planning professionals and students alike, it offers real-life solutions to climatological site planning and design issues, helping to settle disputes about site orientation, site organisation, and the assembly of building materials.   It is organised into the following three parts:  
Post date: 28 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2018): “Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments”, aims to advance the collective understanding of the nature and behaviour of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimise their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.   Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:   Building Materials, Assemblies, and Enclosure Systems
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Evento

 
Post date: 27 Jun 2017
Type: Caso