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Remote area Energy supply with Multiple Options for integrated hydrogen-based TEchnologies REMOTE has the objective to demonstrate the technical and economic feasibility of two fuel cells-based H2 energy storage solutions (one integrated P2P system, one nonintegrated P2G+G2P system). 4 DEMOs supplied by renewable electricity will installed in either isolated micro-grids or off-grid remote areas.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
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A adoção de boas práticas é uma das formas de promover a poupança de energia nas nossas casas.   Uma correta interpretação da fatura de eletricidade ajuda a ter uma melhor noção dos consumos e custos da eletricidade, e verificar se a adoção de comportamentos de consumo mais eficientes, tem um impacto real em termos de poupança de energia.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
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Although local power generation by renewable sources is increasing, it has not yet had a real impact on radical decarbonisation of the energy sector, Changes need to be made by unlocking the potential of the prosumer. This project proposes a community-based Virtual Power Plant (cVPP), a novel model that can help organise & significantly boost renewable energy production & distribution at a local level.   Taking the VPP a step further  
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
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All EU countries must establish a long-term renovation strategy to support the renovation of their national building stock into a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050.    The requirement for EU countries to adopt a long-term renovation strategy is set out in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU), which was revised in 2018 (2018/844/EU). These strategies will form part of EU countries’ integrated national energy and climate plans (NECPs).
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
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What is Facility Management?   Who manages one of your organization’s largest assets with one of the largest operating budgets? Your facility manager.   Facility management (FM) is a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality, comfort, safety and efficiency of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
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The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced reoccupancy assessment and risk management planning tools as well as strategies and 3D models for specific types of buildings to guide building owners, facilities managers (FMs), design professionals, and public officials as buildings reopen from the COVID-19 lockdowns. The practical strategies for specific types of buildings cover offices and retail, senior living communities, and schools.
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: Noticias

Global sustainable building technology society ASHRAE’s Epidemic Task Force released guidance in recent weeks on mitigating potential health risks during reopening of buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems.   ASHRAE’s recommendations for building readiness and reopening include the following:  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: Noticias

COVID-19: SDU is closely keeping updated on the potential effects that COVID-19 (Corona virus) has on OB-20 and Annex 79. SDU reserves all rights to move the events completely online in case it is not possible to conduct them in Odense, Denmark.   Dates of the events: 23rd - 25th September 2020  
Post date: 16 Jul 2020
Type: Evento

A refurbished and improved building stock in the EU will help pave the way for a decarbonised and clean energy system, as the building sector is one of the largest energy consumers in Europe, responsible for more than one third of the EU's emissions.   Renovation of both public and private buildings is an essential measure in this context, and has been singled out in the European Green Deal as a key initiative to drive energy efficiency in the sector and deliver on objectives. 
Post date: 15 Jul 2020
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The European Demolition Association, EDA, was founded in 1978 and is the leading platform for national demolition associations, demolition contractors and suppliers.   The EDA has a strong focus on developments in Europe, which are of interest to the demolition industry.   Further, the EDA has amongst others the following objectives:  
Post date: 15 Jul 2020
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