Building Energy Management System (BEMS)

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The control of energy in smaller buildings is generally poor, despite the availability of a range of tried and tested systems incorporating both mature and innovative technologies. The installation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) zone controls, optimising controllers for wet heating systems, and lighting controls are encouraged by the UK government. Financial support through the enhanced capital allowances (ECA) scheme and good practice guidance from the Carbon Trust is provided.
Post date: 17 fév 2014
Type: Publication

How can we exploit building data to drive improvements? How do we go beyond the current practices and drive down operational and energy costs? Understanding how a building is performing through the continuous monitoring of its energy using equipment, is clearly an important approach to keep operational and energy costs to a minimum. But achieving this and ensuring issues are corrected in a timely manner, to maximise and maintain cost savings, is a challenge.
Post date: 22 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This presentation from Schneider Electric provides the results of the research project HOMES (Homes and buildings for Optimized Management of Energy and Services), led by Schneider Electric and supported by the French Industrial Innovation Agency. This is the largest project on European level, focusing on active energy efficiency and represents an investment of more than € 80 million.
Post date: 21 jan 2014
Type: Publication

Mit der CONCERTO Initiative hat die Europäische Kommission, GD Energie, 58 Städte und Gemeinden in 22 Projekten und 23 Ländern gefördert. Die ersten CONCERTO Projekte begannen im Jahr 2005, die letzten enden im Jahr 2014. Die Projekte sind gute Beispiele für Energieeffizienzmaßnahmen in Gebäuden und Stadtteilen.Lesen Sie mehr unter: CONCERTO Initiative.
Post date: 19 fév 2013
Type: Actualité

The CONCERTO Initiative of the European Commission, DG Energy, has co-funded 58 cities and communities in 22 projects and 23 countries. The initiative has started in 2005 and will last until 2014. The projects are role models for energy efficiency in buildings and communities.To read more about the CONCERTO Initiative, please click here.
Post date: 15 fév 2013
Type: Actualité

Rising energy prices are making the generation of solar power for personal use increasingly attractive for homeowners in economic terms. In order to ensure, however, that the yield from the homeowner’s own photovoltaic system is available around the clock, the energy produced must be initially stored on site before being subsequently utilised in an efficiently and intelligently controlled fashion.
Post date: 10 oct 2012
Type: Actualité

 
Post date: 30 mai 2012
Type: Cas

As part of the ICT PSP programme of the European Commission Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, the eSESH project aims to design, develop and pilot new solutions to enable sustained reductions in energy consumption across European social housing.
Post date: 20 mar 2012
Type: Lien

Here is a brief summary of what some of the projects presented:Pebble Project:   Visitors were able to interact with a scale-model of a neighbourhood (buildings and homes) equipped with real sensors and actuators, an interactive game guided visitors to make control decisions in order to save energy.SMARTCODE Project:  There was a house represented by its real devices (e.g. a washing machine and a refrigerator) connected via LED stripes to illustrate the flow of energy.
Post date: 20 mar 2012
Type: Actualité