Making Europe “fit for the digital age” is an undertaking that requires cooperation and collaboration. This has only become more evident in 2020, when unprecedented disruption has demanded a reconfiguration of how businesses run, how public administrations operate, and how citizens go about their daily lives.
Post date: 7 Jan 2021
Reaching energy and climate goals requires involving building users, to let them understand what energy savings can be achieved thanks to changes in their behavior.
Green lease contracts (GLCs) offer a model providing a structural platform for cooperation between building owners and tenants.
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
BECC’s Virtual 2020 Event
Conference Starts December 7
Why Attend BECC
Post date: 24 Nov 2020
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CEN-CE ONLINE PILOT TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
POZVÁNKA NA ONLINE ŠKOLENIE
REHVA JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE CEN-CE PROJECT
CEN-CE PITCH VIDEOS - FRESH FROM THE 'OVEN'!
CEN-CE SHOWCASED IN EHPA WEBINAR
12TH BUILD UP SKILLS EUROPEAN EXCHANGE (ONLINE) MEETING
Post date: 13 Nov 2020
The MOBISTYLE Expert tool has been developed within the H2020 project MOBISTYLE and it aims to allow the visualization and management of a big amount of data available from a building monitoring.
Post date: 29 Sep 2020
This online course (~6 hours) covers key topics on how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. The course is based on the REHVA COVID-19 guidance documents and its modules provide basic theoretical knowledge with hands-on information taught by REHVA experts.
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
The estimated average gap between calculated and actual energy performance of the European building stock is 25% for energy performance and 1.5% for comfort performance (as scored by building occupants). Comprehensive research has shown that poorly commissioned and operated building management systems are often responsible for this gap, generally caused by the lack of appropriate and coherent Quality Management Systems (QMS) for building performance.
Post date: 24 Aug 2020
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Post date: 17 Aug 2020
CEN-CE: There will be a huge financial support from the European Commission via the Green Deal. A building renovation roadmap is announced. New challenges are nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) and low carbon footprint. What could be in your opinion the contribution of HVAC professionals? Do you think that the HVAC professionals are sufficiently prepared for the new challenges?
Post date: 7 Aug 2020
I wouldn’t call the first building I worked in very smart. My desk was in a low walled cube in the middle of the “cube city” surrounded by cinder block walls. The air quality depended on what section you were in, and the temperature varied every 20 feet. There were no crowd-based thermostats to keep everyone happy. Almost every air vent had a custom deflector taped on it to personalize the comfort of the one who applied it. If you were cold, your best option was to put on a sweater.
Post date: 7 Aug 2020