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Indoor Air 2018 is the 15th Conference of the International Society of Indoor Air Quality & Climate (ISIAQ). The event will feature a quality programme including distinguished plenary speakers, platform and poster presentations of accepted papers, social activities to foster networking and community, and the second offering of the ISIAQ summer school for students and post-docs.   The event’s technical programme relies on participants to submit proposals for Workshops and Symposia sessions and to submit Extended Abstracts or Full Papers.  
Post date: 4 Ott 2017
Type: Evento

A Roadmap for Retrofits in Canada: Charting a path forward for large buildings   This report by Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s demonstrates the critical role that existing buildings play in realising Canada’s low carbon future. The document aims to empower government and industry with recommendations that drive uptake in building retrofits, introduce a carbon perspective on building performance, and enable the growth of Canada’s clean economy.   Findings include (among others):  
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: Publication

One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including  LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.  
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: Tool

The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).   RESNET is a recognised national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States involving:  
Post date: 19 Set 2017
Type: Link

ACEEE is now accepting abstracts for the 2018 Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, "Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing" to be held at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California.
Post date: 7 Set 2017
Type: News

The 2018 ACEEE Summer Study is the 20th biennial ACEEE conference on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. A diverse group of professionals from around the world will gather at this preeminent meeting to discuss the technological basis for, and practical implementation of, actions to reduce energy use and the climate impacts associated with buildings. Presentations and discussions will relate to the theme, “Making Efficiency Easy and Enticing.”  
Post date: 6 Set 2017
Type: Evento

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: News

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: Link

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 Lug 2017
Type: News