building performance

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European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report adopted significantly improves the Commission’s proposal and counterbalances the weak General Approach of the Energy Council, according to the NGOs.    
Post date: 19 Ott 2017
Type: Note

Around 1000 stakeholders discussed the future of European industry at the Industrial Innovation Info Days, organised by the EC DG Research & Innovation on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The event provided the research community with an overview of ongoing activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020 and offered support on the preparation of proposals for the 2018-2019 calls.  
Post date: 13 Ott 2017
Type: News

The Industrial Innovation Info Days, organised by the EC DG Research & Innovation on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, provided the research community with an overview of ongoing activities in the “Key Enabling Technologies” part of Horizon 2020 and offered support on the preparation of proposals for the 2018-2019 calls.  
Post date: 4 Ott 2017
Type: News

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

The performance of Passivhaus in new construction: Post occupancy evaluation of certified Passivhaus dwellings in the UK: Early Results    This paper published by the Passivhaus Trust, the UK Passive House Organisation, analyses the performance of a number of certified Passivhaus dwellings in the UK. The research is focused on certified new-build Passivhaus homes, both single dwellings and multi residential.  
Post date: 29 Ago 2017
Type: Publication

Co2olBricks progetto è incentrato su contenuti importanti nel campo della conservazione del patrimonio: Come ridurre il consumo di energia degli edifici storici senza distruggere il loro valore culturale e di identità. Ogni paese nella Regione del Mar Baltico e l'Europa deve affrontare questi problemi e alla ricerca di soluzioni.   I principali obiettivi del progetto sono stati i seguenti:  
Post date: 24 Ago 2017
Type: Link

L'impostazione di Qualificazione e di Formazione Continua e il piano di Formazione per l'area Intermedia e a Livello Senior e Professionisti di Efficienza Energetica e Utilizzo di Fonti Energetiche Rinnovabili negli Edifici    
Post date: 11 Ago 2017
Type: Link

As occupant behaviour can be considered as one of the main drivers of the performance gap, the Horizon 2020 funded TOPAs project (Tools for cOntinuous building Performance Auditing) will focus on reducing the gap from an operational perspective, hence supporting Post Occupancy Evaluation. Quantifying the performance gap is non-trivial, the performance gap is dependent on time and contextual factors, and individual buildings will have a particular performance gap.  
Post date: 10 Ago 2017
Type: Link

Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) organises its 15th edition of Green Building Congress from 4 - 7 October 2017 in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India. The 3-day event would be marked by international conference, concurrent sessions, international exhibition and award programmes.  
Post date: 9 Ago 2017
Type: Evento

Edificio altamente Innovativo di controllo Strumenti di Lotta contro l'energia Divario di prestazioni     L'effettivo consumo di energia degli edifici in Europa spesso è sensibilmente superiore al previsto fabbisogno di energia. Questo gap di prestazione energetica può derivare da errori di costruzione o da differenze tra il modo in cui un edificio è destinato ad essere utilizzato e come è effettivamente utilizzato.  
Post date: 8 Ago 2017
Type: Link