HVAC systems (heating, cooling, domestic hot water, ventilation)

Updated calculation spreadsheet for EN16798-5-1

UPDATED VERSION for EN16798-5-1 In general, the spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB standards,...

Thinking outside the Comfort Box

An understanding of human thermal comfort has proven to be one of the key components of energy efficiency in buildings. Human comfort is more to comfort than just temperature and humidity. For instance, the radiative energy that is emitted from...

Updated calculation spreadsheet for EN16798-5-1

UPDATED VERSION for EN16798-5-1 In general, the spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB...

Thinking outside the Comfort Box

An understanding of human thermal comfort has proven to be one of the key components of energy efficiency in buildings. Human comfort is more to comfort than just temperature and humidity. For instance, the radiative energy that is emitted...

The H2020 project ExcEED platform and its tools

The EU-funded project ExcEED collects data from new and energy efficient buildings (such as energy performance, CO2 emissions, etc.), gathered into a database.   Through the data collected, the platform will foster energy awareness and...

PrioritEE DST- Decision-Support Tool

This is a Decision-Support Tool, implemented in an online web-based application, with the main purpose of helping local and regional authorities to relatively easy and quickly calculate energy and financial savings in...

Mobile inspection tool for building condition assessment

Taking into consideration that all inspectors differ in their knowledge, education, attitude, or motivation, interpretation of the buildings technical condition is prone to biased opinions. Therefore, a reliable and consistent inspection...

METIS, cost-efficient district heating development

METIS is a mathematical model providing analysis of the European energy system. It simulates the operation of energy systems and markets on an hourly basis over a year, while factoring in uncertainties like weather variations. In order to...

New Simulation Climate Data for Europe Available

Climate.OneBuilding.org is pleased to announce the availability of new climate data (TMYx) for more than 1,900 locations for the following 25 countries in Europe: Aland Islands, Austria, Belgium, Denmark,...

Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) 9 & DesignPH

https://passivehouseplus.ie/magazine/insight/phpp-9-designph   The energy balance and planning tool for efficient buildings and refurbishments The PHPP is an easy to use planning tool for energy efficiency for the use of...