Calculation, simulation

Testing the SRI

In close interaction with various stakeholders, the study team has developed a provisional Smart Readiness Indicator assessment method and calculation scheme. We kindly invite all interested stakeholders to engage in the public bèta testing of this...

BIM4EEB | BIM based fast toolkit for Efficient rEnovation in Buildings: the definition of requirements for an efficient renovation process with digital ICT tools

The digital transformation of the AEC sector is facing several criticalities which have to be solved in order to effectively exploit its different potentialities. For instance, the lack of a proper information management along the...

OVERVIEW | Three times smart: Users, Buildings, and Electricity Grid

  Learnings for the development of the Smartness Indicator from an Austrian research and demonstration project     by Susanne Geissler (SERA energy & resources, Vienna)     This Overview Article presents...

European Commission launches first EU-wide tool for sustainable building performance reporting

On 28 September 2017, the European Commission launched the pilot phase of Level(s), a new voluntary EU framework for sustainable buildings which will help transform the building sector. It is the first tool of this kind that has been...

OVERVIEW | Re-conceptualising shopping centres from consumerism to energy conservation: the CommONEnergy project

By Roberta d’Angiolella and Marine Faber– BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe)    What is the environmental impact of shopping centres? How can they be retrofitted to use energy more sustainably? What are the...

Guidelines for energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres

The “how-to” guide on renovating shopping centres launched by CommONEnergy during a high-level event in Brussels   The CommONEnergy project, funded by the FP7 programme, developed new strategies and solutions to...

Committed of... The “how-to” guide on renovating shopping centres launched by CommONEnergy during a high-level event in Brussels

The CommONEnergy project, funded by the FP7 programme, developed new strategies and solutions to retrofit existing shopping centres to reduce consumptions, increase energy efficiency and comfort. The project, coming soon to an end...

Wspólny ośrodek badawczy przedstawiony poziom(y), wspólny język dla zrównoważonych budynków

W sierpniu 2017 roku, Wspólnego centrum badawczego (ОИЦ) opublikowała dwa raporty techniczne reprezentuje poziom(y), o łącznej programie ramowym UE z najważniejszych wskaźników zrównoważonego rozwoju biurowych i mieszkalnych.   Pierwszy...

Klimadatensätze: Neue deutsche Testreferenzjahre erhältlich

Der Deutsche Wetterdienst hat im Rahmen eines Forschungsprojekts neue Testreferenzjahre (Test Reference Year = TRY) veröffentlicht. Diese enthalten stündliche meteorologische Daten an einem Standort und werden z.B. von Planern und...

BIM for predemolition waste audit in practice

An accurate and swift identification of materials, quantities and building typologies before the demolition works is needed for an efficient waste management and recovery of raw materials from buildings. A BIM based tool developed in HISER...