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Join our first INDUSTRY DAY WEBINAR on the 24th October at 10am   Registration is free. Just log in and learn from BIM-SPEED experts. On the day we will talk about best practices of using BIM in residential renovation projects with the focus on high performance buildings, and provide guidance and advice.   Get involved!  https://www.bim-speed.eu/en#   Agenda for the day:
Post date: 8 Oct 2019
Type: Event

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 walls, the air speed and also physiological factors such a as the people’s metabolic rate, the skin wettedness, and skin emissivity all have an effect.
Post date: 8 Oct 2019
Type: Tool

Architectural design can no longer be only concerned with developing artefacts that produce reduced environmental impacts within a certain threshold of emissions. Conversely, buildings today must be developed to reverse the effects of climate change, enhance natural systems, the built environment and inhabitants’ life.  
Post date: 8 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

Improving the energy efficiency of heritage buildings is one of the priorities of the European Commission. Historical buildings play an important role for their cultural value and social identity within the vast real estate heritage. Only by carefully planning the energy refurbishment of these buildings is it possible to improve users’ comfort while preserving the architectural features for which they are protected.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Legătură

In this edition, you will learn about the TNO's redox heat battery, the current project status and much more.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

Context Europe is facing the now more than pressing challenge to triple the current renovation rate in order to meet its climate and energy goals, mitigate climate change and get on track to limit global temperature increase to 1,5°C as agreed in the Paris Agreement in 2015.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Legătură

Overall concept The SCORES concept (Figure below) is based on a hybrid system combining effectively and efficiently solutions that harvest electricity and heat from the sun, store electricity, convert electricity into heat, store heat, and manage the energy flows in the building. The following ideas and assumptions are the starting point for the development of this highly inter-disciplinary overall concept:
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Legătură

The purpose of the H2020 ExcEED project builds on the statement that there is a lack of structured and comprehensive set of building data, which can be used to elaborate useful information and knowledge for market players and policy makers. Moreover, most buildings show lower energy performance than originally planned, because of their design and/or their use.  
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
Type: Publication

The project REScoop Plus has enabled a better understanding of how consumers change their energy consumption behaviour when they join a renewable energy cooperative, a so-called REScoop. A new online toolbox features coaching tools for individuals to reduce their personal consumption and district heating tools to provide collective heat efficiently. The toolbox is free to use for all interested renewable energy cooperatives.
Post date: 4 Oct 2019
Type: Știri

Hardi, can you tell us a bit more about what you do and what Rannaliiva is and does?
Post date: 4 Oct 2019
Type: Publication