Building operation, monitoring, energy management

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 okt 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 okt 2019
Type: Publication

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 okt 2019
Type: Länk

HARDI, CAN YOU TELL US A BIT MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU DO AND WHAT RANNALIIVA IS AND DOES?
Post date: 7 okt 2019
Type: Nyheter

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 okt 2019
Type: Publication

Historic buildings can be considered the symbol of European cities, towns and villages; entire districts are a unique proof of the European cultural heritage. Currently, about 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old and almost 75% of the building stock is energy inefficient.
Post date: 4 okt 2019
Type: Nyheter

Innovation in the construction sector is an important driver to adapt to megatrends such as digitalisation, globalised value chains and greater urbanisation, while reducing the industry’s climate impact. Industrial prefabrication is a promising example to boost deep renovation by increased collaboration and aggregated demand.  
Post date: 4 okt 2019
Type: Publication

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC projects and many more.   Contents include:
Post date: 3 okt 2019
Type: Publication

Energy Efficiency Expo is Australia’s most comprehensive energy efficiency event, featuring a dedicated B2B exhibition with the latest low carbon technologies and cost-reducing sustainable solutions. The free-to-attend energy efficiency education theatre located within the exhibition enables attendees to learn about new developments in energy and source solutions to energy efficiency challenges.   SHOW FEATURES Expo
Post date: 3 okt 2019
Type: Händelse