People are increasingly testing smart control systems to curb energy use, while maximising the amount of renewables employed in the process
When temperatures are low, the temptation to take long, scalding showers and turn electric heaters to the maximum is high. And not knowing how much energy we spend, when we unthinkingly do these activities, makes it difficult for us to decrease our consumption.
Post date: 16 Apr 2018
The results of the USmartConsumer project on smart metering are presented in this final report. USmartConsumer project’s goal is to promote the use of smart meters throughout the European households by informing and involving the consumers on the innovative smart metering services. Smart metering services help the consumers to achieve energy savings and consequently assist the Member States in reducing peak energy loads.
Post date: 4 Dec 2017
Local production of energy plays an important role.
The energy production and consumption data in Central Finland shows that half of the energy consumed in the region is renewable. Altogether, renewable energy corresponds to 50% of total energy consumption in 2016. Renewable energy consumption has increased significantly by 19% from the year 2004.
Post date: 1 Dec 2017
The abstracts submission for the RoomVent and Ventilation 2018 Conferences “Excellent indoor climate and high performing ventilation” is now open. Abstracts are due November 30 2017.
Details of the requirements and the submission process are available on the conference website.
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology is coordinating BIMEET, a new European project bringing together 9 partners around BIM technology as a key digital support for the energy efficiency of the built environment.
Post date: 25 Sep 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded project MODER (Mobilization of innovative design tools for refurbishing of buildings at district level) vision is cost-effective, energy-efficient and user-oriented refurbishment of buildings as part of the global energy system. The main objective of MODER is to increase business of engineering companies, energy managers and consultants in supporting municipalities and building owners in European and global markets for the refurbishment of buildings at district level.
The project’s objectives are:
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
The EU funded CITYOPT project (Holistic simulation and optimization of energy systems in Smart Cities) aims to make cities smarter through applications and guidelines supporting efficient planning, detailed design and operation of energy systems in urban districts. The specific target is to engage users with the new CITYOPT applications, create new partnerships connecting city leaders and stakeholders and create new business models for decision support systems for energy efficient neighbourhoods.
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Thursday 27 April 2017
This webinar focuses on solutions and strategies for quality (and data) management in new buildings, focusing in particular on the Building Commissioning Process (Cx).
Post date: 5 Jun 2017
The pressure is on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But, with one of the world´s heavyweights in economy´s president threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and another quitting the EU - the question is, where does this leave the green energy sector?
Step in crowdfunding, which aims to capitalise.
Post date: 25 May 2017