Norway

The Horizon 2020 funded SuperSmart project aims to achieve both decisive environmental benefits through a fast implementation of efficient heating and cooling solutions, as well as significant economic benefits through reduced energy use in the supermarket sector all across Europe.   SuperSmart has three main objectives:  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 67: Energy Flexible Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.   The objectives of the project are to:  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: Link

by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)  
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Type: News

Reuters, 15 June 2017       Oil producer Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings from 2020 as it tries to rein in domestic emissions of greenhouse gases, the government said on Thursday.   The ban will cover new and old buildings, and applies to private homes and businesses as well as publicly owned facilities, the Ministry of Climate and Environment announced.   "Those using fossil oil for heating must find other options by 2020," Environment Minister Vidar Helgesen said in a statement.
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
Type: News

The school was built in 2012/13 as a public private partnership. The main energy related targets were to achieve passive house standard, to use prefabricated timber facades and renewable energy sources. The building should reach high indoor environment quality and fulfil the measures set in the Norwegian “Cities of the Future” - a collaboration between the government and the 13 largest cities in Norway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and make the cities better places to live.   General information
Post date: 29 Jun 2017
Type: Case

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
Type: News

This interactive web-tool, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL was launched to guide decision makers to well-informed decisions for school buildings and renovation options The main decisions to make include:  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Tool

IEA-EBC Annex 66: Definition and Simulation of Occupant Behavior in Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 66 Definition and Simulation of Occupant Behaviour in Buildings” in 2013. The project will run till 2017.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link

IEA-EBC Annex 73: Towards Net Zero Energy Public Communities   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 73: Towards Net Zero Energy Public Communities” in 2016. The project will run until 2021.   The main objectives of the project are:  
Post date: 24 Apr 2017
Type: Link

IEA-EBC Annex 58: Reliable building energy performance characterisation based on full scale dynamic measurements   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 58: Reliable building energy performance characterisation based on full scale dynamic measurements” in 2011. The project was completed in 2016.   The main objectives of the project were to:  
Post date: 24 Apr 2017
Type: Link