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How can we choose the building performance simulation software that helps its users make the best decisions? This presentation explores the psychology of simulation users interacting with two similar simulation tools and tracks the different patterns of design exploration, outcome, and user satisfaction that result. It focuses on the importance of accurate real-time feedback to enhance the abilities of designers and building analysts.
Post date: 18 Apr 2019
Type: Event

The impacts of floods, wildfires and other catastrophic events are on the rise in Canada. They’re already costing the country billions of dollars in losses, which only stand to grow in the coming years.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2019
Type: News

eTEACHER is a European project that aims to reduce energy consumption through more conscious energy behaviour of energy end-users in a wide range of buildings. eTEACHER wants to raise the energy awareness of building users by tailored methods and strategies.  
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: Link

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) is delighted to announce its World Green Building Week 2018 campaign has been shortlisted for the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019.   The #HomeGreenHome campaign which reached an estimated 155 million people worldwide in September 2018 is a finalist in the Environmental Awareness Campaign of the Year category.  
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: News

MOEEBIUS project team is pleased to inform that video covering the course of MOEEBIUS Final Conference is available!   Please check the link and watch in the video how MOEEBIUS will contribute to the reduction of energy use in building sector.  
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: News

Register today!   EASME Project Advisors will be presenting the funding opportunities and will answer your questions. You are welcome to send your questions in advance to EASME-Energy@ec.europa.eu.   Programme
Post date: 15 Apr 2019
Type: Event

ECRES has announced the extension of the deadline for full-text paper submission until 1st May 2019.   ECRES invites to participate at 7th European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems (ECRES2019). The event is going to be organized in Madrid/Spain on 10-12 June 2019 by the local organizers Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universe del Pais Vasco and Gazi University.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2019
Type: News

People spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality is essential in ensuring health, quality of life and performance of buildings’ occupants.  
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

CoNZEBs identifies and assesses technology solution sets that lead to significant cost reductions of new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings. The focus of the project is on multi-family houses. Close cooperation with housing associations allows for an intensive interaction with stakeholders and tenants. The project starts by setting baseline costs for conventional new buildings, currently available NZEBs and buildings that go beyond the NZEB level based on the experience of the consortium.
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
Type: Link

This report about indoor air quality (IAQ), thermal comfort and daylight requirements in selected Member States addresses a range of topics of increasing importance for European buildings and their inhabitants. The aim of the report is to provide an overview of the regulatory framework for IAQ, thermal comfort and daylight, and to highlight the importance of having appropriate requirements on these aspects.
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
Type: Publication