Building operation, monitoring, energy management

The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector including data centres generates up to 2% of the global CO2 emissions and data centres are estimated to have the fastest growing carbon footprint from across the whole ICT sector, mainly due to new business such as the cloud computing and the rapid growth of the use of Internet services.
Post date: 30 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

Google’s innovations in search and advertising have made their website one of the most widely used and their brand one of the most recognized in the world. In 2016, Google celebrated 10 years of carbon neutrality and announced that they would purchase enough renewable energy in 2017 to match 100 percent of their global consumption for operations.
Post date: 30 Jun 2018
Type: Case

Innovate and Grow Building Materials with Digital Technology SAP and T.A. Cook are delighted to announce that the biannual International SAP Conference for Building Materials will be arriving in Prague, October 16-18, 2018. The two-day conference will attract business and IT-focused attendees representing a diverse set of companies including those active in cement and concrete, gypsum, flat glass and windows, sanitary-ware and fittings, flooring and roofing materials, insulation and panels.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Event

  FinnBuild presents the latest products, services, work methods and solutions in the industry and offers an extensive expert programme. FinnBuild has been held since 1974 and it brings together the entire construction industry. FinnBuild is the largest event in the industry in Finland measured by the number of participating companies and visitors as well as the size of the exhibition area.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Event

The 13th REHVA World Congress, CLIMA 2019, will be held from 26th till 29th of May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.  The congress theme is "Built environment facing climate change" featuring discussions about the capacity of new and refurbished buildings, and technical building systems to mitigate climate change in an energy efficient manner while respecting comfort and security requirements.  The conference covers 4 main topics : •    Modern HVAC&R&S Technology and Indoor Environment Quality •    High Energy Performance and Sustainable Buildings
Post date: 22 Jun 2018
Type: Event

ENERHAT (Energy Housing Assessment Tool) is an application that enables tenants, owners and real estate agents to obtain information on energy labels and the state of conservation of residential buildings, to compare the energy efficiency of the dwellings with similar buildings, to assess the investment needed to carry out improvements and finally to apply for subsidies to undertake the reform.
Post date: 22 Jun 2018
Type: Tool

Buildings and settlements are nowadays increasingly expected to meet higher and potentially more complex levels of performance. They should be sustainable, use zero-net energy, be healthy and comfortable, grid-friendly, yet economical to build and maintain. Buildings are central to the EU‘s energy efficiency policy. Improving the energy performance of Europe‘s building stock is crucial, not only to achieve the EU‘s 2020 targets but also to meet the longer term objectives of the climate strategy as laid down in the low carbon economy roadmap 2050.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018 edition presents 110 projects co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 58 projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme between 2014 and 2017. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The EU project on smart districts has unveiled its energy saving achievements after its renovation works in three residential areas  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: News

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It is consisting of three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information. It also includes a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.   Highlights include:  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication