automation / control

This report is the result of the work performed under the Concerted Action EPBD 2011-2012 to support the implementation or adaptation of inspection and advice schemes for heating and air-conditioning systems. 
Post date: 25 Oct 2013
Type: Publication

This report is the result of the work performed in this field under the Concerted Action EPBD in 2011-2012 and describes the state of the art, main accomplishments and barriers across Europe as concerns compliance checking, quality control, enforcement strategies and sanctions for Energy Performance requirements, Energy Performance Certificates and Inspection reports. 
Post date: 25 Oct 2013
Type: Publication

Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) control and supervise mechanical systems in buildings. Mechanical systems may include heating, cooling, air-conditioning, ventilation, lighting, blinds & shutters, security, fire alarms, and more. The purpose is to provide a comfortable and safe indoor environment in an energy efficient way.
Post date: 8 Aug 2013
Type: News

Campus 21 focuses on the energy-efficient operation of public buildings and spaces. It brings together the expertise of national research centres from Germany (Telecommunications), Ireland (IT in AEC, Artificial Intelligence), Austria (Building Physics), and Spain (Information Technology).  
Post date: 22 Jan 2013
Type: Link

Hannover, 22.11.2012 – More than half of the overall world population is living in urban areas - with rising tendency. The permanently increasing urbanization can be driven to more sustainability by ecological concepts for mobility, energy-efficient buildings and intelligent energy supply. Intelligent energy supply had also been the main subject of the well-attended “Sustainable Energy in Buildings and Urban Areas” Symposium (SEBUA 2012) which took place in Kusadasi near Izmir/Turkey from October 14 – 20, 2012.
Post date: 4 Dec 2012
Type: News

eu.bac is the European Building Automation and Controls Association and represents the European manufacturers for Home and Building Automation and Energy Service Companies.   eu.bac focuses on building automation, controls for residential and non-residential buildings, and energy services.   For further information please visit eu.bac’s website at the link provided below.
Post date: 10 Oct 2012
Type: Link

Rising energy prices are making the generation of solar power for personal use increasingly attractive for homeowners in economic terms. In order to ensure, however, that the yield from the homeowner’s own photovoltaic system is available around the clock, the energy produced must be initially stored on site before being subsequently utilised in an efficiently and intelligently controlled fashion.
Post date: 10 Oct 2012
Type: News

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Post date: 5 Oct 2012
Type: Event

The issue of global warming is the most important concern of our time. In-depth reflections and a targeted long-term planning based on real data, together with rational thinking and clear reasoning on the real needs to change outlook, habits and attitudes, require a positive behavior to be less damaging to our planet and the quality of our lives.
Post date: 12 Jun 2012
Type: Publication