Calculation, simulation

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The IMPAWATT project

This project receives funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation Programme under grant agreement number 785041.

 
Concept   In industrial and service sectors, energy efficiency investments are often not implemented due to a combination of factors and barriers faced by the actor involved. Even for enterprises that are subject to...
Event

Measuring BIM maturity - Building SMART Webinar

Join Mark Baldwin, Professional Certification Leader will be introducing BIM maturity and measurement for organisations, including free tools and the value of understanding BIM maturity.

20th June 2019, 14:00 p.m. (CEST). Register here: https://bit.ly/2WWBFkp   Register to attend this building SMART webinar titled "Measuring BIM maturity" delivered by Mark Baldwin, an Australian architect and BIM subject matter expert.  ...
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1st EPBD Article 19a feasibility study stakeholders’ meeting

Your opinion matters!

Throughout the study, The European Commission and the consortium contributing to this study are committed to engage with stakeholders to collect their input and viewpoints and to consider their feedback regarding the...

Register your interest in the feasibility study stakeholder engagement here.   1st stakeholders meeting: Brussels, 24 June 2019 Morning session (10:00 – 13:00): Inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems Afternoon session (14:00 – 17:00...
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CISBAT 2019 – Climate Resilient Cities - Energy Efficiency & Renewables in the Digital Era

Focused on energy efficiency and the use of renewables in the built environment, CISBAT offers a dynamic international platform for scientific exchange in fields ranging from nanostructured materials for renewable energy applications to urban...

343 abstracts have been submitted and and undergone a blind review. 300 papers have been invited. We thank all authors for their interest and look forward to reading about their work! Registration is now open.   Topics 1-...
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X IAQVEC 2019 10th Int. Conference on Indoor Air Quality, Ventilation and Energy Conservation in Buildings

Conference theme: Healthy Nearly Zero Energy Buildings

IAQVEC is a premier international conference series, held once every three years.

The conference...

Main topics: -Ventilation strategies and measurement techniques -IAQ and Indoor Environmental Quality -HVAC systems -Smart Technologies for ZEBs -ZEBs: design and energy modelling...
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PVopti – tool for calculation the self-consumption of buildings based on hourly values

PVopti is a freeware Excel-based tool that quickly calculates self-consumption, according to hourly demand and production profile, for different design configurations of a PV system. It has been elaborated within the IEA EBC Annex 67 (Energy...
Currently, the reliable evaluation of self-consumption and the interaction between the buildings and the grid is becoming crucial for the design. Nevertheless, the calculation approaches widely used allow for monthly and yearly evaluations...
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Evaluation of natural-based internal insulation systems in historic buildings through a holistic approach

Historic buildings are defining elements of city centres but also responsible for a large share of greenhouse gas emissions. In order to reduce their energy demand, it is important to improve envelopes’ thermal transmittance without...
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METIS Studies: Cost-efficient district heating development

In 2012, district heating covered 9% of the EU’s heat demand. Nearly 70% of all energy used for district heat generation were gas and coal.

 

However, district heating allows to decarbonise heat generation via the integration of...

METIS is a mathematical model providing analysis of the European energy system.   It simulates the operation of energy systems and markets on an hourly basis over a year, while factoring in uncertainties like weather...