Calculation, simulation

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MOEEBIUS celebrates project’s final conference as part of the World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

MOEEBIUS project faces the challenge of reducing energy consumption in the building sector, based on modelling optimization of energy efficiency in buildings for urban sustainability. Project’s ambition was to  elaborate...
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BIMzeED project

The BIMzeED project focuses on the training needs for the current and future construction industry with the main purpose to encourage 1) better employability 2) low-carbon growth, 3) green and nZEB skills 4) increase in youth employment....
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ACHIEVE BETTER BUILDINGS! Passive House Conference Heidelberg 2019

Solu­tions and pro­spects

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* prac­tic­al
* in­spired

 

Two days of in­spir­ing lec­tures, hands-on work­shops, an ac­com­pa­ny­ing ex­hib­i­tion and extensive net­work­ing op­por...

To­geth­er with part­ners from Heidel­berg and the sur­round­ing area, PHI & iPHA propose a var­ied and di­verse pro­gramme for you. Look for­ward to lec­tures and work­shops on cur­rent top­ics such...
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OVERVIEW | How is the EU supporting BIM and ICT development in the construction sector?

BIM (Building Information Modelling) is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a building life-cycle. This information included in the model is not just the 3D geometrical data such as width, height, and depth,...
Tool

Modelica Buildings library

The Modelica Buildings library is a free open-source library with dynamic simulation models for building and district energy and control systems. The library contains models for: HVAC systems, controls, heat transfer among rooms and the...
Publication

Typical Meteorological Year data sets for building energy performance

This article presents a method to generate Typical Meteorological Year (TMY) data sets for use in calculations of the energy performance of buildings, based on satellite derived solar radiation data and other...
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Benchmarks for environmental impact of housing in Europe: archetypes and LCA of the residential building stock

The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.   The aim is to quantify the average environmental impacts...
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Energy Savings Scenarios 2050, a study commissioned by The Coalition for Energy Savings

This study was commissioned by The Coalition for Energy Savings as part of the project “Developing a 2050 Energy Efficiency Vision”. The project is financed by the European Climate Initiative (EUKI).

As part of its internal reflection on the development of a 2050 Energy Efficiency Vision, the Coalition for Energy Savings has commissioned Fraunhofer ISI to assess the potential for energy savings by 2050 under...