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This book, is a guide to the relationship between building design, urban planning and climate. Aimed at architecture and urban planning professionals and students alike, it offers real-life solutions to climatological site planning and design issues, helping to settle disputes about site orientation, site organisation, and the assembly of building materials.   It is organised into the following three parts:  
Post date: 28 Giu 2017
Type: Publication

The 7th International Building Physics Conference (IBPC 2018): “Healthy, Intelligent, and Resilient Buildings and Urban Environments”, aims to advance the collective understanding of the nature and behaviour of the cyber-physical systems in these different scales, how they interact, and what can be done to optimise their design and operation for healthy, intelligent and resilient buildings and urban environments.   Contributions are invited, but not limited to, the following topics:   Building Materials, Assemblies, and Enclosure Systems
Post date: 27 Giu 2017
Type: Evento

 
Post date: 27 Giu 2017
Type: Caso

The pressure is on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But, with one of the world´s heavyweights in economy´s president threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and another quitting the EU - the question is, where does this leave the green energy sector? Step in crowdfunding, which aims to capitalise.  
Post date: 25 Mag 2017
Type: News

AHR EXPO
Post date: 22 Mag 2017
Type: Evento

ASHRAE (The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) has just announced the publication of the following standard: ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 214-2017, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Programme. The standard aims at providing uniformity in the building energy labelling and disclosure process. It gives a standardised approach for determining and expressing building energy performance in a rating programme and standardises the content of a label associated with the energy component of a rating programme.  
Post date: 17 Mag 2017
Type: News

Going beyond zero - A systems efficiency blueprint for building energy optimisation and resilience  
Post date: 10 Mag 2017
Type: Publication

Building airtightness: a critical review of testing, reporting and quality schemes in 10 countries    
Post date: 27 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

IEA-EBC Annex 69: Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 69 Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings” in 2014. The project will run till 2019.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link

IEA-EBC Annex 66: Definition and Simulation of Occupant Behavior in Buildings   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA- EBC Annex 66 Definition and Simulation of Occupant Behaviour in Buildings” in 2013. The project will run till 2017.  
Post date: 25 Apr 2017
Type: Link