user behaviour

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Buildings are responsible for approximately 40 % of energy consumption and 36 % of CO2 emissions in the EU, according to the European Commission. It’s also widely accepted that to reduce the amount of energy used, consumers have to change their behaviour.   But old habits die hard, especially when it comes to making sacrifices for the environment.
Post date: 19 juin 2019
Type: Actualité

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile, trends in teleworking, co-working and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.  
Post date: 12 juin 2019
Type: Publication

Its objective was to study behavior and interactions among individuals and their impact on energy efficiency and climate change mitigation.   The project aimed at increasing our understanding of human behavior in relation to the environment by developing models able to incorporate the heterogeneity and the complex dynamics of individual and group decision making.  
Post date: 6 juin 2019
Type: Lien

Thursday 6th June 2019 -  Bruegel Institute, Rue de la Charité 33, Brussels   Session 1: Policy 10:30 – 13:00 Session 2: Research Deep Dives 14:00 - 17:30 Organised by the Horizon 2020 and European Research Council Projects CONSEED, PENNY and COBHAM   Policy Session 10:30-13:00  
Post date: 28 mai 2019
Type: Évènement

This webinar was organised by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of beacon European Research Projects that are aiming to enhance building service management and the way occupants use and interact with buildings in order to lower energy consumption and/or to rise levels of comfort and indoor environmental quality.  
Post date: 20 mai 2019
Type: Actualité

Webinar organised by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of beacon European Research Projects that are aiming to enhance building service management and the way occupants use and interact with buildings in order to lower energy consumption and/or to rise levels of comfort and indoor environmental quality.  
Post date: 25 avr 2019
Type: Évènement

This webinar was organised by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of beacon European Research Projects that are aiming to enhance building service management and the way occupants use and interact with buildings in order to lower energy consumption and/or to rise levels of comfort and indoor environmental quality.  
Post date: 25 avr 2019
Type: Actualité

eTEACHER is a European project that aims to reduce energy consumption through more conscious energy behaviour of energy end-users in a wide range of buildings. eTEACHER wants to raise the energy awareness of building users by tailored methods and strategies.  
Post date: 16 avr 2019
Type: Lien

The workshops aimed to explore the role of the Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH) in meeting local or regional energy challenges: how do those working in energy at the local level feel SSH understandings could help them in their work? Workshop organisers were trained beforehand in participatory ‘storytelling’ methods, which were designed into the workshops in order to enable rich and diverse contributions from participants to help understand these challenges and draw out SSH-relevant themes.
Post date: 20 fév 2019
Type: Publication

To successfully accelerate the transition to a low-carbon society and economy more emphasis should be on motivating people and increasing their awareness leading to an energy efficient building use.   The aim of MOBISTYLE (a 42-months European project funded under Horizon 2020) is to motivate behavioural change by raising consumer awareness through a provision of attractive personalized information on user’s energy use, indoor environment and health, through information and communication technology (ICT) based services.
Post date: 12 fév 2019
Type: Évènement