EeB European Initiative, ECTP & E2B Report

The overall vision of the Energy Efficient Buildings European Initiative (E2B EI) is to deliver, implement and optimise building and district concepts that have the technical, economic and societal potential to drastically decrease energy consumption. [dropcap]T[/dropcap]herefore reducing CO2 emissions in both new…

Invitations extended to selected authors for consideration in the BUILDINGS journal SP2017 special issue

The following conference papers are invited to extend their work for potential inclusion into the SP2017 Buildings Journal special issue (MPDI): “Multimodel-based exploration of the building design space and its uncertainty” Hervé Pruvost, Peter Katranuschkov, Raimar Scherer, Technical University of Dresden (BuildingSMART) “EU support for…

Efficiency Retrofit Project For 5,000 Public Housing Units Kicks Off In Hawaii

The project will replace all incandescent lighting with LEDs, install high-efficiency shower and faucet fixtures, and  put in protective and energy-saving Advanced Power Strips. HPHA is publicly owned housing for lower-income and transitional members of our community. Some HPHA residents pay their own utilities fully…

nZEB-RETROFIT: Achieving nearly zero-energy buildings – A lifecycle assessment approach to retrofitting existing buildings

NGUI – Informatics Research Unit for Sustainable Engineering  The overall goal of this project is to examine the effectiveness of innovative building structural elements and systems, regarding their structural, environmental and energy performance in retrofitting of existing buildings. This will be done…

EnOcean Alliance, IBM to Standardize Intelligent Building Solutions for IoT

The EnOcean Alliance is a consortium of more than 400 companies that standardize and develop intelligent building solutions integrating energy harvesting wireless technology. Together, IBM and the EnOcean Alliance will bring sensors to the cloud and develop self-powered solutions as a standard…