14-06-2019 | EU

The annual report of 2018 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme has just been released. This report presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. More specifically, contents include:

  • EBC Executive Committee Chair’s Statement
  • Introducing the EBC Strategic Plan 2019-2024
  • New Research Projects (EBC Annex 80  “Resilient Cooling for Residential and Small Commercial Buildings,  EBC Annex 79 “Occupant-centric Building Design and Operation”,  EBC Annex 78 “Supplementing Ventilation with Gas-phase Air Cleaning, Implementation and Energy Implications”)
  • On-going Research Projects
  • Completed research projects

The report includes also a specific section on the ongoing Annex 5: "Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre" as well as:

  • Annex 65: “Long Term Performance of Super-Insulating Materials in Building Components and Systems”
  • Annex 67: “Energy Flexible Buildings”
  • Annex 68: "Design and Operational Strategies for High IAQ in Low Energy Buildings".
  • Annex 69: “Strategy and Practice of Adaptive Thermal Comfort in Low Energy Buildings”
  • Annex 70: “Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of Real Building Energy Use at Scale”
  • Annex 71: “Building Energy Performance Assessment Based on In-situ Measurements”
  • Annex 72: “Assessing Life Cycle Related Environmental Impacts Caused by Buildings”
  • Annex 73: “Towards Net Zero Energy Public Resilient Communities”
  • Annex 74: “Competition and Living Lab Platform”
  • Annex 75: “Cost-effective Building Renovation at District Level Combining Energy Efficiency & Renewables”
  • EBC Annex 76 / SHC Task 59: “ Deep Renovation of Historic Buildings Towards Lowest Possible Energy Demand and CO2 Emissions”
  • EBC Annex 77 / SHC Task 61: “Integrated Solutions for Daylight and Electric Lighting”
  • Working Group on HVAC Energy Calculation Methodologies for Non-residential Buildings
  • Working Group on Cities & Communities

For further information please visit IEA-EBC website.