15-06-2018 | EU

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter contains updates on ongoing and forthcoming research projects, and features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities.

The current edition includes and article reviewing the build-up on investment in energy-efficiency and energy research in Sweden. It further reports on four of our current projects which address the environmental assessment of buildings, net zero energy communities, the value of a competition and living lab platform and the benefits of district level building renovation. It concludes with an introduction to a new project on the deep renovation of historic buildings, which is a joint project with the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC)TCP, aiming to deliver the lowest possible energy demand and CO2 emissions.

Specific articles include:

  • Sweden Builds-Up Investment in Energy Research
  • Environmental Assessment of Buildings
  • Towards Net Zero Energy Resilient Public Communities
  • Competition and Living Lab Platform
  • The Benefits of District-Level Renovation
  • New EBC International Projects

Please visit the IEA EBC website to download and read the newsletter at: http://www.iea-ebc.org/data/sites/1/media/docs/news/ebc_news_june_2018.pdf