Favorite Subtask 3 of the IEA EBC Annex 71

Current strategies to reduce the operating energy consumption of the built environment are underpinned by the assumption that a building in-situ exhibits the same performance characteristics as that which were defined in the theoretical design stage. The challenge of this … Continue reading

Favorite DYNASTEE newsletter issue 2016/7 now available

The seventh issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter is now available for download. This edition deals with new test Facilities and the New Annex 71: “Building energy performance assessment based on in-situ measurements” among others. More specifically, contents include:

  • A Network of Excellence
  • IEA EBC Annex 71 – Building energy performance assessment based on in-situ measurements
  • New facilities for the BERG at Loughborough University, UK
  • Test facilities for façade and roof testing in La Rochelle, France
  • Design of a new full-scale facility for building envelope test: FACT (FACade Tool)
  • In-use office building energy characterization through basic monitoring and modelling
  • Call for Papers – Special issue on “Metrology for building energy performance assessment”
  • Outcome of the Summer School 2016 in Granada, Spain
  • A bit of DYNASTEE history

DYNASTEE newsletter issue 2016/6 now available

The sixth issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter is now available for download. This edition deals with the Network of Excellence and the conclusion of the IEA EBC Annex 58 project. Contents include:

  • A Network of Excellence
  • Summer School 2015 in Denmark
  • Summer School 2016 in Granada, Spain
  • Coming to a closure of the IEA EBC Annex 58-projects
  • Subtask 2: Desicion Tree
  • Validation of common building energy simulation models based on in-situ dynamic data
  • CEN Standardisation and Annex 58
  • Dynamic integrated method based on regression and averages, applied to estimate the thermal parameters of a room in an occupied office building in Madrid
  • About DYNASTEE

Building nearly zero-carbon housing: for real!

Malcolm Bell, Centre for the Built Environment, Leeds Sustainability Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University. During the last 10 years evidence has begun to emerge of significant energy underperformance of new and renovated dwellings relative to that predicted at the design stage. … Continue reading