Posts Tagged ‘net/nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB)’

March 10, 2016

Register and attend our seminar in Mikkeli in Finland next week on “Road to nZEB and hospital ventilation – simulations and new standards”!

We had experienced some issues with our servers, so the registration link  was not working properly. Email us at info@swegonairacademy.com if you are unsure if your registration went through. Please register (link to the registration form). Thank you. On March 17th, 2016 Swegon Air Academy will organize a seminar on “Road to nZEB and hospital […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 26, 2016

Presentation: “Zero Energy Buildings, a Paradigm Shift”!

What is the future of a zero energy building (nZEB)? How should we achieve it? What is happening in the building legislation and what will need to happen in order…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 15, 2016

New seminar in Mikkeli in Finland: “Road to nZEB and hospital ventilation – simulations and new standards”!

On March 17th, 2016 Swegon Air Academy will organize a seminar on “Road to nZEB and hospital ventilation – simulations and new standards” (link to the seminar).  Our lecturers will…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 11, 2016

Energy monitoring in nZEB: Practical results from iSERVcmb!

Energy monitoring is a large part of future challenge for nZEB. European Project iSERV (concluded in 2014) show a result of continuous monitoring of 330 buildings the project reached an…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

February 1, 2016

Energy monitoring: Typical costs!

The cost of energy monitoring highly depend on monitoring strategy and how the monitoring information will be used. Here are some examples: Installing energy counters data acquisition software – for…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 28, 2016

Renewables in upcoming nZEB!

In zero energy buildings there will need to be implemented renewables. There can be divided into on-site and off-site (nearby) renewables. On-site: Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics (BIPV); Heat pumps; Solar thermal;…...

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa

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January 27, 2016

Integrated design: Opportunities to positively influence building performance!

In the early design phases, the opportunities to positively influence building performance are great, while cost and disruptions associated with design changes are very small. The integrated design process has…...

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa

January 25, 2016

Energy efficiency and integrated design in upcoming nZEB legislation!

Energy efficiency is all about Integrated Building Design; Passive solutions optimization; Active systems optimization; and Efficient technology. "Integrated design is an approach that considers the design process as well as…...

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa

January 18, 2016

Energy flexibility in upcoming nZEB legislation!

To adopt nZEB some changes will be needed in traditional requirements such as energy flexibility including energy storage. Flexibility is desirable due to the variable output of renewable sources. Buildings…...

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa

January 11, 2016

Indoor air quality, lighting and equipment criteria in upcoming nZEB legislation!

Indoor air quality in buildings and future nZEB legislation plays major role and in order to implement it by 2020, some changes in traditional requirements will be required such as:…...

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa

January 4, 2016

Criteria for rational application of air filters must be developed in nZEB!

Air filters introduce a significant pressure drop in the air stream and, therefore require significant amounts of energy to operate. Energy used in fans also increases the energy used in…...

AUTHOR: Carlos Lisboa