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    International Energy Agency's
    Energy in Buildings and
    Communities Programme

What we do

The IEA-EBC Programme is an international energy research and innovation programme in the buildings and communities field. It enables collaborative R&D projects among its 26 member countries.

We provide

  • High quality scientific reports
  • Summary information for policy makers

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High Priority Research Themes

  • Refurbishment of existing buildings: Finance, stakeholders and co-benefits
  • Planning, construction and management process reducing the performance gap
  • Low tech, robust and affordable technology
  • Energy efficient cooling in hot and humid, or dry climates
  • Holistic solution sets on a district level

EBC News

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Annual Report

Annual Report

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The Annual Report provides an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects.

Upcoming Meetings

July 1-8, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 83: Ph.D. Summer School (open event)
Registration is available until April 15th (or until the students registration limit is met)   The concept of Positive Energy Districts (PED) is one of the most promising ones being de

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July 19-22, 2022
SSPCR 2022 Conference

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September 13-16, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 83: 5th Working Meeting (by invitation)

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September 15, 2022
Industry Workshop: Demand response and digitalization of demand side in district heating and cooling systems
Contact: EBC Annex84 - Anna Marszal-Pomianowska, e-mail: ajm@build.aau.dk DHC TS4 - Michele Tunzi, e-mail: mictun@byg.dtu.dk                

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September 15-16, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 84: 3rd Working Meeting (by invitation)

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September 21-23, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 79: 9th Expert Meeting (by invitation)

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Ongoing Projects

Annex
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Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality Performance of Personalised Environmental Control Systems
Annex
86
Energy Efficient Indoor Air Quality Management in Residential Buildings
Annex
85
Indirect Evaporative Cooling
Annex
84
Demand Management of Buildings in Thermal Networks
Annex
83
Positive Energy Districts
Annex
82
Energy Flexible Buildings Towards Resilient Low Carbon Energy Systems

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