|Welcome to IEA EBC Annex 80 – Resilient Cooling of Buildings!
“Annex 80 Resilient Cooling of Buildings” is part of the Technology Collaboration Programme (TCP) Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) of the International Energy Agency (IEA).
Its working phase officially runs from July 2019 to July 2022, followed by a one-year reporting phase until July 2023.
The venticool website has now been updated to include also information from IEA EBC annex 80 resilient cooling of buildings. This is part of a collaboration agreement between INIVE, AIVC, venticool & IEA EBC annex 80. Stay tuned to be informed about all the latest findings on resilient ventilative cooling!
The EBC Annex 80 held its second Expert Meeting on April 20th and 21st as its first fully web-based meeting. Over 50 participants from 15 countries took part in three online sessions schedule to take on the large time lag … Continue reading
The AIVC – TightVent – venticool 2019 joint Conference “From Energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate – 40 years of AIVC”, co-organized by Ghent University and the International Network on Ventilation and Energy Performance (INIVE) on behalf of the Air … Continue reading
Annex 80 participants gathered for the first time to hold Expert Meeting in Vienna. During two days 32 participants from 13 countries contributed their knowledge and expertise. Together the composition of three review papers have been decided upon. Subtask A … Continue reading
June 2019, Ghent. After the official approval of the preparation phase by the EBC Executive Committee, the three-year working phase has officially been launched. Until the first Expert Meeting in October several web meetings will be held among subtask leaders … Continue reading
On 12-13 April, 2019 the second and final Annex 80 preparation meeting took place at Heriot-Watt University in Dubai. The annex core group came together to work on the final work programme for the upcoming three-year working phase. Each subtask … Continue reading
The final meeting of the Annex 80 preparation phase will be held on April 12-13, 2019 at the Heriot Watt University in Dubai right after the “Comfort at the Extremes” Conference (https://comfortattheextremes.com/programme/) . The programmes of each subtask will be … Continue reading
Montreal/London/Liège/Aalborg/Copenhagen/Vienna – In the beginning of February 2019, subtask leaders joined a web meeting to discuss the work programme of Annex 80. Subtask A will be lead by Wendy Miller (Queensland University of Technology) and Shady Attia (Université de Liège). This … Continue reading
An inexorable increase in energy consumption for the cooling of buildings, and the increase in overheating of buildings is caused by urbanisation and densification, climate change, elevated comfort expectations, and inappropriate architectural design practices. Meeting this challenge requires further development … Continue reading
On September 20, 2018 the first Annex 80 Preparation Meeting took place at the Palais des Congrès, in Juan-les-Pins, France. Fifteen researchers from eight countries joined the open discussion on objectives and goals of the annex under preparation. Major outcomes … Continue reading