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Behavioral patterns of individual energy use in public buildings

Type of publication: Publication in Conference proceedings Title of the proceedings: “Accelerating the Transition to Equitable Post Fossil-Carbon Societies” Publisher: Global Cleaner Production & Sustainable Consumption Conference 2015 Download Poster

2018-04-19T07:46:38+00:00

Drivers and Barriers for Energy Efficient Behavior in Public Buildings

Type of publication: Publication in Conference proceedings Title of the proceedings: International Sustainable Development Research Society conference Publisher: International Sustainable Development Research Society Download Poster Download Abstract Poster  

2018-04-19T09:50:37+00:00

Humans and Environment: Environmental Psychology Research in Austria

Type of publication: Article in journal Repository link: http://www.umweltpsychologie.at/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/PIOe_02-15_Brudermann_et_al_2015.pdf Title of the journal: Psychologie in Österreich Download in PDF  

2018-04-19T07:39:40+00:00

TRIBE closes up sharing its activities with the European Commission and other project coordinators in the field of ICT for energy efficiency

The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission organized the “ICT for energy efficiency contractors meeting” which gathered the coordinators of projects related to this scientific field belonging to research centres, private companies and public administrations, and several project officers. The event, which took place in Brussels on the 27th [...]

2018-03-12T08:33:57+00:00

Great exchange of opportunities, challenges and project ideas at TRIBE “Empowering Cities” conference

The project coordinator CIRCE, under the umbrella of the TRIBE and NEED4B projects, organized an international event last 24th of January in Madrid, to gather the latest innovations in the field of energy efficiency in buildings. Covering the whole life cycle of a building (design, construction, operation, user behavior, etc.), the goal of the conference [...]

2018-02-08T12:25:48+00:00

1.1.1 Use silicon, putty or draught excluder to reduce air infiltrations through window and doors

1.1.1 Use silicon, putty or draught excluder to reduce air infiltrations throguh window and doors Description Simple and cheap means may be used as silicone, putty or draught excluder (self-adhesive strips of insulation material which are set on the edge of doors and windows to avoid the entry or exit of air) to [...]

2018-01-30T13:00:05+00:00

1.1.3 Close windows and doors when HVAC systems are operating

1.1.3 Close windows and doors when HVAC systems are operating Description Make sure windows or doors are not open unnecessarily, especially when heating, cooling or air conditioning systems are operating. To ventilate the room it is sufficient to have the window open for 10 minutes. In addition, keep it opened for longer [...]

2018-01-23T07:45:02+00:00

1.1.4 Manage properly the opening of windows and doors for natural ventilation

1.1.4 Manage properly the opening of windows and doors for natural ventilation Description To improve air comfort and reduce the need of HVAC systems use natural ventilation. Open windows of opposite façades to produce cross-ventilation or if the building has a space for vertical circulation or a central courtyard, open windows and/or doors [...]

2018-01-23T07:46:39+00:00

1.1.5 Periodic and suitable cleaning of windows

1.1.5 Periodic and suitable cleaning of windows Description It is important to maintain the windows’ glass clean to allow a good penetration of natural light in the building and to improve their use, avoiding the use of artificial light.   Benefits It improves the internal light comfort [...]

2018-01-23T07:49:39+00:00