10 November 2020, Webinar – The Science and Communication of Energy-Efficient Indoor Environments
13:00 Europe/Brussels

Progressing the scientific basis of indoor environmental quality is essential to understand which aspects can be better optimised to substantially reduce energy use in buildings. In recent years, IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) international research projects have been investigating for this purpose both indoor air quality and thermal comfort. The embodied impacts of buildings and their services systems are also a focus of EBC's research. Other current EBC projects are expanding the programme's communications outreach, so the scientific and engineering research knowledge generated can be more widely shared, not only within the academic community, but also with policy and decision makers in industry and governments. The aim of this webinar is to share the outcomes of several concluding EBC research projects in this area and to provide updates on some of the innovative work taking place within the programme.

This webinar was organized by the International Energy Agency's Technology Collaboration Programme on Energy in Buildings and Communities. The webinar was facilitated by INIVE (www.inive.org).

Presentations and Speakers:

  • Welcome by Dr Takao Sawachi, EBC Executive Committee Chair SlidesRecordings
  • EBC Overview by Prof Paul Ruyssevelt, EBC Executive Committee Vice Chair SlidesRecordings
  • EBC Annex 5: Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre by Dr Peter Wouters | SlidesRecordings
  • EBC Annex 68: High Indoor Air Quality in Low Energy Buildings, Prof Carsten Rode SlidesRecordings
  • EBC Annex 69: Adaptive Thermal Comfort by Prof Yingxin Zhu | SlidesRecordings
  • Q&A part 1 moderated by Prof Paul Ruyssevelt | Recordings
  • EBC Working Group on Cities and Communities by Helmut Strasser | SlidesRecordings
  • EBC Annex 72: Life Cycle Impacts by Rolf Frischknecht | SlidesRecordings
  • EBC Annex 74: Living Lab Platform by Prof Karsten Voss | SlidesRecordings
  • Q&A moderated by Prof Paul Ruyssevelt | Recordings
  • Summary by Prof Xudong Yang, EBC Quality Assurance Sub-Committee Chair | SlidesRecordings

For further information please scroll down to download the flyer, and view the recordings' playlist.