Publication of Agoria study on the possibilities for integration of the hourly method in the EPB methodology Currently the energy performance of a building is determined on a monthly basis in Belgium. The choice for either a monthly or hourly methodology has an impact on the accuracy of the determination of the energy performance of a building. The application of the hourly method offers a possible solution to simplify the integration of innovation in building technology in the EPB.
Customs4trade Takes Off in 2020 with Powerful Investor Backing Customs4trade (C4T) (www.customs4trade.com), creators of a comprehensive customs and trade compliance platform, announced that they have raised an additional € 3 million in equity funding, bringing the total investment in C4T from € 2 million to € 5 million within 12 months.
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NBN-Agoria workshop: A successful implementation of the EPB standards requires a common vision On December 3rd, 2019, the Belgian Bureau for Standardisation (NBN) and Agoria brought around 25 experts together with representatives of the three regions to discuss possibilities for the implementation of the EPB standards. Presentations by Ghent University, the Belgian knowledge centre for construction BBRI, the European knowledge centre EPB Center, the Dutch research centre TNO and the European HVAC federation REHVA resulted in a number of lively discussions.
EPB policy framework: an introduction into the measure and the ongoing discussions One of the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for Member States is to define minimum requirements for new buildings and major renovations. This measure makes an important contribution to the climate objectives through a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the heating and cooling of buildings. Below is an overview of the state of affairs and the latest developments.
DKIST unveils its first light Located in Hawaï, the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope revealed unprecedented details of the Sun’s surface. Its entry into service opens up a new era for solar science and should allow a leap forward in the understanding of the Sun and its impacts on our planet. One of the key elements of the telescope, the primary mirror cell, has been designed and manufactured in Belgium by AMOS, Agoria member.