Annex 55, Reliability of Energy Efficient Building Retrofitting - Probability Assessment of Performance and Cost, (RAP-RETRO): Probabilistic Tools
Report, 2015

The International Energy Agency The International Energy Agency (IEA) was established in 1974 within the framework of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to implement an international energy programme. A basic aim of the IEA is to foster international co-operation among the 28 IEA participating countries and to increase energy security through energy research, development and demonstration in the fields of technologies for energy efficiency and renewable energy sources. The IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme The IEA co-ordinates research and development in a number of areas related to energy. The mission of the Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme is to develop and facilitate the integration of technologies and processes for energy efficiency and conservation into healthy, low emission, and sustainable buildings and communities, through innovation and research. (Until March 2013, the IEA-EBC Programme was known as the Energy in Buildings and Community Systems Programme, ECBCS.) The research and development strategies of the IEA-EBC Programme are derived from research drivers, national programmes within IEA countries, and the IEA Future Buildings Forum Think Tank Workshops. The research and development (R&D) strategies of IEA-EBC aim to exploit technological opportunities to save energy in the buildings sector, and to remove technical obstacles to market penetration of new energy efficient technologies. The R&D strategies apply to residential, commercial, office buildings and community systems, and will impact the building industry in five focus areas for R&D activities:  Integrated planning and building design  Building energy systems  Building envelope  Community scale methods  Real building energy use





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Carl-Eric Hagentoft

Chalmers, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Building Technology

Hans Janssen

Staf Roels

Liesje Gelder van

Payel Das

Areas of Advance

Building Futures (2010-2018)

Subject Categories

Building Technologies

Report - Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology: 2015:4

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