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    International Energy Agency's
    Energy in Buildings and
    Communities Programme

What we do

The IEA-EBC Programme is an international energy research and innovation programme in the buildings and communities field. It enables collaborative R&D projects among its 26 member countries.

We provide

  • High quality scientific reports
  • Summary information for policy makers

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High Priority Research Themes

  • Refurbishment of existing buildings: Finance, stakeholders and co-benefits
  • Planning, construction and management process reducing the performance gap
  • Low tech, robust and affordable technology
  • Energy efficient cooling in hot and humid, or dry climates
  • Holistic solution sets on a district level

EBC News

EBC News

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The latest news about EBC can be sent directly to your inbox by signing up for our email circulation list. Read more in the April 2021 edition.

Annual Report

Annual Report

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The Annual Report provides an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects.

Upcoming Meetings

May 10-12, 2021
IEA EBC Annex 84: 2nd Preparation Meeting
IEA EBC Annex 84: 2nd Preparation Meeting May 10-12, 2021 Online The second preparatory meeting aims to finilized the workplan of Annex 84. The meeting will inlclude presentation sessio

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May 11, 2021
IEA EBC Annex 74: 7th Annex meeting

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May 17-19, 2021
IEA EBC Annex 72: 9th expert meeting

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September 23-24, 2021
3rd Working Meeting
More information will come closer to the meeting.

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Ongoing Projects

Annex
86
Energy Efficient Indoor Air Quality Management in Residential Buildings
Annex
85
Indirect Evaporative Cooling
Annex
84
Demand Management of Buildings in Thermal Networks
Annex
83
Positive Energy Districts
Annex
82
Energy Flexible Buildings Towards Resilient Low Carbon Energy Systems
Annex
81
Data-Driven Smart Buildings

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