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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

March 30-31, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 79: 7th Expert meeting

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April 25-26, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 80: 6th Expert Meeting

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April 28-29, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 83: 4th Working Meeting

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June 10-26, 2022
Solar Decathlon Europe

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October 20-21, 2022
IEA EBC Annex 80: 7th Expert Meeting

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Ongoing Projects

Energy and Indoor Environmental Quality Performance of Personalised Environmental Control Systems
Energy Efficient Indoor Air Quality Management in Residential Buildings
Indirect Evaporative Cooling
Demand Management of Buildings in Thermal Networks
Positive Energy Districts
Energy Flexible Buildings Towards Resilient Low Carbon Energy Systems

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