31 March - 1 April 2009, Workshop, Barcelona - Summer comfort and cooling
31 - 01 April 2009 | Spain
Campus Nord of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya
09:00 Europe/Brussels

The main purpose of this workshop was to present and discuss the evolutions in the national regulations related to summer comfort and cooling:

  • In terms of standards for achieving good summer comfort
  • For improving energy efficiency during the summer period
  • Regarding building solar control
  • Regarding amortisation and dissipation techniques
  • Regarding night time ventilation for passive cooling
  • Regarding (free) cooling techniques

Also, to reply the following questions :

  • What are experiences with compliances of regulations?
  • What are major trends in the type of systems used?
  • Is there a framework for the assessing of innovative passive cooling and low energy cooling systems?