THE CONFERENCE

Topics

Building materials >>
  • Heat, air and mass transfer in materials
  • Emissions by materials
  • Performance of materials
Building envelope systems >>
  • Design and performance of building envelope
  • Facade technology
  • Fenestration
  • Building envelope and systems integration
Whole buildings-Sustainability and energy efficiency >>
  • Low energy buildings
  • Energy efficiency
  • Evaluation of global hydrothermal performance
  • Thermal performance
  • Usage of passive and hybrid means
  • Highly efficient building
  • Sustainable design strategies
  • Renewable energy applications
  • Life cycle cost
Whole buildings- Building physics technologies >>
  • Measuring, simulating and modeling techniques
  • HVAC and building service systems
  • Lighting systems
  • Active fire protection measurements
  • Whole building system optimization
Usability, safety, comfort and indoor air quality >>
  • Thermal, acoustical and visual comfort
  • Indoor climate
  • Indoor air quality
  • Natural ventilation
  • Passive design parameters
  • Indoor environmental quality studies
  • Solar control
  • Daylighting
  • Smoke movement control and smoke extraction
  • Construction and Compartmentation
  • Means of egress
  • Air tightness and air movement
  • Shading and glazing design optimization
Urban physics >>
  • Building responses to the climate
  • Design and engineering with climate
  • Conservation of energy and environment
  • Impact of Wind and Storm on City Life and Built Environment
  • Site microclimate modeling
  • Site safety
Standards, Codes, and Regulations >>