ENERGY FORUM on Solar Building Skins: 06-07 December 2012, Bressanone, Italy

It is our pleasure to invite you to this year’s ENERGY FORUM on Solar Building Skins. The main objective of the conference is to contribute to a multidisciplinary, integrated planning approach to sustainable buildings, and to create a dialogue among architects, engineers, scientists, energy managers and manufacturers with the aim of reducing energy consumption while improving the comfort and health of building occupants.

The conference will explore strategies for saving energy and will present new ways of integrating renewable energy technologies into multifunctional building elements to achieve affordable netzero and green buildings.

Simultaneous translations into Italian and English will be available for all presentations.

The Sessions of this year's ENERGY FORUM:

Day 1, 6th December 2012

Session 1: Adaptive Building Skins

Session 2: Evolving Solar Technologies

Session 3: Enhanced Daylighting and Shading

Session 4: Strategies for Optimizing Semi-transparent PV: Performance and Cost Considerations

Day 2, 7th December 2012

Session 5: Holistic Concepts for Solar Buildings

Session 6: Solar Retrofitting

Session 7: Models, Tools and Simulations for Solar Buildings

Session 8: Natural Ventilation and Thermal Behavior of the Building Envelope

Scientific Conference Committee:

-Marilyne Andersen, EPFL, Switzerland

-Livio de Santoli, Faculty of Architecture, La Sapienza University, Rome

-Michael Garrison, School of Architecture, University of Texas at Austin, USA

-Hans-Martin Henning, Head of Thermal Systems and Buildings, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

-Andreas Karweger, General Manager, Economic Forum, Munich - Bolzano

-Dieter Moor, Ertex-Solar, Austria

-Wolfram Sparber, Director, Department of Renewable Energies, European Academy, Bolzano, Italy

-Mitsuhiro Udagawa¸ President Japanese Solar Energy Society; Department of Architecture, Kogakuin University, Japan

-Bernhard Weller, Institute for Construction, TU Dresden, Germany

-Stephen Wittkopf, Technology & Architecture, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

-Yigsaw Yohanis, School of the Built Environment, University of Ulster, United Kingdom

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600450 ENERGY FORUM on Solar Building Skins: 06-07 December 2012, Bressanone, Italy
Date: 20 November 2012

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