Welcome to the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme


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

 

High Priority Research Themes


1. Integrated planning and building design

2. Building energy systems

3. Building envelope

4. Community scale methods

5. Real building energy use

 

 

EBC News

The latest news about the EBC can be found in the twice-yearly newsletter EBC NEWS.

The June 2014 edition features articles on:                                                                           

– Research in Germany 
– Optimised renovation
– Reliable retrofitting
– Thermal performance in the real world 
– A new concept for HVAC systems
– New and completed projects

 PDF (5.5 Mb)

Annual Report

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

PDF (7.9 Mb)