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ESEIA Lecture Series: 9th Lecture

April 18 @ 19:00 21:00

Topic: Advanced Tools for Planning and Management of Climate Neutral Buildings
Guest lecture by Carlos Ochoa, Senior Researcher at the International Energy Research Centre (IERC), Ireland
Response 1: Steffen Robbi, CEO of Digital Findet Stadt GmbH
Response 2: Salvatore Carlucci, Professor, Head of the Sustainable Built Environment Group at The Cyprus Institute
Chair: Alexander Passer, Professor of Sustainable Construction at TU Graz
Host: Michael Monsberger, Vice Rector Infrastructure and Sustainability at TU Graz

Much care is needed to design, construct, and renovate in a climate neutral way ensuring circular economy according to EU Climate laws. Even more so if what is at stake is the overall quality of the building and the comfort and well-being of the people who use it. Building managers and architects are looking for improved building management systems embracing a life-cycle approach, as well as improved tools for energy management, environmental performance, renovation optimization, and investment planning. The lecture will discuss how to break down climate targets to the building level by reducing grey and operational emissions and which role advanced tools such as Digital Twins and advanced BIM systems can play. The main lecture is followed by a response which will shed light on the effects of digitalization on building value chains, especially SMEs.

We invite you to register for onsite or online participation before 16 April 2024.

The lecture is part of the hybrid series Sustainable Energy Innovation Systems for Climate Neutrality. Please find more information about the ESEIA Lecture Series here. The event is supported by the Styrian Government.


April 18
19:00 – 21:00
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ESEIA Office
Rechbauerstrasse 12, 1. Floor
Graz, 8010 Austria