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CLIMA 2016 - 12th REHVA World Congress

22. - 25. Mai 2016
Aalborg Kongres & Kultur Center
Aalborg, DK

The scope of the congress is to offer researchers, industry, building owners, end users, consultants, engineers, architects, policy-makers, etc. a platform for the exchange of scientific knowledge and experiences on innovative technical solutions and on practical applications and technical solutions.


Congress Organisation Committee

  • Jørn Simonsen, JSI-Consult (Chair)
  • Jørn Schultz, Orbicon A/S
  • Michael Mast, Danvak
  • Per Heiselberg, Aalborg University
  • Rasmus Lund Jensen, Aalborg University
  • Bjarne W. Olesen, Technical University of Denmark (ASHRAE Liason)
  • Geo Clausen, Technical University of Denmark (IDA Liason)

Content Description

Congress topics

Building and HVAC system design

  • Design of energy efficient heating, cooling and ventilation of buildings
  • Near zero, zero and plus energy buildings
  • Integrated building design
  • Building certification schemes
  • Energy and economic sustainability of high performing buildings
  • Implementation of directive on energy performance of buildings
  • Energy-efficient retrofit of existing buildings (intervention, energy
    and indoor environment management)
  • LCA - embodied energy vs. operation energy in buildings
  • Human centred design solutions
  • Man - HVAC - building interaction

Sustainable energy for buildings

  • Sustainable energy systems
  • Renewable and high-efficient energy sources
  • Building integrated RES (Renewable Energy Sources)
  • Solar energy utilization
  • Building energy storage
  • From sustainable buildings to sustainable cities

Efficient HVAC systems

  • Advanced heating, cooling, ventilation and air-conditioning systems
    for buildings
  • HVAC design, equipment & technology
  • HVAC best practise examples
  • Energy-efficient domestic hot water supply systems

Smart building operation and management

  • Building energy performance - simulated and real performance
  • Performance of energy efficient heating, cooling and ventilation
    of buildings
  • Commissioning and facility management
  • Compliance to regulations and requirements
  • Commissioning, control and monitoring
  • Fault detection and diagnostics
  • Energy management, control and optimization of smart buildings
    in smart cities
  • Flexible energy demand management and response
  • Indoor environment, health and productivity
  • Occupant behaviour and energy needs in buildings


Detailed programme on the congress website.

IEA Sessions

IEA Workshops

More information about IEA Sessions and Workshops

Participant Information

Registration on the congress website

Contact Address


Aalborg University
Department of Civil Engineering
Sofiendalsvej 11
DK-9200 Aalborg SV

Phone: +45 9940 7230


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DK-9000 Aalborg

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