Special Issue “Energy and Technical Building Systems – Scientific and Technological Advances” now published

Our special issue with @MDPIOpenAccess “Energy and Technical Building Systems – Scientific and Technological Advances” (10 papers published) is now fully and freely available in pdf at https://www.mdpi.com/journal/energies/special_issues/energy_and_built_environment #Engineering #energy #energyefficiency #Sustainability #HVAC

“Sabbatical Leave” – a new track

“Sabbatical Leave” is the first tale of “The Adventures of Prof. Gideon Longbottom”. The evil researcher hates the world, and particularly his students with their smartphones always at hand. He therefore takes a Sabbatical leave to close himself into a laboratory in the cellar, for designing a weapon of mass destruction…with some (dark) humour. Quantum… Read More “Sabbatical Leave” – a new track

Are you searching for some new inspiration? Listen to “It’s all Suggestion”

We Echoes From A Great Distance are a psychedelic post-rock power trio, influenced by Joy Division, The Cure (mostly the “Pornography” era), Pink Floyd, Rush etc. Today we released “It’s all Suggestion”, a concept album against ignorance and hatred.Are you searching for some new inspiration? Don’t listen to bullshit corporate music, listen to “It’s all… Read More Are you searching for some new inspiration? Listen to “It’s all Suggestion”

Sector coupling in urban districts – an opportunity towards decarbonisation

Sector coupling is a concept referring to the electrification of end-use sectors (e.g. heating and transport); it aims at increasing the share of renewable energy (solar, hydro, geothermal, wind, bioenergy, waste heat…) in these sectors.In practice, this is a strategy “to provide greater flexibility to the energy system so that decarbonisation can be achieved in… Read More Sector coupling in urban districts – an opportunity towards decarbonisation