Energy Efficient Cooling of Buildings

Date:27 February 2009

Stadthalle Wels, A-4600 Wels, Upper Austria/Austria

Conference fee:

70 Euro (plus 10% VAT)

Conference language:

English, German, Italian, Spanish, French

Organisation and conference office:

O.Ö. Energiesparverband
Landstraße 45, 4020 Linz, Austria
Tel. +43/732/7720-14386
Fax +43/732/7720-14383
office [AT] esv.or [DOT] at



Opening & Welcome


The Energy Performance of Buildings: The Proposal for the Recast
Martin Elsberger, European Commission, DG Energy & Transport


Construction for a warmer climate
Urs Steinemann, Ingenieurbüro US, Switzerland


The building of tomorrow – key technologies and light house projects
Michael Paula, BM für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie, Austria

10.10Successful implementation of the action plan for energy efficiency
Sergio Zabot, Provincia di Milano, Italy
10.30Discussion / Coffee break

Innovative examples
11.10The strategy for low energy buildings
Christiane Egger, O.Ö. Energiesparverband, Austria
11.30Green architecture in Asia
Architect Amado de Jesus, A.P. De Jesus & Assoc. Green Architecture, Philippines


Examples of sustainable architecture
Architect Thomas Rau, RAU Architects, The Netherlands
12.10Energy efficiency in cooling of buildings in Slovenia
Miha Tomsic, Building and Civil Engineering Institute ZRMK, Slovenia
12.30Discussion / Lunch break

Efficient Cooling Technologies

13.45Improving thermal comfort and cooling efficiency
Jörg Probst, Gertec GmbH, Germany
14.05Benchmarking, auditing and monitoring
Architect Stefan Plesser, Institut für Gebäude- und Solartechnik (IGS) Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany
14.25Night-Cool – an innovative cooling concept
Danny Parker, Florida Solar Energy Center, USA
14.45Cooling without chillers - PCM solutions of space cooling
Bruno Lüdemann, Imtech Deutschland GmbH & Co KG, Germany
15.05Solar shading & energy efficiency
Anders Hall, European Solar Shading Organisation ES-SO
15.25Advanced Storage Concepts for Solar and Low Energy Buildings
Harald Drück, ITW Universität Stuttgart, Germany
15.45Solar control glass
Rick Wilberforce, Glass for Europe
16.05Inspection of air conditioning systems – the implementation in the EU Member States
Marcello Antinucci, Agenzia per l'Energia e lo Sviluppo Sostenibile di Modena, Italy
16.25Discussion / End of the conference

. This event is organised in the frame of the IEE-Project "coolregion".