Call for Abstracts

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Call for Abstracts
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September 30, 2021

Deadline to submit abstracts

October 18, 2021

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Rules for Abstract Submissions

Please read the submission guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract. 

  • The abstract title is limited to 12 words.  
  • The abstract text is limited to 350 words.  
  • Only text will be accepted. Images and additional files are not accepted. 
  • Keep abbreviations and acronyms to a minimum  
  • Do not include citations 
  • Single line spacing is required  
  • Be clear and concise. Suggested outline: Include one or two sentences on background 
    • Identify the challenge, problem, question or purpose of the work 
    • Explain how you plan to address the challenge 
    • Describe methods or approach without getting into excessive detail 
    • Report results or hypothesis, as appropriate 
    • Summarize main conclusions if research is complete 
    • Describe relevance of the study 

Abstracts must be submitted in English. All abstracts should be submitted and presented in clear English with accurate grammar and spelling of a quality suitable for publication. If you need help, please arrange for the review of your abstract by a colleague who is a native English speaker or by a copy editor, prior to submission.

Submitting your abstract

  • Abstracts will be submitted through a specialized platform. You will have to create a user account. 
  • You will be asked to indicate which conference theme is most relevant for your abstract topic. You can choose up to 3 themes.  
  • Indicate your preference for presentation type. The Scientific Committee will make a final decision on whether the paper is suitable for an oral presentation or poster presentation, with consideration given to the author’s preference.  
  • After you have submitted an abstract, you can make changes until August 2, 2021 (5pm CEST). 
  • After the abstract has been accepted by the Scientific Committee, the authors will be invited to submit a full paper.   
  • All accepted papers will be compiled into a Digital Conference Proceedings. Submission of an abstract acknowledges your acceptance for the abstract to be published in the official conference proceedings. Note that agreements may also be made for additional publications in indexed journals. 
  • The presenting author is required to ensure that all co-authors are aware of the content of the abstract and agree to its submission before submitting the abstract. 
  • Abstracts that have been previously presented at another conferences cannot be submitted. 

Conference themes

The conference focuses on technologies, systems, processes and policies focused on achieving wide-scale energy renovation targets for buildings and their related infrastructure (please note that upstream energy generation, energy production systems and smart grids are out of scope for this conference). The Scientific Committee therefore welcomes original contributions that introduce, share, broaden and improve scientific and practical knowledge in the following 16 themes: 

Theme 1:
concepts for housing  

Theme 2:
Renovation concepts for non-residential buildings 

Theme 3:
Innovative technologies 

Theme 4:
Low temperature heating solutions for buildings 

Theme 5:
District energy systems 

Theme 6:
Energy harvesting and storage on the building scale 

Theme 7:
Smart, energy-flexible buildings, smart monitoring, management & control 

Theme 8:
Energy performance of buildings 

Theme 9:
Behaviour of building owners and users 

Theme 10:
Value chain innovation  

Theme 11:
Policies and regulations 

Theme 12:
The energy transition in progress

Theme 13:
ustainability assessment of mitigation measures 

Theme 14:
Assessment of existing buildings 

Theme 15:
nergy transition & climate change – consequences for cooling-related energy demand and solar cooling 

Theme 16:
Digitalization for innovation