This year during the exhibition, REHVA organised in collaboration with VDI a seminar on ‘Greater energy efficiency with automated buildings’ on Monday March 31st in Messe Frankfurt. Jan Aufderheijde (REHVA Secretary General) welcomed all the seminar participants. Professor Achim Heidemann from the Hochschule Albstadt-Sigmaringen in Germany presented the Benefits of BACS – the Big Picture. Professor Dr. Martin Becker from the Hochschule Biberach, in Germany explained the Energy efficiency thanks to building automation. He also did an overview of the VDI standard 3813 Room Automation. Some technical and implementations and solutions were presented by Jan Spelsberg from Spelsberg Gebäudeautomation GmbH in Moers, Germany. Prof. Micheala Lambertz from DS-Plan Düsseldorf/FH Köln explained how building automation contributes to building sustainability. Christian Welsch from Osram GmbH presented the Energy efficent lighting and control. The Benefits of building automation for energy efficient were presented by Jan Kerdèl from Priva BV from the Netherlands. The seminar ended with a dynamic panel discussion. The lectures were translated simultaneously into German / English.
All the presentations are available to download online.