DR BOB was fully engaged in the Sustainable Places Conference 2018 27-28 June 2018

18th July 2018

On day one of the conference

During a session on Demand Response for Blocks of Buildings, Dr Tracey Crosbie from Teesside University gave a presentation entitled “Organisational Readiness for demand response in blocks of buildings” and Alain Anfosso from CSTB gave a presentation entitled “Towards an infrastructure to collect data and implement load shedding scenarios with BIM.”

On day two of the conference

Dr Tracey Crosbie co-organised with Pierre Vernon an EC/EASME – “Contractors meeting on Smart Buildings” She also presented DR-BOB project at the meeting which was designed to facility knowledge transfer and the exchange of best practices between policymakers and the beneficiaries of Research & Innovation projects on smart buildings.  As well as DR-BOB the following projects took part in the workshop  SIM4BLOCKS, InteGRIDy, eDREAM, SIM4BLOCKS, RENNOVATES, FHP, NOVICE, HOLISDER, MOEEBIUS, 4RinEU, TABEDE, and ZERO-PLUS.

Sylvia Breukers & Ruth Mourik from DuneWorks B .V. ran a DR-BOB and MOBISTYLE project workshop entitled “DSM & DR: innovative business modeling for demand-side management and demand response on the meso and micro levels.” Examining business models for innovative demand side management (DSM) and demand response (DR) solutions that meet both the needs of adopters and behaviour-changing end-users who are actively or passively involved in delivering flexibility or demand reduction.