IEA 67 and SRI: United we stand!
The aim of IEA EBC Annex 67 is to increase knowledge, and to identify critical aspects and possible solutions concerning the Energy Flexibility provided by buildings, as well as the means to exploit and control this flexibility. A dialogue between the study “Support for setting up a Smart Readiness Indicator for Buildings and related impact assessment” and the IEA EBC Annex 67, concerning the energy flexibility of buildings, was established in 2017. The aim was the support of IEA EBC Annex 67 to the EU study.
SRI is the next “big thing” in smart buildings and it is anticipated to dominate the research and development activities in the field of intelligent construction in the following years. Rephrasing the quote of Liu Xiang, SRI is a challenge meant to be met and overcome.