For more information about IEA EBC Annex 70, please contact:

Annex 70 Operating Agent:
Dr. Ian Hamilton:

UK EBC ExCo Representative:
Prof. Paul Ruyssevelt:

Ian and Paul are leading the development of the Annex alongside the wider Annex 70 team.
2015_09_IanHamilton_1_small100kbDr. Ian Hamilton
is an Associate Professor (Reader) and Sustainable Design Engineer, with expertise in energy demand in housing, indoor environmental quality and health impacts.  Ian has also undertaken research and consultancy on evaluating UK government housing and energy policy, environmental masterplanning design and sustainable development, research on energy demand and energy efficiency in buildings and low carbon technologies. Ian works at the UCL Energy Institute and the UCL Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering at the Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources.  Prior to joining UCL, Ian worked in the engineering and building development industry in the UK as a project engineer to develop sustainability strategies for over a dozen masterplan scale developments in the UK and abroad, including the London 2012 Olympic Parkland; prior to this he developed urban development strategies in and Canada.  Ian has worked as a consultant to Government and private industry.

Paul-RProfessor Paul Ruyssevelt, BA BArch PhD RIBA is a Professor of Energy and Building Performance at the UCL Energy Institute where he takes the lead on research in the field of energy use in non-domestic buildings.  An architect with 30 years’ experience in the field of low energy and sustainable buildings he has worked in both academia and industry and always maintained an active involvement in applied research.  He has undertaken extensive research on the operational performance of buildings which has been published in both academic and industry domains.  His work has directly and indirectly influenced changes in the national building regulations.  Paul’s current research activities include: the development of an online system to collect data on the actual energy performance of commercial buildings in London; advising on the development of protocols for the exchange of energy and buildings data from which national sector benchmarks can be derived and the development of a simulation based model of the non-domestic building stock.  Before joining UCL in 2012 Paul managed the monitoring and reporting phase of the £17m Retrofit for the Future Programme for Innovate UK, involving over 100 deep energy retrofit projects.


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