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Smart buildings: energy efficiency at what price?

Automating heating and other environmental controls can bring huge savings to commercial buildings. To what extent is it possible to achieve the same results in residential homes? What is the difference between so called domotics...

Kommission fordert LETTLAND auf, erfüllen vollständig die Richtlinie zur Gesamtenergieeffizienz von Gebäuden

Eine mit Gründen versehene Stellungnahme   Die Europäische Kommission hat beantragt, Lettland, richtig umgesetzt, die alle Anforderungen der Richtlinie zur Gesamtenergieeffizienz von Gebäuden (Richtlinie 2010/31/EU) in...

AIVC workshop on IAQ metrics - Final programme available!

The final programme for the AIVC workshop: “Is ventilation the answer to indoor air quality control in buildings? Do we need performance-based approaches?" to be held in Brussels, Belgium on 14-15 March, 2017 is now available.   The...

Preliminary Energy Savings Announced for ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

ATLANTA – More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy (...

Neue Reiseführer über die Finanzierung der Gebäudesanierung durch Energie-Städte

  Am 21 Februar 2017, Energie-Städte angekündigt, die Veröffentlichung von zwei neuen Reiseführern Ziel, zu informieren, wie Sie entwickeln und implementieren drei innovative Finanzierungsmodelle wurden geprüft durch 11...

Swedish public consultation on planning and building regulation open until 24 February 2017

Ni får härmed tillfälle att yttra er över föreslagna ändringar i Boverkets byggregler m.m. med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar. Boverket önskar synpunkter på förslagen med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar senast fredagen den 24...

Improvement of building performances in Lithuania: first two nZEB (A++ class) registered in 2016

Energiškai efektyvių pastatų Lietuvoje daugės ir ateityje, nes pagal teisės aktų reikalavimus nuo 2016 metų lapkričio 1 d. visų naujai statomų pastatų energinio naudingumo klasė turi būti ne žemesnė kaip A.   Iš viso per 2016 m. buvo...

Simplification of construction procedures for small building works from March 2017 in Latvia

Ministru kabinets šā gada 24.janvāra sēdē apstiprināja grozījumus ēku būvnoteikumos, kuri nosaka Latvijas diplomātisko un konsulāro pārstāvniecību būvniecības procesu ārvalstīs, atvieglo būvniecības kārtību nelielu būvdarbu gadījumos, kā...

Intelligente Gebäude für ein grüneres Europa - Workshop-Präsentationen zur Verfügung

Am 14 Februar 2017, die Richtlinie zur Gesamtenergieeffizienz von Gebäuden (EPBD) Konzertierte Aktion (CA) organisierte den workshop "Intelligente Gebäude für ein grüneres Europa: Emerging Politik und Praxis". Rund 120 Teilnehmer besuchten...

Kommen und arbeiten in der Energie-Effizienz-team bei EASME!

Sie sind ein erfahrener Profi auf dem Gebiet der Energie-Effizienz in Bereichen wie dem Verhalten der Verbraucher, zu Gebäude, Heizung und Kühlung, Produkte, Industrie, Behörden, Dienstleistungen und Energie-Effizienz Finanzierung...

Smart cities and innovative financing schemes

Cities in Europe are experimenting new ways to invest in energy transition and finance green measures at local level. Innovative financing models are becoming a priority because of lack of public funding   The pioneering...

Master RIDEF: conferenza online su occupazione da efficienza e rinnovabili

Lo scenario presentato dal gruppo di ricercatori dell'associazione francese NegaWatt conclude che con azioni e tecnologie rivolte alla sufficienza (utilizzare energia solo ove questa fornisce servizi significativi, scegliere modalità a...

Strong demand for KfW promotion of energy efficiency in 2016

KfW Group registered very strong demand for its financing products again in financial year 2016. With a volume of commitments totalling EUR 55.1 billion (2015: EUR 50.5 billion, +9%), domestic promotional business spurred the growth of the...

Österreichische Energieagentur startet Schulwettbewerb 2027

Die österreichische Energieagentur hat einen Schulwettbewerb zu den Themen erneuerbare Energie, neue Technologien und Energieeffizienz gestartet. Während die Volksschüler bei einem Mal- und Zeichenwettbewerb ihr Haus der Zukunft kreieren,...

AIVC Conference 2017 call for abstracts extended to March-1

The abstract submission deadline for the 38th AIVC - 6th TightVent - 4th venticool conference: “Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings” to be held in Nottingham, UK on September 13-14, 2017 has been extended.   The extended deadline...

Financing measures for the development of educational buildings in Romania

Noi măsuri pentru realizarea investițiilor finanțate din fonduri publice în educație și sănătate, o serie de facilități pentru atragerea specialiștilor în aceste domenii și în cadrul autorităților administrației publice centrale și locale...

10 Energy Innovation Stats You Should Know in 2017

The official 2017 energy innovation survey results are available:  Energy Innovation: State of the Art & 2017 Trends These included response from nearly 300 energy professionals. In addition, benchmark data on how energy...

Major businesses back global project to ensure all buildings are net zero by 2050

On 2 February 2017, the World Green Building Council announced that three major global businesses have backed its ambitious long-term target to ensure that all buildings operate at net zero carbon emissions level by 2050, as...

A DHW recirculation system that does not waste any energy

Domestic hot water can represent up to 40% of energy consumption in a residential building, home or apartment and 30% to 50% of the heat produced during the generation of collective hot water disappears into the distribution loop. The "...

EESI 2020 final report shows that annual savings of 4.2 million € by using Energy Performance Contracts are possible

The project “European Energy Service Initiative towards the EU 2020 energy saving targets” (EESI 2020), which was implemented between 2013 and 2016 by a consortium of European energy agencies and energy experts with support of the European...