English

The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

During 2009, Germany remained the largest market, with Italy ranking second and Japan and the U.S. markets to follow. Germany most probably will remain the largest market in 2010, while new markets in particular from Southern Europe, Asia and the U.S. will grow significantly. 
Post date: 7 Apr 2010
Type: News

The standards released on Wednesday increase the stringency of the existing minimum conservation standards for these three types of residential heating products, which account for about 18 percent of energy use in homes across the country. The standards will significantly reduce energy consumption by these products, including decreasing energy use in large electric storage water heaters by 47 percent and by more than 30 percent in large gas water heaters.
Post date: 7 Apr 2010
Type: News

Information paper P162 of the European Project CENSE
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

Currently, USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain have adopted systems for energy rating of the fenestration products. Among them, only Australia and New Zealand have taken into account the cooling performance. Finland has launched a pilot program for energy rating window products, while Denmark has developed a labeling scheme for glazing components.
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

The offering to business – CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme The CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme launched today aimed at saving public and private sector organisations around £1billion per year by 2020 through cost effective energy efficiency measures that are not yet being taken up. The aim of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme is to help change behaviour and will require large public and private sector organisations like supermarkets, hotels, hospitals, local authorities and central government departments, to improve their energy efficiency.
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: News

The Committee's report is a stocktake of performance in tackling fuel poverty and sets out areas of concern which the Committee want to see addressed in the new Parliament.  Paddy Tipping MP, Acting Chair of the Committee, said "one of the reasons tackling fuel poverty is so difficult, is that the Government does not have a clear idea about who the fuel poor are.  Because it does not have that information, it has to use age and receipt of benefits as proxies for fuel poverty, and that means that some people who are fuel poor do not get help, while others who are not in fuel poverty...
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: News

Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Link

Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Link

Innovative facade concepts are today more relevant than ever. The demand for natural ventilation in commercial buildings is increasing due to growing environmental consciousness while at the same time energy consumption for buildings has to be reduced. An advanced facade should allow for a comfortable indoor climate, sound protection and good lighting, thus minimising the demand for auxiliary energy input. Double skin facades (DSF) have become a major architectural element in office buildings over the last 15 years.
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Link

Report.
Post date: 1 Apr 2010
Type: Publication