Heating, domestic hot water

Heating consumption in the residential sector in Europe is around 2300 TWh/y, Domestic Hot Water (DHW) consumption reaches 500 TWh/y, while cooling consumption is less than 100 TWh/y.   The EU funded BuildHEAT Project (Standardised approaches and products for the systemic retrofit of residential Buildings, focusing on HEATing and cooling consumptions attenuation) aims to drive change in the construction sector, bring information and coherence onto the market, facilitating the decision making and planning processes through:  
Post date: 20 Jun 2017
Type: Link

The MEnS Consortium is having the fourth and last Front Meeting of Skills, from Tuesday 20 June to Thursday 22 June 2017, at the University of Brussels (ULB) in Brussels, Belgium.   The Front Meetings of Skills is an interdisciplinary novel training activity created as part of a European funded project, MEnS, Meeting of Energy Professional Skills. To know more about MEnS, please visit the project website here: www.mens-nzeb.eu  
Post date: 12 Jun 2017
Type: Event

By François Durier, Nourreddine Mostefaoui (CETIAT, France)   Two European Directives - the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives – and their accompanying regulations have introduced new minimum requirements for water heaters, as well as a label to inform about their performances. This article presents these requirements and the foreseen label in respect to water heaters.   The Ecodesign Directive for water heaters  
Post date: 8 Jun 2017
Type: News

On Wednesday May 31, the VELUX Group launched the 2017 edition of the Healthy Homes Barometer during an event dedicated to Healthy Buildings which took place at the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: News

This report is part of a series of pan-European surveys investigating the link between homes and health across the EU.
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The relation between quality of dwelling, socio-economic status and health in EU28 and its Member States - Scientific report as input for Healthy Homes Barometer 2017     This report by Ecofys commissioned by Velux A/S, evaluates the relation between health and housing conditions across the EU and its Member States, focusing on two main research objectives.  
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

  By François Durier, Michèle Mondot (CETIAT, France)     Two European Directives –the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives– and their accompanying regulations have introduced new minimum requirements for heating appliances, as well as a label to inform about their performances. This article presents these requirements and the foreseen label in respect to electrical heat pumps.     The Ecodesign Directive for electrical heat pumps  
Post date: 7 Jun 2017
Type: News

By Karin-Liis Lahtmäe, EASME     EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 offers a platform to not only engage in the energy transition debate and share best practices between stakeholders, but also to take part in an interactive Networking Village where old alliances are rekindled and new ones formed. This article provides an overview of the activities that BUILD UP, its Partners and other building related organisations will be leading in the framework of EUSEW 2017.    
Post date: 6 Jun 2017
Type: News

This webinar will discuss key findings from the 2017 edition of the REN21 Renewables Global Status Report (GSR), look at the expanding role of solar in the power and heating and cooling sector and highlight the latest data on solar energy technologies, investment and policies.   Moderator   Joanna Costello, Deputy Executive Secretary, International Solar Energy Society (ISES) Panellists  
Post date: 2 Jun 2017
Type: Event

This event, organised by Eurofuel, the European Heating Oil Association, will take place on Thursday 22 June 2017 (16.00 - 16.30) in Brussels, Belgium, in the context of the EUEW 2017 Policy Conference.   At the event, Dr. Ernst-Moritz Bellingen, President of Eurofuel, will speak about innovative liquid fuel systems for decarbonised heating.  
Post date: 1 Jun 2017
Type: Event