Heating, domestic hot water

dena-Kongress 2016

Mit dem dena-Kongress geht im November 2016 erneut der größte branchenübergreifende Kongress zur Energiewende in Deutschland an den Start. Unter dem Motto "Die Zukunft der Energiewende" bieten wir Ihnen ein vielfältiges Programm mit Themen wie:

 

  • Integrated Energy: dezentral trifft digital
  • Zukunft Wärmemarkt: Aufbruch statt Stagnation!
  • Stadtwerk, Aggregator und Prosumer: Wer macht deutsche Cities smart?
  • Zukunft Energetische Gebäudesanierung: Innovationen und Perspektiven

Österreich: Ausschreibung "Demoprojekte Solarhaus 2016" des Klima- und Energiefonds gestartet

Aufgrund des hohen Erfolgs der vorangegangenen Jahre wurde das Förderprogramm „Demoprojekte Solarhaus“ für 2016 neu aufgelegt. Dabei kann eine Investitionsförderung von bis zu € 17.000- für den Neubau oder die Sanierung eines Ein- oder Zweifamilienhauses beantragt werden. Den Zuschuss gibt es zusätzlich zu den verfügbaren Landesförderungen.

 

European Commission boosts energy innovation with €3.25 million in cash prizes

 

On 5 July 2016, the European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy.

 

Worth a total of €3.25 million and funded under Horizon 2020 -the EU's research and innovation programme- the prizes will reward three innovative approaches:

 

Individual heat metering motivating users to maximise energy efficiency in buildings

Effect of heat cost allocators or heat meters installation and deployment of hot water and heating cost management plan.

 

 

This project which is promoted by the Basque central government, has as the main objectives:

1. The assessment of cost savings for a centralised heating system tenants who will pay according to their real consumption of heat, through the installation of heat cost allocators or individual heat meters;

Health and wellbeing in homes

This report, released by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), focuses on the mental, social and physical health and wellbeing of home occupants in the UK. It is intended for build environment professionals (developers, designers, constructors, managers etc.). The authors aim to gather and distil the most compelling evidence and advice about building and neighbourhood design features which can enhance the health and wellbeing of residents.

2016 ASHRAE Handbook – HVAC Systems and Equipment

The 2016 ASHRAE Handbook - HVAC Systems and Equipment discusses various systems and the equipment (components or assemblies) they comprise, and describes features and differences. This information helps system designers and operators in selecting and using equipment. An accompanying CD-ROM contains all the volume's chapters in both I-P and SI units.

 

This edition includes revisions to the majority of chapters; among them, major updates related to thermal storage and district heating and cooling. Other updates that will likely impact many users include

CIBSE Guide B1: Heating

This volume, is part of “CIBSE Guide B: Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration”, providing guidance on the practical design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The guide, released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), was published in five separate chapters. The specific chapter deals with the selection, design, commissioning, operation and management of most types of heating systems in buildings.