Heating, domestic hot water

Die Energietage 2017 in Berlin sind vorüber – über 300 Referent*innen und tausende Veranstaltungsteilnehmer diskutierten in 50 Einzelkongressen drei Tage lang die Energiewende in Deutschland.   Veranstaltungsmaterialien und Hintergründe finden Sie ab sofort auf der Webseite des Berliner Energietage-Managements:  
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

Opportunities and challenges for renewable energies     The proposal for a revised Directive on renewable energy from the European Commission includes a new article on district heating and cooling. This article (Article 24) also foresees the non-discriminatory access to district heating and cooling systems for renewable heating and cooling supply. Some proponents expect an important push for renewable energy from this provision. Others see severe problems due to the essential differences between electricity and district heating grids.  
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: Event

According to  the Association of the European Heating Industry (EHI) – a wider penetration of efficient heat emitters needs to be an integral part of Europe’s ambition to achieve 30% energy efficiency gains by 2030. Promoting efficient heat emitters can improve the efficiency of heating systems as well as enable renewable heat appliances to find their place in the market. A heating system can run most efficiently, when all its components are designed to work together.
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: Publication

On 8 March 2017, the Vereinigung Österreichischer Kessellieferanten (VÖK), together with the representatives of the Austrian installers and chimney sweepers, presented the “Energy Savings Offensive”, introducing a label for the installed stock of heaters in Austria: the ‘Altgerätelabel’ or label for old appliances. The main objective is to raise people’s awareness about the age of their installed heating appliances and the need for modernisation.
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: News

This interactive web-tool, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL was launched to guide decision makers to well-informed decisions for school buildings and renovation options The main decisions to make include:  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Tool

Renew School: Sustainable school building renovation promoting timber prefabrication, indoor environment quality and active use of renewables  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication

Renew School: Sustainable school buildings in Europe with prefabricated timber elements - Examples and experiences   This best-practice brochure, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL presents an overview of innovative school renovation projects realised throughout Europe. It aims at showing that major changes in school architecture are becoming visible and inspire national projects to sustainability and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication

Going beyond zero - A systems efficiency blueprint for building energy optimisation and resilience  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: Publication

The building REZ L2 is located in an area of residential expansion outside of the urban centre of the city of Rovello Porro (CO), Lombardia Italy. This two storey, semi-detached residential dwelling is made with a wood frame construction.     The client decided on the use of this constructive system for the following reasons:  
Post date: 8 May 2017
Type: Case

Following the adoption of the European Heating and Cooling Strategy, the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has brought together a large coalition of thermal industry players from various countries behind one vision: the full decarbonisation of the heating and cooling sectors by 2050. As a result, the first ever DecarbHeat Industry Pledge and Declaration of support will be signed in Brussels on 11 May.  This will be in farme of the DecarbHeat Forum organised in Brussels. 
Post date: 5 May 2017
Type: News