This webpage from the website of Which?, UK’s largest consumer organisation, presents an overview of products for heating and energy treatment that keep the home warm and efficient without raising energy bills. The products include solar panels, boilers, dehumidifiers, smart thermostats, batteries, wood burning stoves, heat pumps, etc.
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
The City of Stuttgart plans to implement a geothermal system into a new tunnel (Rosensteintunnel) in the vicinity of the city’s zoo “Wilhelma”. The geothermal heat and the waste heat of the traffic shall be used to heat one of the new buildings, i.e. the elephant house. At the same time the operation technology of the tunnel shall be cooled. The city will receive € 270,000 from the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Protection, Building and Reactor Safety.
Post date: 7 Aug 2017
The EPB Center (energy performance of a building - EPB) is focused on the international harmonized set of EPB assessment methods and their implementation at national and regional levels. The Center is dedicated to provide stakeholders and interested parties with technical support for the implementation and dissemination of information on the set of EPB standards at national and regional level.
While providing this support the Center will also aim to assist with formulating needs in order to further develop and improve this set of EPB standards.
Post date: 4 Aug 2017
This guide will help you to start saving on your energy bills and to feel more comfortable at home without spending a single cent.
The guide has been released by the EU-funded FIESTA project and will provide European families with helpful advice on lowering their energy bill and their carbon footprint. Aimed at the general public, the document looks at general areas of household energy consumption, from heating and cooling to cooking, outlining simple ways to save money.
Post date: 3 Aug 2017
The renovation project "Paint it Green" was undertaken by the owner company CoRI - Coating Research Institute after identifying two important concepts: the need for more space as well as the modernization of the company image. Focusing on these issues, the objective established was to create a building designed in an intelligent and thoughtful way combined with the aspects of being high-tech and durable.
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
Energy efficient and Cost competitive retrofitting solutions for Shopping buildings
The EcoShopping project aims to build a holistic retrofitting solution for commercial buildings to reduce primary energy consumption down to less than 80kWh/m2 per year and increase the share of RES (Renewable Energy Sources) more than 50% compared to the state of the art.
The approach will be systemic by developing:
Post date: 1 Aug 2017
Tools for householders to manage their domestic energy use
Post date: 28 Jul 2017
“Compact REtrofit Advanced Thermal Energy storage - An economically affordable, compact and loss-free heat battery for existing buildings.
Post date: 28 Jul 2017
This course, which will be realised from 6 to 14 November 2017 in Darmstadt, Germany, is aimed at all building professionals, including architects, engineers, contractors and builders, who are interested in training in the field of energy-efficient & cost-optimal buildings designing. During the course, they will learn from experts at the Passive House Institute, everything from how to define the thermal envelope to how to overcome frequent planning and construction challenges. The course consists of a 3-day e-learning module and 7 days of in-class training.
Post date: 27 Jul 2017
The new Horizon 2020 FIT-TO-NZEB project develops innovative training schemes for deep energy retrofit in Eastern and Southern Europe
Post date: 25 Jul 2017