Legislation, regulations, standards

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile trends in teleworking, co-working, and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.   Finally, global expectations for comfort are increasing, while a variety of new technologies may or may not succeed in meeting this demand.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: Događanje

Many people are working on the ground to advance the Energy Transition, whether they are a part of a local or regional energy agency, a public authority, a non-profit organisation or a private company.   All of these people show the same creativity, motivation, leadership and strategic vision to scale up energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources. The Roger Léron Award was established to reward their work and recognize their achievements.  
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
Type: Događanje

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts on the 8th of May.   The Guide explains in detail how these contracts work and gives a clear overview of the potential impact on government finances.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: Događanje

In integrative building design, interaction among all building disciplines and stakeholders is sought from the earliest development phases, aiming to achieve optimal solutions through iterative and lean approaches.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: Vijesti

Aim of the event A key challenge for Europe is delivering the next great transition of our economy, society and planet to secure a sustainable future that ensures the wellbeing of citizens.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Događanje

Concept   COGEN Europe, the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration, is the cross-sectoral voice of the cogeneration industry.   Its mission is to work with EU institutions and stakeholders to shape better policies and eliminate administrative, regulatory and market barriers to the wider use of cogeneration in Europe.   Mision and Methodology  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Poveznica

History   The history of the IEA began with the 1973-1974 Middle East War crisis and its immediate aftermath.   While oil producing countries appeared relatively well organized to utilize their new oil based economic and political power, many OECD countries found themselves inadequately equipped with the information and organization necessary to meet the corresponding challenges.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Poveznica

Concept and Objectives   The main goal of QUEST is to promote investments in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency by identifying and empirically risk-grading factors that influence performance.   QUEST will develop a simple toolkit to evaluate these investments. It may be easily applied to all types of Sustainability and Energy Efficiency investments and covers project design-construction-operation risks.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Type: Poveznica

The 2019 SBE Conference in Cardiff will take place in a city centre location over 2 days on the 24th and 25th September 2019. The conference will include a series of key note speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops, a climate change round table debate and limited number of ‘on location’ visits demonstrating best practice.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Type: Događanje

This is the first block of housing certified in Spain built in 2017 under the Passivhaus standard, and therefore has a demand for heating below 15kWh / m2a, and a heating load of 10W / m2.   This implies that a floor of 75m2 will have a heating load of only 750W, so with a hair dryer there would be enough to heat two houses.   To achieve this the following principles have been applied:  
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: Spis