United Kingdom

Demand response programmes which encourage consumers to change the way they use electricity or to reduce their total energy use can help keep energy bills low and help integrate renewables into our existing energy networks.   Peak electricity demand can be reduced by:  
Post date: 3 Ott 2017
Type: Link

Getting to Zero London Energy Transformation Initiative: Proposals For Energy Policy   This report, released by the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI), sets out four key proposals which will help all new buildings in London to operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all existing buildings in the capital by 2050.  
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: Publication

One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including  LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.  
Post date: 29 Set 2017
Type: Tool

This guide, released by the National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation, presents the impact of window choice on energy performance for a range of typical home types (mid-floor apartment, mid-terrace house, semi-detached house, detached house). The guidance is developed from modelling results using the Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP).  
Post date: 27 Set 2017
Type: Publication

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology is coordinating BIMEET, a new European project bringing together 9 partners around BIM technology as a key digital support for the energy efficiency of the built environment.  
Post date: 25 Set 2017
Type: News

The Independent AirTightness Testing Scheme (iATS) is a scheme created for companies (including sole traders and partnerships) that carry out air tightness testing activities and to provide reassurance to clients that the work is carried out to a high degree of quality and integrity.   iATS is authorised to operate as a Competent Persons Scheme (CPS) for air tightness testing, effective from 18 April 2015.   If you would like more information about the scheme, please click on the link provided below.
Post date: 19 Set 2017
Type: Link

This training school will focus on Restorative Sustainability, Biophilia, and Sustainability Education, and will take place during a  four day period. The trainees will gain a deep understanding of Restorative Sustainability and the key topics from RESTORE working groups. Training School trainees (students, educators, and practitioners) will participate in multiple introduction seminars, action learning, team and individual presentations, study tours, and much more.  
Post date: 18 Set 2017
Type: Evento

Advancing knowledge in deep retrofit – Remo team attends Sustainable Places during EUSEW (2017) in June   If we are to heed to the message from a WSB2014 report stating “It is impossible to reach desirable climate change scenarios with the current building sector”, then retrofitting must sit squarely on the agenda. But what does it really take to uphold near-zero energy criteria on a district level?
Post date: 7 Set 2017
Type: News

CHESS SETUP is a project designing a solution to provide energy from renewable sources to buildings. The project´s first divulgation article aiming to explain and popularize CHESS SETUP's working principle and main objectives is available here.    
Post date: 7 Set 2017
Type: Publication

The aim of the ZERO-PLUS (Acronym of "Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology“) research project is to search for buildings design for new highly energy performing buildings.
Post date: 31 Ago 2017
Type: Caso