Ed Davey, the Environment Secretary, says there will be no cap on wind farms, as he insists that Green levies must stay and might have to be paid through taxes.New taxes to pay for environmental schemes are being considered as part of a deal to cut household energy bills, it can be disclosed.The taxpayer would foot the bill for two of the “green” schemes, all of which are currently paid for through a levy on gas and electricity bills.
Post date: 11 dec 2013
This report from the French Program RAGE 2012 presents different strategies for the energy renovation of an existing building, with detailed charts according to different situations. It also contains 10 files providing technical solutions: which concern insulation techniques of the building envelope, windows, ventilation systems, heating systems.
Post date: 9 okt 2013
On March 18 and 19th 2013, 120 participants attended the international conference in Vienna on External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS) organised by EUMEPS. The presentations from this masterclass are available through this link.
Post date: 22 aug 2013
Post date: 6 aug 2013
Video about techniques and materials for the realization of a green roof retrofitting and related benefits for low energy retrofitting interventions and improvement of the energy performance of existing buildings.The video has been used during the vocational training courses for Construction Professionals, Electrical Installers and Thermo-Hydraulic Installers overseen by the REE_TROFIT project.
Post date: 9 jul 2013
Post date: 28 jan 2013
This survey is addressed to HVAC experts or HVAC end-users in different environments (industry, ships, construction building etc.); It aims at identifying and developing an innovative approach for ducts insulation
We edited this survey to collect feedback from different kinds of users.
The main objective is to draw a realistic overview of the state of the art and, overall, the needs and requirements which could enable to perform a real innovation in this sector.
time required to fill in survey is approx. 15-20 minutes.
Post date: 2 jan 2013
Green Deal Qualifications include: Green Deal Domestic AdviceGreen Deal Non-Domestic AdviceEnergy Efficiency Awareness. Areas in which City & Guilds offer Green Deal Installers Qualifications include: Insulation and Building TreatmentsPlumbing, Natural Gas, Heating and VentilationElectrotechnical TechnologiesEnvironmental Technologies and MicrogenerationSMART Metering.
Post date: 12 dec 2012
To read more about Big Energy Savings Week, please click here.For more information in England and Wales see citizensadvice.org.uk
Post date: 31 okt 2012
Post date: 3 sep 2012