Heat Pumps in buildings

Opportunities for heating and cooling - Study

Digitalisation is the innovative use of information and communications technologies, in particular the large-scale rollout of smart devices and sensors, and the use of big data collection and analysis. In the context of meeting the energy savings...

Smart Readiness Indicator: driving the uptake of smart solutions in buildings

This report summarizes the highlights from the European Copper Institute's (ECI) inputs to the Interim Report and the Second Progress Report by the consortium on the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) for buildings. ECI welcomes the Commission’s effort...

BINE-Projektinfo 10/2016 "Fuel cell generates electricity and heat for homes"

New fuel cell units generate heat energy and electrical energy with an efficiency of over 90 percent running on natural gas, and on hydrogen and methane produced using renewable energy. With the help of extensive tests in single and two-...

BINE-Projektinfo 10/2016 "Brennstoffzelle erzeugt Strom und Wärme fürs Haus"

Neue Brennstoffzellen-Heizgeräte erzeugen als Mini-KWK-Anlagen mit über 90 % Wirkungsgrad Wärme und elektrische Energie auf Basis von Erdgas oder aus erneuerbaren Energien erzeugtem Wasserstoff und Methan. Mithilfe von umfangreichen Tests...

How to develop support schemes for Renewable Heating and Cooling

The FROnT manual of good practices provides guidance for policy makers establishing successful support schemes for renewable heating and cooling. It does so in order to help them effectively deliver competitive, affordable, and sustainable...

Underfloor Heating – a guide for house builders (NF71)

This guide, released by the National House Building Council (NHBC) Foundation & the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA), provides guidance for designers and house builders on the design, installation and...

SHC 2015 proceedings

Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry (SHC 2015)   This publication contains the proceedings (123 manuscripts) of the 4th International Conference on...

BINE Projektinfo 09/2016: Sonnenhäuser energetisch und ökonomisch bewertet

Sonnenhäuser weisen einen Primärenergiebedarf von maximal 15 kWh/m²a für Heizung und Hilfsenergie. In den gut gedämmten Gebäuden deckt eine Solaranlage typischerweise zwischen 60 und 70 % des Wärmebedarfs. Der Rest wird meist über eine...

A potential practice for urban heat island mitigation

The use of reflective and permeable pavements as a potential practice for heat island mitigation and stormwater management   Elevated summertime temperatures in cities increase energy demand for cooling. This paper...

CIBSE Guide B1: Heating

This volume, is part of “CIBSE Guide B: Heating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration”, providing guidance on the practical design of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems. The guide, released by the Chartered...