Building operation, monitoring, energy management

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Post date: 27 Pro 2009
Type: Event

See also Part I of this study "Towards additional policies to improve the environmental performance of buildings" at http://www.buildup.eu/publications/6921. It reviews the barriers towards energy efficiency and the measures to overcome. It then compiles an overview over existing and planned EU policy instruments dealing with the environmental and energy performance of buildings, building elements and equipment.
Post date: 25 Pro 2009
Type: Publication

Turning off office equipment over the Christmas period could save UK business £70 million in costs and slash over 450 thousand tonnes of carbon. Figures released by the Carbon Trust today show switching off non-essential kit over the festive period could make a big impact on businesses’ bottom lines: saving around nine million pounds and stopping over 50 thousand tonnes of carbon being pumped into the atmosphere every day.
Post date: 22 Pro 2009
Type: Novinky

The Code for Sustainable Homes was introduced in April 2007 as a standard to improve the overall sustainability of new homes. 'The Code' scores against a star rating system, using one to six stars depending on how the property performs against categories such as energy use, waste, materials and water.
Post date: 22 Pro 2009
Type: Novinky

In October 2009 the construction work of the world largest Passive House settlement with 1.700 flat at 100.000 m² has started.  Within a tender the City administration of Vienna has stated the Passive House standard as a precondition for building on the 20 ha former railway area. 7 property developer have submitted their concepts for building story buildings, showing a Heating energy demand between 7 and 15 kWh/m².a. The residual heat energy demand will be covered by district heating and the settlement is very close to an underground station.
Post date: 21 Pro 2009
Type: Věc

Post date: 21 Pro 2009
Type: Tool

Urban areas represent around 70% of the energy consumption of the EU yet the potential for sustainable energy related investments remains largely untapped. The ELENA facility aims at helping cities and regions implement viable investment projects in the areas of energy efficiency; renewable energy sources and sustainable urban transport, replicating success stories from other parts of Europe. Projects will be assessed by engineers and economists at the EIB. The technical assistance will be funded from the Intelligent Energy Europe II (IEE) programme.
Post date: 18 Pro 2009
Type: Novinky

Post date: 18 Pro 2009
Type: Tool

Post date: 18 Pro 2009
Type: Tool