Heat Pumps in buildings

Publication

BINE Projekt Info 9/2017: Gasmotor-Wärmepumpe versorgt sanierte Wohnanlage

Die BINE Projektinfo präsentiert ein energieeffizientes Quartiersprojekt in der Münchner Innenstadt. Im Stadtteil Haidhausen wurde von der städtischen Wohnungsgesellschaft GWG ein Komplex aus mehreren Mehrfamilienhäusern aus den 1950er...
News

Stuttgart's zoo plans geothermal heating system for its elephant house

The City of Stuttgart plans to implement a geothermal system into a new tunnel (Rosensteintunnel) in the vicinity of the city’s zoo “Wilhelma”. The geothermal heat and the waste heat of the traffic shall be used to heat one of the new...
Publication

BINE Project Info 6/2017: Servers heat office building

Data centres are among the biggest electrical energy consumers. In the Renew IT project scientists from five countries examined how data centres could be supplied almost entirely with renewable energy. This BINE project info presents a...
Link

Heat Pump KEYMARK

The Heat Pump KEYMARK is a voluntary, independent, European certification mark for all heat pumps, combination heat pumps and heat pump water heaters (as covered by Ecodesign, EU Regulation 813/2013 and 814/2013).   It is based on...
Publication

Heat Pumping Technologies Magazine Vol.35 No 2/2017

Report from the 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference: Vol.35 No 2/2017   The recently released issue of the Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT) Magazine highlights the 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference  and summarises some of the numerous...
News

Norway to become the first country to ban the use of oil for heating buildings by 2020

Reuters, 15 June 2017       Oil producer Norway will prohibit the use of oil and paraffin to heat buildings from 2020 as it tries to rein in domestic emissions of greenhouse gases, the government said on Thursday.   The ban...
News

E2VENT updates: project progress

“Energy Efficient Ventilated Façades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling low energy architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings.”   E2VENT project is a research project...
Fall

Søreide primary school: Norway

The school was built in 2012/13 as a public private partnership. The main energy related targets were to achieve passive house standard, to use prefabricated timber facades and renewable energy sources. The building should reach high...