Public and non-residential buildings

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Excellence in energy for the tourism industry

This document shows the slides used to inform about the European Project "Hotel Energy Solutions" when it was launched in November 2008.
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Hotel Energy Solutions - Fact sheet

The European project Hotel Energy Solutions is an initiative designed to increase the competitiveness and sustainability of the accommodation sector in the European Union. It will deliver training, information and technical support to guide...
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Description of European Prototype Tool for Evaluation of Building Performance and the national tools

The aim of the project Building EQ "Tools and methods for linking EPBD and continuous commissioning) is to support the introduction of both certification according to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2002/91/EC) and...
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AdVent Case 2 GSIS Building Athens

The building provides offices for the General Secretariat of Information Systems (GSIS), a public administration agency belonging to the Greek Ministry of Economy and Finance. The building was initially constructed in the 1960. An initial retrofit...
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BusinessWeek: Dagher Engineering - An Office Renovation Pays for Itself

Dagher Engineering's office, in Manhattan's historic Financial District, became one of the first in the country to receive LEED Gold Certified Commercial Interior certification, from the U.S. Green Building Council. The case is presented in...
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Adaptive Thermal Comfort and Ventilation

Existing thermal comfort standards and methods cover mainly thermal comfort conditions under steady state conditions. Most of the thermal comfort studies have been carried out in laboratories and are based on evaluations of the heat transfer between...
Ventilation Information Paper (VIP) No12 of AIVC (Air Infiltration and Ventilation Center)
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Forest Leaf BER Certs

Forest Leaf provide affordable, impartial Building Energy Ratings Certificates (BER Certs) for all new and existing residential dwellings throughout Ireland. Forest Leaf BER Certs also provide Building surveys, Pre-aquisition surveys and snag lists...
Forest Leaf provide affordable, impartial Building Energy Ratings Certificates (BER Certs) for all new and existing residential dwellings throughout Ireland.  Forest Leaf BER Certs also provide Building surveys, Pre-aquisition surveys and...
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German embassy in Canberra to become a zero emission building

The German embassy building in Canberra, Australia, will be soon retrofitted in an energy efficient way. The foreign ministry has assigned Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics to develop an energy efficient retrofit concept which aims at an...
The core measures of the energy concept are:a highly efficient airtight facade system without thermal bridges that reduces the heating and cooling need to a minimum and provides at the same time a high daylight quality. The energy need...