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CO2-online heating atlas

The heating atlas is a graphical presentation of the German energy consumption based on 10 % of the heated building floor area in relation to all German buildings. Here you find energy consumption data of 50,000 buildings throughout Germany,...
Data origin: Due to internet consultancy for energy efficiency over many years, co2online owns about one million of different building data, being representative for the whole centrally heated building stock in Germany....
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UK: Cutting central government emissions by 10% in 12 months

Carbon emissions from central government will be cut by 10% in the next 12 months, Prime Minister David Cameron announced today. This is the most ambitious commitment on UK Government emissions ever made – and will provide strong and decisive...
A government steering group will be established to ensure the delivery of this emissions target. The steering group will be chaired by the Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne, and comprise representatives from key departments...
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School refurbishment combined with local solar heating

An existing local heating structure, buildings which needed refurbishment and the availability of sufficient space for storage tanks and for a solar energy system all spoke in favour of installing a local solar heating system in the school and...
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Expo leading the way to a greener, cleaner future

The World Expo will boost the concept of ecology and environmental protection and stimulate scientific research and technology development, officials from Shanghai Science and Technology Commission said yesterday. And they said the green and cutting...
"Green, low-carbon and environmental protection are the themes of the World Expo," said Shou Ziqi, director of the commission. "The whole process of Expo designing, construction, operation and after-Expo use are all in line with the...
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International workshop on 'Large scale national implementation plans for building airtightness assessment: A must for 2020!'

This international workshop aims to give a good overview of all the issues involved in building airtightness, with specific attention to planning aspects, execution and evaluation. Attention will also be given to the point of view of key...
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EPBD recast: an overview

This slide presentation from the European project HARMONAC provides an overview of the content of the future recast of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive.
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USE Efficiency - Universities and Students for energy Efficiency

The IEE USE Efficiency project intends to create a common stream for energy efficiency systems in university buildings. Universities and students are proposed as shining examples both for energy efficiency solutions and for energy...
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EESI – European Energy Service Initiative: challenges and chances for energy performance contracting in Europe

The European Energy Service Initiative (EESI) broadly promotes the implementation of energy performance contracting, contributing strongly to the establishment of effective energy service markets in Europe. Results from the current market analysis...
According to the European Commission, more than 20% of EU’s energy consumption is wasted through inefficiency. A large part of the available energy saving potential lies within buildings. This potential can be effectively targeted using...