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ARTEMIS European Project - eDIANA: Embedded Systems for Energy Efficient Buildings

eDIANA (Embedded Systems for Energy Efficient Buildings) addresses the need of achieving energy efficiency in buildings through innovative solutions based on embedded systems. The main goal of eDIANA, is to enable sustainable urban life through...
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EPI-CREM

The aim of EPI-CREM (Energy Performance Integration in Corporate Real Estate Management) is to embed energy efficiency into existing Corporate Real Estate Management processes. Until now, most public building organizations don’t pay much attention...
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Welcome to the ambitious saving-goals!

Energy efficient systems of the building automation together with new energy service models offer a great basis for ambitious saving-goals! The goal is a 20 % reduction in CO² emissions until 2020....

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Energy efficient refurbishment: Ruins of a pre-war holiday building to become most energy efficient youth hostel

Prora was a 4.5 km long block building planned and erected between 1935 and 1939 on the island of Rügen in Germany. After the war the listed building was not in use and fell into decay. Now a 500 m long section of the building will be refurbished to...
The energy efficient retrofit concept is based on a reduction of the primary energy need to a third of the German requirements for new buildings and on the environmental friendly supply of the remaining need including the neutralisation of...
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A Source for Dutch Energy Figures

KOMPAS Energiecijfers will get you in an interactive way data on energy and all aspects of energy use in the built environment. The availability of accurate and reliable information is an essential condition for effective CO2 reduction policies and...
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Low energy building retrofit of a commercial building from 1960

A building refurbishment of a commercial building from 1960, publicly sponsored by the German Ministry of Economy and Technology within the EnOB research initiative was done by the Remscheider Entsorgungsbetriebe (REB). By the refurbishment, primary...
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Energy Efficient Social Housing in Malta - Birkirkara Tal-Ftieh, a Pilot Study

Due to higher demand for housing in Malta, local single-family dwellings, typically terraced houses, are being demolished to make way for maisonettes and multiple storey apartments. This increases the energy demand per square metre that would lead...
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Passive school in Neckargemünd, Germany

This new passive educational building in Neckargemünd (Germany) has a surface of 14 100 m2 and is occupied since scholar year 2008-2009 by 1300 pupils. The investment is 24 M€ with an overcost of 7% compared to a classical new building and with...