Artificial lighting and daylight for buildings

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Innovative facade concepts are today more relevant than ever. The demand for natural ventilation in commercial buildings is increasing due to growing environmental consciousness while at the same time energy consumption for buildings has to be reduced. An advanced facade should allow for a comfortable indoor climate, sound protection and good lighting, thus minimising the demand for auxiliary energy input. Double skin facades (DSF) have become a major architectural element in office buildings over the last 15 years.
Post date: 6 Apr 2010
Type: Link

Post date: 17 Mär 2010
Type: Publication

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Post date: 13 Mär 2010
Type: Ereignis

The projects, which were competitively selected through the State Energy Program, represent the program's second round of funding that will total $74 million. Additional awards are expected to be made before the end of the year. Measures funded include installation of lighting and lighting controls, heating, cooling and controls, building envelope, photovoltaic systems, high efficiency biomass boilers, solar thermal, small wind generators and alternative-fuel refueling stations and vehicles.
Post date: 10 Mär 2010
Type: News

Saving Energy is a portal for  people who want to contribute to a lower energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.
Post date: 28 Feb 2010
Type: Link
Post date: 21 Feb 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 19 Feb 2010
Type: Fall