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One might ask why certify at all? The reasons vary from stronger branding with an environmental profile and ensuring a good indoor environment, to energy efficiency and “guaranteed” building quality leading to more tenants and higher occupancy rates which ultimately can give increased financial value of a building. All this leads to an important message which is to understand the certification systems and to be able to compare them on a good level.
Post date: 26 Jan 2013
Type: News

Post date: 30 Nov 2012
Type: Ereignis

Neben effizienten Technologien ging es zugleich auch um das notwendige Know-how im Bereich energieeffizienter Gebäude. So setzt die dena im Rahmen bestehender Pilotprojekte in Qinhuangdao, Harbin und Shijiazhuang vor allem auf Maßnahmen zur Qualitätssicherung in Planung, Bau und Betrieb, um das Verständnis vor Ort für Effizienzhäuser zu erhöhen und die Qualität bei Nachahmungsprojekten zu erhöhen.
Post date: 21 Nov 2012
Type: News

BEEP database is a global one stop shop for building energy codes, labelling and incentive schemes implemented in the 28 IEA member countries, BRICS countries and Tunisia for a total of 34 countries. BEEP currently provides detailed information on more than 400 building energy codes, 200 labelling schemes and 200 incentive schemes.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2012
Type: Tool

The jury for the 2012 Energy Efficiency Innovator Awards has selected the International Energy Agency’s Building Energy Efficiency Policies (BEEP) database as the winner in its “Projects” category. The prize will be bestowed to Dr Yamina SAHEB at the Energy Efficiency Innovator Awards Ceremony in Monaco on November 9th, 2012 .
Post date: 31 Okt 2012
Type: News

An NGO which has surveyed 8 Chinese cities identified as green leaders by China's top economic planning body, the National Development and Reform Commission, found that public knowledge of the low-carbon agenda and the green actions people can take is already widespread. But only a minority were implementing these ideals. As an example, Household energy use was – unsurprisingly – closely correlated with income, social status and local energy supply.
Post date: 27 Aug 2012
Type: News