Building envelope (walls, windows,...)

  AnTherm provides totally new capabilities for evaluating building envelope elements or even whole buildings with particular attention to thermal bridges and (optionally) vapour diffusion. It provides modern three dimensional visualization functionality speeding up the complex evaluation process in terms of qualitative research followed by quantitative (numerical) analysis of results.
Post date: 3 Aug 2009
Type: Tool

Under the agreement, the United States and China will exchange experts and technicians to learn from each other's experiences with efficient building technologies, including: high-performance HVAC, insulation, lighting, cold storage, geothermal heat pumps, building-integrated photovoltaics and solar thermal systems.
Post date: 27 Jul 2009
Type: News

Post date: 26 Jul 2009
Type: Ereignis

Post date: 24 Jul 2009
Type: Publication

This free online guide gives tips, tricks, facts and projects about saving energy and water. You can click through an animated home to see the worst spots for wasting power, air and water or explore the interactive map to get energy cost and CO2 stats for each of the 50 USA states. You can also find stories of three ambitious homeowners who have taken energy savings to extremes, heating their house with a room full of sand or powering it with a waterfall.
Post date: 24 Jul 2009
Type: Publication

Green roofs are not new; they have been used for thousands of years because they helped insulate, thrived in the sun instead of rotting, and other than the increased structure, they were cheap, etc. Green roofs came into their own early in the decade, primarily due to the great work of Steven Peck and Green Roofs for Healthy Cities; They turned it into a movement, "to increase the awareness of the economic, social, and environmental benefits of green roof infrastructure. " By 2003 they were even running awards programmes.
Post date: 22 Jul 2009
Type: Link

Post date: 20 Jul 2009
Type: Link