Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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Improved incandescent bulbs with halogen technology and light emitting diode (LEDs) lamps will also be available as alternatives to conventional incandescent bulbs, not just compact fluorescent lamps. Improved incandescent bulbs, which also produce light by incandescence, provide exactly the same light quality as conventional bulbs.Lamps that are banned will not be removed from the shop shelves on 1 September. Retailers are allowed to sell their existing stocks.
Post date: 9 Sep 2009
Type: News

ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'. The project addresses 6 technical issues:EPBD requires Member States to define building energy performance requirements... but did the Member States take this opportunity to strengthen their existing legislation? Member States are free to define their calculation methods and their requirements... Is it therefore possible to compare requirements across Europe? If yes, are the requirements from one country more severe than
Post date: 9 Sep 2009
Type: News

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Post date: 31 Aug 2009
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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Ereignis

Information paper P198 (initially P152) of the European Project ASIEPI. This information paper is an updated version of P152 (2009) and P197 (April 2010) and replaces them.
Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Publication

The implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has caused in most of the EU Member States more severe requirements for the energy demand of buildings. In order to meet these requirements, not only buildings components with better U-values and more efficient building systems have to be used, also the ventilation losses have to be reduced. A contribution to this necessary reduction is the improvement of the building envelope airtightness, mainly the airtightness of building components and joints.
Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Publication

The Effinergie association was created in May 2006 to promote low energy buildings in France. The initiative was taken by regional authorities, and particularly the Alsace, Franche-Comté, Languedoc-Roussillon and Rhône-Alpes regions. The objectives are to combine and optimize implementation of regional approaches, and to federate construction professionals and local communities.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2009
Type: Fall

The core measures of the energy concept are:a highly efficient airtight facade system without thermal bridges that reduces the heating and cooling need to a minimum and provides at the same time a high daylight quality. The energy need shall be reduced by factor 5 compared to regular new buildings in the area ground coupled capillary tubes in the plastry of the ceilings for a comfortable and stable indoor climate in summer and winter
Post date: 27 Aug 2009
Type: News