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 .
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The Centre offers the Building Energy Efficiency Policies database (BEEP). Policy-makers, practitioners, industry and researchers from all over the world will be able to access this database and look at effective policies which are being implemented. These policies include:
Post date: 28 Μάιος 2012
The report’s major findings for 2011 include:
• 29.7 GW of PV systems were connected to the grid in 2011, up from 16.8 GW in 2010; in terms of installed systems the estimated numbers are a minimum of 24.7 GW in 2011, up from a maximum of 21.8 GW in 2010
• With approximately 70 GW cumulative global installations, PV is now, after hydro and wind power, the third most important renewable energy source in terms of globally installed capacity
Post date: 22 Μάιος 2012
Veinte equipos procedentes de 15 países (Alemania, Dinamarca, España, Francia, Holanda, Hungría, Italia, Noruega, Portugal, Reino Unido, Rumanía, China, Japón, Brasil y Egipto), construirán su vivienda a tamaño real en un recinto abierto al público denominado “Villa Solar”.Durante la competición, las viviendas participantes deberán someterse a 10 pruebas que determinarán cuál es la ganadora: la casa que consuma la menor cantidad de recursos naturales, y produzca un mínimo de residuos durante su ciclo de vida, obteniendo toda la energía necesaria a partir del sol.
Post date: 14 Μάιος 2012
The objective of the participating teams is to design and build houses that consume as few natural resources as possible and produce minimum waste products during their life cycle. Particular emphasis is put on reducing energy consumption and on obtaining all the necessary energy from the sun.Twenty teams from 15 countries (Germany, Denmark, Spain, France, Holland, Hungary, Italy, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom, Romania, China, Japan, Brazil and Egypt) are building houses on the site called ¨Villa Solar¨ on the public premises of Casa del Campo, Madrid.
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Context of the ProjectThose were the ingredients required by UNOPS in the tender presented. The design of the Preliminary Plan of the building, presented by the winning consortium, an international group composed of Terradas Arquitectes (architecture), Trama TecnoAmbiental (engineering), from Barcelona and Régis Coté Associées Architectes from Quebec (architecture) met all the expectatios and the design was rated Leed Platinum.
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