The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case studies were identified and analysed – 77 from the REQUEST partner countries and 18 from non-participating countries (EU and beyond). 29 of these were considered best practice. (http://www.building-request.eu/info/review-and-research)
Post date: 15 Nov 2011
ESTEC 2011 is setting new trends for solar thermal! For the first time, the biennial European Solar Thermal Energy Conference is being held outside Germany, the largest European market by far. In selecting France as the host country, ESTIF and ENERPLAN - the co-organizer of ESTEC 2011 - wanted to stress that the solar thermal market growth is increasingly coming from other large European countries, and in choosing Marseille, the gateway to the Mediterranean, highlight this region’s huge potential both from the northern and southern shores.
Post date: 25 Oct 2011
The OPEN HOUSE methodology assesses the whole life- cycle of a building:
Post date: 22 Aug 2011
An overview of the current status of implementation and plans for future development of the EPBD in Cyprus. The report covers updates to the legislation, certification for residential, non residential and public buildings, quality assurance, training and examinations for qualified experts, inspections, including quality control mechanisms, information and communication campaigns, and
incentives and subsidies. This report is part of the work performed within the Concerted Action EPBD, co-funded by the Community´s Intelligent Energy Europe
Post date: 17 Jun 2011
This specification is intended to be a guide for designing an Active House, as a building that combines energy efficiency with specific attention to the indoor climate and focus on user’s health and well-being. The scope of this specification is residential buildings. The Active House specification is intended to be a guideline for construction and design industries at an international level. It seeks innovative approaches at technical levels whilst introducing goals of architectural quality and environmental design responsiveness and still securing energy efficiency.
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How to use the bulb selector:
1. Select your parameters – in the green upper half of the selector, drag the light bulbs to the desired criteria. Click the grey light bulbs if you wish to search for the corresponding criteria.
2. View the results – in the lower half.What do the results show?
Three bulb photos on the left show which bulbs meet your needs (red text means no bulb of that type matches your criteria).
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