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Inhalte des Toolkits Das IT-Toolkit bietet dem Anwender Unterstützung in unterschiedlichen Formen, so z.B. durch Berichte und Leitfäden als pdf-Dokumente, einen interaktiven Vergleich von Energieverbräuchen, mehr als 70 beispielhafte Sanierungsprojekte, die wie in einer Internetseite strukturiert zusammengestellt sind, Berechnungstools mit gebäudespezifischen Eingaben durch den Nutzer und eine detaillierte Checkliste für eine Gebäudebegehung.Im Einzelnen besteht das Toolkit aus folgenden Instrumenten:
Post date: 27 Jun 2011
Type: Tool

An overview of the current status of implementation and plans for future development of the EPBD in Finland.  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 programme under the contract IEE/
Post date: 16 Jun 2011
Type: Publication

Project description The HosPilot project develops a service able to propose the most efficient technical solutions about HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning) and Lighting for refurbishing a hospital. At the same time, it will help to increase well-being and comfort for the end users. The service will be distributed as a software tool designed for decision makers of hospital. EPSHP Pilot
Post date: 24 May 2011
Type: Case

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.
Post date: 15 Apr 2011
Type: News

Post date: 4 Mar 2011
Type: Event

CEMBUREAU, the European Cement Association based in Brussels, is the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe. The Association acts as spokesperson for the cement industry before the European Union institutions and other public authorities, and communicates the industry’s views on all issues and policy developments with regard to technical, environmental, energy and promotional issues. Permanent dialogue is maintained with EU institutions, international authorities and other international associations.
Post date: 31 Jan 2011
Type: Link

Post date: 22 Dec 2010
Type: Link

The municipalities aim to achieve carbon neutrality, i.e. to decrease their greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 80 percent from the 2007 level by 2030. One of them has adopted an even more ambitious objective: a 30 percent reduction on the 2007 emissions level by 2012. In 2008, the municipalities participating in the Carbon Neutral Municipalities (Canemu) project  -  Kuhmoinen, Mynämäki, Padasjoki, Parikkala and Uusikaupunki -  took immediate and concrete steps to cut emissions.
Post date: 10 Dec 2010
Type: News

This Community aims at discussing on the challenge of insulating a building from the inside. It disseminates the most relevant publications, technologies and news. In particular, it raises awareness to the building sector on the contribution of product materials to insulate buildings from the inside. This Community is facilitated by  EUROGYPSUM, the European federation of national associations of gypsum products manufacturers.
Post date: 8 Dec 2010
Type: Topic

“Working together is of great importance in climate work, and this project further strengthens our common commitment to go beyond the EU goals in reducing CO2 emissions,” says Mr Sten Nordin, Mayor of Stockholm. To engage with the general public on the subject of energy efficiency, the COMBAT project arranges so called energy days and other activities for citizens and stakeholders. “Establishing a dialogue with the citizens and companies is crucial if we are to achieve the targets set for energy efficiency,” states Mr Pekka Sauri, Deputy Mayor of Helsinki.
Post date: 3 Dec 2010
Type: News