Post date: 19 Jan 2010
Finland has set minimum requirements in the National Building Code for
thermal insulation and ventilation of new buildings since 1976. The
requirements have been changed several times in order to improve energy
efficiency in buildings.
The changes have been made in 2003, when the level of the requirements
was tightened by 25-30%, and in 2007, when the requirements were
changed because of the implementation of the EPBD. The latest tightened
(-30%) requirements were given on December 2008 and will come into
force in the beginning of 2010.
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Web suite of building energy simulators that model energy, comfort, and daylighting performance, and give estimates of the long-term cost of utilities. The simulations restrict flexibility in order to offer users greater ease-of-use and speed. The tool can be quickly mastered by non-technical designers, and runs fast enough to allow them the scope to experiment with many different versions of a design during a single sitting.
Post date: 11 Dec 2009
YIT Office Building is a typical modern five-storey office building and was completed in October
2005. The ground floor (900 m²) serves as a workshop and storage facility and the remaining four
floors (6 000 m²) have both open-plan and cellular office spaces. There is a large glass roofed
atrium in the centre of the building extending from the first floor to the roof. In the lower part of
Post date: 25 Nov 2009
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It is the first commercially available system powerful enough to automate any organization's energy benchmarking needs. Software can put your organization on the fast track for bulk benchmarking of your customers in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. It helps in accomplishing ESP’s goal to provide benchmarking of energy data on a bigger scale. It helps organizations create processes for automatic authentication of customers using custom id values.
Post date: 16 Nov 2009
Climate protection needs to promote development that is ecologically, economically and socially sustainable. Indicators of sustainable well-being should be elaborated to complement gross domestic product data.
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Key points concerning the design
Post date: 29 Sep 2009