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Post date: 10 Mar 2010
Type: Link

Events include: Energy efficiency in SMEs - opportunities, obstacles and needs Future cities = heat pump cities? Rational use of energy for space heating, current and future situation Acceptance of biogas as a secure and sustainable source of energy for cities, rural areas and islands Bioenergy in the national renewable energy action plans (REAP) Sustainable Energy Communities - From strategy and vision to practical implementation and monitoring
Post date: 8 Mar 2010
Type: News

Post date: 8 Mar 2010
Type: News

IDEAL-EPBD will investigate why the response of households towards the energy label is limited so far: What are the reasons (or barriers) for dwelling owners to take the energy label into account or not? What are the reasons for dwelling owners to take the additional proposed measures or not? IDEAL-EPBD is a project co-funded by the European Union under the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme. The project is running from October 1, 2008 until October 1, 2011 and has project partners in 10 EU countries.
Post date: 7 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

The way buildings are built today will determine their behaviour for many years. Therefore energy efficiency and sustainable building practices are a must in the construction methods of the 21st century. Solar shading, internal and/or external, should be part of every energy- efficient building, newly built or renovated.  
Post date: 3 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Post date: 2 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Günther Oettinger, Commissioner responsible for Energy, said: "B iomass is one of the most important resources for reaching our renewable energy targets. It already contributes more than half of renewable energy consumption in the EU, providing a clean, secure and competitive energy resource. With this report, the Commission provides recommendations to Member States concerning sustainability criteria for solid biomass and biogas. A review is foreseen in 18 months in order to assess whether the scheme needs to be modified, including through the introduction of some mandatory standards...
Post date: 1 Mar 2010
Type: News

Saving Energy is a portal for  people who want to contribute to a lower energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.
Post date: 28 Feb 2010
Type: Link