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Post date: 17 Oct 2009
Type: Event

The conference was organised by the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre of the International Energy Agency together with Energie- und Umweltzentrum am Deister (E-U-Z) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics. In parallel to the AIVC conference the international symposium on "Airtightness of Buildings and Ductworks" took place accompanied by an exhibition of industry developments in this field. The conference papers will be offered soon for download on the AIVC website (http://www.aivc.org/).
Post date: 15 Oct 2009
Type: News

The Impact Advisor is a basic decision tool for policy makers or investment decision makers to pursue the idea of solar pool heating. The simple excel based Impact Advisor software tool will provide the following technical capacities:    calculation of dimensioning     building and operation costs     economic gains     energy savings and
Post date: 12 Oct 2009
Type: News

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Post date: 11 Oct 2009
Type: Event

The last two years have seen an historic shift in the global climate, in the economy and in the balance of politics. Major industrial and financial touchstones such as the car, insurance and banking industries have in parts collapsed. The rate of climate change, and lack of effective actions so far to combat it, are now driving stringent ghg emissions targets as never before. New industries will grow to meet society’s changing needs to adapt to, and mitigate against, climate change.
Post date: 8 Oct 2009
Type: News

DATAMINE is: – a concept providing data to be collected in order to monitor the energy performance of the existing building stock, – a convention ("language") for exchanging information about a building's energy related features between countries, – a scheme for evaluation of national databases and for international comparison. A full set of reports: – Harmonised Data Structure (Excel table with data field names and descriptions) – Executive Summary – Final Report
Post date: 6 Oct 2009
Type: Publication

Launched in 2008, the Citizens' Energy Forum brings together consumer organisations, industry, and government regulators to tackle practical energy-related issues which matter to consumers, such as switching suppliers, user-friendly billing and complaints-handling. The retail electricity market has been flagged as one of the problem markets in the Consumer Markets Scoreboard. Less than half (45%) of consumers find it easy to compare offers from energy providers, which can be one of the reasons why only 8% of consumer switched providers in the past two years.
Post date: 5 Oct 2009
Type: News