energy use

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Optimising the energy use of technical building systems – unleashing the power of the EPBD’s article 8   This webinar will present the results of the recently published Ecofys study “Optimising the energy use of technical building systems (TBS) – unleashing the power of the EPBD’s Article 8”.   During this webinar, the authors will elaborate on the study and on the underlying questions, such as:
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Event

Data streams relevant for energy use in buildings are increasing. Many households have “smart” meters in place or are installing smart thermostats or smart plugs; and the first Internet of things (IoT) applications are entering households. We see similar developments in commercial buildings.   This wealth of data provides new opportunities to better understand and control energy use in buildings. Significant energy saving potentials are claimed. Nevertheless, there are also serious challenges, like privacy and cybersecurity issues, and the variety of platforms.  
Post date: 5 Apr 2017
Type: Event

Measure guideline: Ventilation guidance for residential high performance new construction- Multifamily  
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

In 2013, a collaborative effort to evaluate the impact of ventilation system flow rates on interior comfort conditions, space-conditioning energy consumption and condensate generation as well as concentrations of certain indoor air contaminants was initiated by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), the Florida Solar Energy Centre (FSEC), and the Florida Home Energy and Resources Organisation (Florida HERO).
Post date: 3 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Die Studie beschäftigt sich damit, welche Einsparungen durch energieeffiziente Wohnhäuser in der Praxis tatsächlich erreichbar sind. Dafür wurden die Verbrauchskennwerte energetisch sanierter und neuer Ein- und Mehrfamilienhäuser ausgewertet. Die 121 untersuchten Effizienzhäuser umfassen 50 neue Ein- und Zweifamilienhäuser, 7 neue Mehrfamilienhäuser, 46 energetisch sanierte Ein- und Zweifamilienhäuser und 18 energetisch sanierte Mehrfamilienhäuser. Alle Häuser haben eine gedämmte Gebäudehülle und eine effiziente Anlagentechnik.
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Personal Energy Administration Kiosk application: an ICT-ecosystem for Energy Savings through Behavioural Change, Flexible Tariffs and Fun    
Post date: 27 Jan 2017
Type: Link

This report, released by the Institute for Market Transformation (IMT), analyses key barriers, while presenting current national trends and solutions for how commercial real estate professionals, energy management information systems (EMIS) vendors, utilities, and local government actors can spread the usage of EMIS and with it create lasting change in energy management.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

The aim of the 12th Advanced Building Skins Conference is to contribute to a multidisciplinary integrated planning approach by architects, engineers, scientists and manufacturers to reduce energy consumption of buildings.   Topics covered include:   Policies, Finance, Business Models  
Post date: 2 Dec 2016
Type: Event

Green Paper on Energy Efficiency - Discussion Paper of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy   The Green Paper on Energy Efficiency, released by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, is the beginning of a consultation process with the aim of a medium-term to long-term strategy for the reduction of the country’s energy consumption.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

Analysis of information, empowerment and training measures in Member States National Energy Efficiency Action Plans    
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
Type: Publication