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The German Ministry for Transport, Building and Urban Affairs contracted Fraunhofer-IBP in cooperation with the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning and the company Megawatt to issue an energy certificate based on calculations with the standard DIN V 18599. The complex energy supply concept includes combined heat and power units based on biofuel, absorption cooling, seasonal heat and cold storages and connects via local district heating and cooling networks several parliamentary buildings.
Post date: 17 Dec 2009
Type: Case

The EPC community has for mission statement to demonstrate the benefits of using Energy Performance Contracting and to stimulate the adoption of this building energy efficiency tool accross Europe.
Post date: 17 Dec 2009
Type: Topic

The first market approach is called 'Quality Declaration'. The declaration provides a checklist of quality criteria for outstanding boiler installations. It will be issued by installers and should form part of contracts with end consumers. The second approach is referred to as 'Performance Guarantee'. It centres on guarantees of high seasonal efficiencies and energy savings of new heating systems.
Post date: 16 Dec 2009
Type: News

The deadline for responses to the consultation is 15 January 2010. The new Commission will then make a detailed proposal to the Spring European Council. To view the consultation document and send your comments please go to: http://ec.europa.eu/eu2020
Post date: 16 Dec 2009
Type: News

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Post date: 13 Dec 2009
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Post date: 13 Dec 2009
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Post date: 13 Dec 2009
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