Building operation, monitoring, energy management

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Improved incandescent bulbs with halogen technology and light emitting diode (LEDs) lamps will also be available as alternatives to conventional incandescent bulbs, not just compact fluorescent lamps. Improved incandescent bulbs, which also produce light by incandescence, provide exactly the same light quality as conventional bulbs.Lamps that are banned will not be removed from the shop shelves on 1 September. Retailers are allowed to sell their existing stocks.
Post date: 9 Sep 2009
Type: News

International Journal of Ventilation - Volume 8, No 1, June 2009, pages 1-8
Post date: 3 Sep 2009
Type: Publication

Forest Leaf provide affordable, impartial Building Energy Ratings Certificates (BER Certs) for all new and existing residential dwellings throughout Ireland.  Forest Leaf BER Certs also provide Building surveys, Pre-aquisition surveys and snag lists as well as having full professional indemnity and public liability insurance.
Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Link

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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Event

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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Event

This new concept will reduce and smartly manage the electrical energy required from the grid favouring the wider use of renewable energy sources in any type of building and district level. It will reduce raw material use for thermal performance and improve the indoor environment, the quality and security of energy supply at building, including Cultural Heritage, and district level.
Post date: 28 Aug 2009
Type: News

The Effinergie association was created in May 2006 to promote low energy buildings in France. The initiative was taken by regional authorities, and particularly the Alsace, Franche-Comté, Languedoc-Roussillon and Rhône-Alpes regions. The objectives are to combine and optimize implementation of regional approaches, and to federate construction professionals and local communities.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2009
Type: Case

Dena indicates the possible reduction of energy use as follows: - optimised use of server capacity: 35 % and more - thermal improvement of the centre (splitting into warm and cold air spaces): 20 % - use of modern and energy efficient IT hardware: up to 15 % - optimised use of programs and data can lead to a possible reduction of the number of servers. On the website www.energieeffizienz-im-service.de a guidebook and an information graphic for download is offered.
Post date: 27 Aug 2009
Type: News