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IDA ICE is a dynamic multi-zone simulation application for accurate study of thermal indoor climate of individual zones as well as the energy consumption of entire buildings.Version 4 will bereleased in August 2009
Newsletter is a quarterly newsletter/journal. The aim with the
newsletter is to present heat pump technology, markets and market development,
and information from annexes in the Programme. The newsletter is presented in a
full version and in a short version, an e-newsletter. The e-newsletter contains
short summaries of articles and news and the e-newsletter can easily be handed
out and distributed to a large audience. The interested readers can turn to the
full version of the newsletter for the complete articles.
Buildings (both domestic and non-domestic) in EU are responsible for approximately 40% of the primary energy use. This makes buildings the largest 'energy-using-sector' in the Union. From the energy point of view, one can reduce consumption: by using building products that are sustainable (e.g. have little embodied energy), by designing and constructing buildings that use as little energy as possible with respect to heating, cooling, ventilation, etc. and by maintaining and operating buildings without wasting energy.