Very low energy buildings

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Post date: 25 Oct 2010
Type: Link

Post date: 25 Oct 2010
Type: Link

Post date: 24 Oct 2010
Type: Publication

Los edificios construidos según el estándar cuentan con un gran aislamiento térmico, un control riguroso de las infiltraciones y una calidad del aire interior máxima. Aprovechan la energía del sol para su climatización, con un consumo energético mínimo, del orden de un 70/90 % menos que los edificios convencionales.
Post date: 22 Oct 2010
Type: News

Brussels, 6-7 December 2010, Thon Hotel, Place Rogier. The Forum will consist of a half day plenary session, a half day parallel sessions on the 1st day and a half day plenary session on the 2nd day. The Forum will consist of the following key themes:What has CONCERTO achieved so far and how will the results be replicated? (plenary) Roadmap to sustainable built environment: elements for success? (plenary) How to optimize energy performance? (parallel session) Measuring success (parallel session)
Post date: 21 Oct 2010
Type: News

First of all, I'm a geek. I'm an organic food-eating, carbon footprint-minimizing, robotic surgery geek, and I really want to build green, but I'm very suspicious of all of these well-meaning articles, people long on moral authority and short on data telling me how to do these kinds of things. And so I have to figure this out for myself. For example: Is this evil? I have dropped a blob of organic yogurt from happy self-actualized local cows on my counter top, and I grab a paper towel, and I want to wipe it up. But can I use a paper towel? (Laughter)
Post date: 20 Oct 2010
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Redcar and Cleveland Council has teamed up with Sunderland developer Gentoo for the scheme. Now authority chiefs are hoping its leading model can be rolled out for future housing projects to meet tough UK housing rules, which state all new builds must be zero carbon by 2016. Residents of the zero carbon homes will save an estimated £1,000 a year on energy bills due to super-green technologies, from air-tight insulation and triple-glazing to solar photovoltaic roof panels.
Post date: 18 Oct 2010
Type: News

Marie Donnelly, who is now in charge of the directorate responsible for - New and Renewable Sources of Energy, Energy Efficiency and Innovation at DG ENER recently outlined a couple of the blocking points when it comes to energy efficiency – They included the fact that although everyone agrees that energy efficiency is a good idea, there is no denying the fact that You Have to Spend to Save! and that the Financial Sector, with some exceptions, is not yet buying in to its full potential to the Energy Efficiency Agenda.
Post date: 15 Oct 2010
Type: Note

Inspiriert vom Tagungsort Science College, einem sehr erfolgreichen Demonstrationsgebäude der Energieforschung, standen neben den Themen Lüften, Heizen, Akustik, Tageslicht und Nutzerverhalten natürlich erste Betriebsergebnisse des Science College im Mittelpunkt der Vorträge.  Die erste Phase des Monitorings hat gezeigt, dass Lüftungsanlage und Erdsonden störungsfrei laufen, die Wärmepumpen gute Leistungsdaten liefern und das Raumklima auch an heißen Tagen angenehm ist.
Post date: 15 Oct 2010
Type: News