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Post date: 18 Dec 2012
Type: Publication

Terms like "net zero energy", "zero net energy", "net zero carbon" or "EQuilibrium" buildings are in widespread use. But these terms have different meaning and are poorly understood, even though several IEA countries have adopted them as goal of their building energy policies.   IEA SHC project "Task 40" aims at filling this gap with a clear definition and international agreement on the measures of building performance that could inform "zero energy" building policies, programmes and industry adoption.  
Post date: 6 Dec 2012
Type: Link

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own!
Post date: 29 Nov 2012
Type: News

Renewable and natural energy sources, main components of sustainable energy systems, can only be made continuously available to users through thermal energy storage (TES). In addition to heating TES provides several flexible alternatives for cooling systems.
Post date: 27 Nov 2012
Type: Publication

Great potential for enhancing Motor Systems efficiencyMajor measures for improvement include:
Post date: 26 Nov 2012
Type: Link

Der, von der International Energy Agency vorgestellte, World Energy Outlook offenbart erschreckende Szenarien zum Energieverbrauch der kommenden 20-40 Jahre. Diese Szenarien sagen aus, dass selbst nach international gesetzten Energieeinsparzielen die Energieversorgung von Nachhaltigkeit noch weit entfernt ist. Eine Energiewende ist laut Experten weltweit dringend notwendig.
Post date: 21 Nov 2012
Type: Note

Post date: 20 Nov 2012
Type: Publication

Post date: 19 Nov 2012
Type: Publication

Post date: 19 Nov 2012
Type: Publication