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Retrofit vs. new smart cities.

An interesting debate on this blog by Tim Smedley for The GUARDIAN contrasting retrofit of existing infrastructures to new smart cities. The name of the article is: ¨Are smart cities the answer to rising populations?¨

SAVE AGE

The SAVE AGE project supported by the IEE programme is the most important European initiative addressing energy efficiency in residential care homes for elderly people. The project is coordinated by E-zavod and includes 13 partners from 10...

SAVE AGE

The SAVE AGE project supported by the IEE programme is the most important European initiative addressing energy efficiency in residential care homes for elderly people. The project is coordinated by E-zavod and includes 13 partners from 10...

Primary Energy Consumption, 2010

Primary Energy Consumption, 2010When comparing the primary energy consumption of 2005 with 2010, 19 Member States reduced it (see in yellow) and 12 increased it (see in green). Could we say then that the Member States in yellow are in a...

Energy performance contracting: Boon for the public sector in Slovenia?

Energy efficiency has increasingly come to be regarded as an important energy resource in itself. Still, despite the benefits energy efficiency investment brings to society as a whole, its full potential has not yet been tapped for...

IR/INFO 2013 Orlando, Florida January 13 – 16, 2013

Infraspection Institute invites you to join us at IR/INFO 2013, to be held January 13 - 16, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. Whether you are a return or a new guest, expect to hear (and share, if you'd like) success stories, proven techniques,...

Developments in Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Find out what is going on across Europe in a snapshot

An overview of the most important and recent developments in relevant EU level policy and national actions, financial incentives, and training and qualification of the building workforce, towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings: http://www....

EUROLIFEFORM - 10 years later

This is to interact with people interested in life cycle costing / whole life costing calculation and analysis in buildings and infrastructures. After ten years from the european RTD project EUROLIFEFORM the efforts to introduce LCC and...

Standards for energy performance contracting: Managenergy talks with Dr. Daniel Hesse, coordinator of the EESI project

ManagEnergy.net interviews Dr. Daniel Hesse of the Berlin Energy Agency, coordinator of the EESI project on energy performance contracting. ME: How did the project start? DH: Energy performance contracting (EPC) is a...

ManagEnergy supporting Energy Performance Contracting Campaign

The new Multiannual Financial Framework for 2014 to 2020 is currently under negotiation and the Commission has proposed to increase the funding available for energy efficiency measures and renewable energy. In addition,...

Les Contrats de Performance Energétique (C.P.E.)

La FRANCE commence à connaître ce que les ETATS-UNIS pratiquent depuis une une vingtaine d’années voire plus : les ESCO « Energy Service Company »,les « Sociétés de Service en Efficacité Energétique » (SEE).Aux USA: Les ESCO dont les...

The right policy choices could transform rural energy today

Cleaner and more energy efficient energy solutions, propelled by targeted EU policies, could transform today’s energy profile for rural communities, according to a White Paper on ‘Policy Recommendations for Sustainable Rural Communities in...

IEA World Energy Outlook mit erschreckenden Energieverbrauchsszenarien

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...

Energy efficiency: a huge opportunity going unrealised

At the Brussels launch of the World Energy Outlook 2012 of the International Energy Agency, I learnt that 80% of the energy efficiency potential in buildings would be unrealised in 2035...Energy efficiency: a huge...

Sustainable development and energy efficiency in condominiums/coproprietes

Articles,opinions,trainings,experiences on the subject of "energy efficiency and sustainable development in european condominiums/coproprietes.french exemple:www.ecocopro.com

18th International Conference on Thermal Engineering and Thermogrammetry (THERMO)

18th International Conference on Thermal Engineering and Thermogrammetry (THERMO) 3-5 July, 2013 in the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME), Budapest, XI.Műegyetem rkpt.3.,Hungary http://www.mate-net.hu/03menu/...

InfraMation

InfraMation 2012 November 6-8 Loews Royal Pacific Orlando, FL A hőkamera felhasználók legnygyobb világkonferenciája! http://www.inframation.org/

Innovations in Affordable Housing - Appropriate Technology

Innovations in Affordable Housing - Appropriate Technology Decent housing is one of the key factors in the fight against poverty and social exclusion. It is not just about putting a roof over someone’s head. Academic research proves that...

3ENCULT newsletter

On 31st of May the second issue of the 3ENCULT newsletter has been published. You can read it online, or download a pdf copy for offline reading. If you would like to be informed regularly on 3ENCULT news, subscribe for the newsletter...

Local level between carrots and sticks : a short overview of the EU policy context for energy efficiency in housing

Cities consume between 60 to 80% of energy production worldwide and account for a roughly equivalent share of global CO2 emissions . How cities grow and operate influences energy demand and thus greenhouse gas emissions. Lifestyles,...