Practices

Pro-efficient cold&lighting products

Project on promotion of energy efficient lighting in house holds.
overall aim is to promote voluntary initiatives for the most eco-energy efficient products.

Chambers Promoting Intelligent Energy for SMEs

Energy efficiency
The CHANGE project helps SMEs optimise their energy use by developing a European network of intelligent energy advisors at Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CCIs) and by kick-starting/enhancing concrete assistance to SMEs.

Energy efficient lighting systems in public utility buildings

Project on promotion of energy efficient lighting in public utility buildings.
The project concerns testing and implementing of PICO method for implementation of energy efficient lighting in public utility buildings.

Environmentally friendly

National contest on sustainability.
The programme is organized by The President of Poland. The best sustainable projects including energy efficiency in buildings are awarded

Polish-Japaneese Energy Efficiency Centre

Kno-how transfer in the area of energy efficiency.

Gaudi Project

Building thermomodernization
The goal of the project is to promote the thermomodernization. The special attention is put on architectural quality of modernization action.

Awareness raising project on building certification in Poland (in the context of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive)

Raising the awareness around the building certification system in Poland.
The project aims to raise the awareness around the building certification system in Poland which has just started its operation in January 2009. Within the framework of the project, a website was developed with crucial information on...

Sustainable Thermomodernization of Public Buildings

Sustainable thermomoderniszation of public utility buildings

Energy-efficient house

Website on energy efficient technologies in buildings
In the framework of the project a website on energy efficient buildings was created. The website contains information on technology, materials, economics and case studies.

Passive church

Passive church
The goal of the project is to construct a passive church.

Dom pasywny

Passive house
Project goal was to design and build a single-family pasive house to promote energy efficiency in buildings and demonstrate technical and economical fasibility.

Lumina

Energy efficient single-family building.
Project goal was to design and build an energy efficient single-family house to promote energy efficiency in buildings and demonstrate technical and economical fasibility.

Nowe usługi proinnowacyjne w doradztwie energetycznym dotyczącym budynków

Developing new innovative services for energy consulting sector
The goal of the project is to develop and transfer innivative know-how in the area of energy consulting (energy auditing).

Friendly house

Educational campaign on energy eficiency in buildings
Friendly House is a nationwide educational programme focused on improving the energy efficiency in buildings. The scope of the program is energy efficient design, modernization, and exploitation of buildings. The actions include promotion...

Borgen Community Centre

The Borgen Community Centre close to Oslo was retrofitted and extended under energy efficient aspects in 2005. The Centre contains public services and private organisations including a secondary school and facilities for health-care...
The Borgen Community Centre is located in a suburban area in Asker close to Oslo, the capital of Norway. The Borgen School was built in 1970 and retrofitted and converted in 2005 to Borgen Community Centre, a place for the whole...

Hol Church

Abstract
Year of construction:    1924 Year of renovation (start):  2006-2007 Number of storey:   1 Heated volume   Approx 6000 m3 Cubic contents, volume  Approx 6150 m3 Gross area    600 m2 Living area Floor area (heated space)  550 m2 (net)...

Energy efficient retrofit of a nursing home in Stuttgart - The German BRITA in PuBs demonstration building

One of the 8 demonstration buildings out of the EU 6FP ecobuildings project BRITA in PuBs was the renovation of the nursing home Filderhof in Stuttgart, Germany. The aim of all demo projects was to reduce the primary energy consumption by...

Bringing Retrofit Innovation to Application - BRITA in PuBs

The BRITA in PuBs project from 2004 to 2008 aimed at rasing awareness on energy conservation and increasing the market penetration of innovative and effective retrofit solutions with moderate additional costs. To demonstrate such solutions...
The Ecobuildings project BRITA in PuBs was started in May 2004 to increase the market penetration of innovative and effective retrofit solutions in order to improve energy efficiency and implement renewables with moderate additional costs...

Proevehallen Cultural Centre

Description of the renovation and its purpose The building, Proevehallen ("The test hall") was together with the building, Ovnhallen, right next to it, part of an industrial complex - a porcelain fabric. In Ovnhallen the porcelain was...
Building Roof: The roof was a so-called minimal construction – meaning that its load bearing capacity was very limited. It turned out that it could hardly carry the weight of the insulation according to the requirements in the building...

HOPE: Health Optimisation Protocol for Energy-efficient Buildings Pre-normative and socio-economic research to create healthy and energy efficient buildings

HOPE was a collaborative European project, which aimed to demonstrate that energy efficient buildings can be both healthy and comfortable for their occupants. Buildings (both domestic and non-domestic) in EU are responsible for...
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...