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Dure plannen, goedkope oplossingen - Adviseren over organisatie en financiering van energiebesparing in de utiliteitsbouw

nergiebesparing is business. Voor projectontwikkelaars, beheerders, gebruikers, financiers, leveranciers en adviseurs in de utiliteitsbouw is hier nog veel meer te halen dan vaak wordt gedacht. Deze publicatie bevat achtergronden en...

Energiedata utiliteitsbouw 2007

In Energiedata utiliteitsbouw 2007 worden twee onderzoeken over de utiliteitsbouw gepresenteerd. Het eerste onderzoek is de “Energiemonitor gebouwde omgeving: U-bouwpanel”. Dit is een panelonderzoek dat informatie biedt over...

Lighting for people, energy efficiency and architecture - an overview of lighting requirements and design

Lighting needs to be effective in terms of performance, energy efficiency, and as an integral part of the architecture. Lighting, therefore, needs to be considered within the context of the total building design. Written primarily for...

Practical energy management overview

Although many companies believe energy is a fixed overhead, it actually represents one of the best opportunities for saving money. This overview looks at some of the practical short and long term measures that businesses can take to reduce...

Virkemidler til fremme af energibesparelser i bygninger

Det handler om at sætte energibesparelser i værk, lyder budskabet – et budskab, som alle bakker op om ud fra den filosofi, at det er den enkleste måde at reducere energiforbruget på og den enkleste måde at mindske afhængigheden af...
 

How to refurbish your lighting

New lighting can offer some major benefits including: * Greater choice * Lower running costs * Less maintenance * Better light quality * Faster start up times This simple, pocket-sized guide provides a step-by-step...

Passive Solar Design - Netley Abbey Infant School

This Case Study explains how Netley Abbey Infant School was designed to replace two Victorian buildings. It was considered as a test bed where passive solar design could be investigated as a complimentary strategy to conventional energy-...

Greece must embrace renewable energy to meet Kyoto targets

Unlike most other EU Member States, Greece was allowed a limited increase in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions under the Kyoto Protocol (25 per cent by 2012 compared with 1990 levels). However, at current rates of increasing emissions, it is...

Skærpede krav til nybyggeriet 2010 og fremover - Økonomisk analyse

Det er umiddelbart muligt at opføre parcelhuse og andre enfamiliehuse som lavenergibyggeri klasse 2 og 1 baseret på optimerede udgaver af allerede kendte og anvendte bygge- og installationsløsninger. Sammenbyggede enfamiliehuse fx dobbelt...

How to implement roof insulation

This guide provides advice on implementing roof insulation, including information on the technology and how to specify its installation with a supplier. Up to 25% of the heat lost from a building’s fabric is lost through its roof. The...

Potentielle energibesparelser i det eksisterende byggeri

Vurderingen af potentialet for energibesparelser i den eksisterende bygningsmasse er delt i to, hvor det første del omhandler besparelser ved forbedring af bygningernes klimaskærm og den anden del forbedring af bygningernes tekniske...

Ventilation and cooling option appraisal - a client's guide

Reducing the dependency on conventional air-conditioning is often achievable, provided that careful attention is paid to the cooling and ventilation strategies at the design stage. This Guide is written for promoters, funders and building...

Installers’ Guide to the Assessment of Energy Efficient Lighting Installations

The costs for lighting energy consumption can be the single largest part of the annual energy bill building, particularly for commercial buildings. There is an opportunity during refurbishment or initial construction to ensure that the...

How to control heating costs at work

Heating can account for up to 60% of a businesses energy costs and can be a major contributor to the perception of comfort for building occupants. There are many simple ways to reduce costs and this guide provides some initial suggestions...

Combined heat and power for buildings

This guide contains information on the design, selection, installation and operation of CHP in buildings. The guide will be of interest to building services engineers designing new buildings, refurbishing/upgrading existing buildings or in...

Energy management case study - Scotland - Mabbett & Associates Ltd

Mabbett & Associates Ltd, Environmental Consultants and Engineers is a 'one stop shop' for all environmental, energy, health and safety needs of industry, commercial enterprise and public agencies. When their Glasgow office needed...

Daylighting Design in Architecture

The purpose of this publication is to stimulate client awareness of the potential for daylit solutions and to encourage architects to provide them. The document is not intended as a detailed design guide but to provide information to allow...

New Building Energy Management System (BEMS) reduces energy consumption for North Lanarkshire

The Sir Matt Busby Sports Complex is one of many facilities being refurbished to improve quality and reduce costs. The Carbon Trust is assisting the Council by identifying and prioritising energy saving opportunities and providing a...

Achieving smart, energy efficient office buildings through the supply chain

Every building is delivered by a supply chain in a process involving several stages. Ensuring an efficient supply chain with good communication is key to energy efficiency. The supply chain comprises all the players that contribute to the...

Methods of Financing Renewable Energy Investments in Greece

Greece has a significant potential of wind, biomass, solar and geothermal energy. The development of Renewable Energy Sources has been among the major energy policy lines of Greece for the last 10 years. It is seen as an important...