As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.
Meanwhile trends in teleworking, co-working, and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.
Finally, global expectations for comfort are increasing, while a variety of new technologies may or may not succeed in meeting this demand.
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
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Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Das EU Horizont 2020-Projekt CoNZEBs (Cost reduction of new Nearly Zero‐Energy Buildings) hat eine Broschüre für aktuelle und zukünftige Bewohner von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden entwickelt.
Sie informiert über Erfahrungen, Erwartungen und Zusatznutzen von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden (engl. Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)) und ist in vier Sprachen erhältlich (Deutsch, Dänisch, Italienisch und Slowenisch).
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Brochure in 4 languages: Why Nearly Zero Energy Buildings are the Right Choice
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
It is assumed that 330 households will take part in the program annually. The state will approve financing to these households to replace old refrigerators, built in 1989-2000, with fridges with an energy efficiency standard of A+, as well as to replace old washers, manufactured in 1970-1975, with new washing machines meeting the A+++ standard, Novi list wrote, adding that the measures will be in effect until the end of 2026.
Post date: 28 Feb 2019
Behavioural issues need to be considered in all aspects of the energy transition, from improving awareness of the benefits of energy efficiency and renewable energies, to making sure that technologies are easy to use, and that financial decisions can be made in a wellinformed manner.
The challenge is to consider how real people react to everyday decisions and situations, how they plan in the long-term, and how they therefore make investment decisions.
Post date: 11 Feb 2019
Social Sciences and Humanities for Advancing Policy in European Energy (SHAPE-ENERGY) is a €2m investment through the EU Horizon 2020 programme. Specifically, it represents a new European platform for energy-related social sciences and humanities (energy-SSH).
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
The concept of energy sufficiency is gaining increasing attention as a potentially promising approach to mitigating climate change. However, there is no single agreed definition of energy sufficiency. Some authors consider energy sufficiency to be a particular level of energy service consumption that is consistent with human well-being and environmental limits
Post date: 14 Jan 2019
The human dimension plays a complementary role to technology and innovation in delivering the full energy efficiency potential required to achieve the world’s energy and environmental goals.
Post date: 30 Nov 2018
The Student Switch Off (SSO) campaign is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition that has been running in the United Kingdom since 2006. Over the academic years 2014-15 and 2015-16 the campaign was adapted and run in Lithuania, Greece, Sweden and Cyprus in the frame of the IEE project SAVES. Through a series of engagement activities and instruments students were enabled, empowered and motivated to save energy in their dormitories by adopting specific actions such as switching off appliances when not in use.
Post date: 8 Jun 2017