Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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Publishable Final Activity Report: Bringing Retrofit Innovation to Application in Public Buildings - BRITA in Pubs

The BRITA in Pubs project (Bringing Retrofit Innovation to Application in Public Buildings) aimed at increasing the market penetration of innovative and effective retrofit solutions to improve energy efficiency and implement renewables, with...
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Elektronische Gebäude- und Anlagencheckliste - ein Hilfsmittel zur sicheren Datenaufnahme bei Bestandsgebäuden

Short report on an electronic building and building systems checklist to support the data aquisition of existing buildings during a walk-through. The electronic tool is free of costs and available as download. It helps to gather all necessary data...
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Demonstration intelligent building - a methodology for the promotion of total sustainability in the built environment

The idea to relate intelligent building projects and demonstrations to total sustainability in the built environment is presented in this paper. By considering intelligent buildings in the spirit of built heritage conservation, future architectural...
Paper about the relation between intelligent building projects and total sustainability in the built environment
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Diffusion of energy-saving innovations in industry and the built environment: Dutch studies as inputs for a more integrated analytical framework

In this contribution the authors try to integrate different partial explanations for the diffusion of energy-saving technologies in industry and the built environment into one conceptual framework. This integration is based on a secondary analysis...
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Ventilating façades

This article describes how double skin façades have to be designed and implemented. It gives information about their advantages and risks as well as the way to optimise their performance. Results show the role of double skin façades in commercial...
ASHRAE Journal - Vol. 15, No 4 - April 2009 - pages 16-18, 20, 22, 24, 26-27
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EuroAce: European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EuroACE) was formed by Europe’s leading companies involved with the manufacture, distribution and installation of energy saving goods and services for buildings . EuroACE...
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BING: Federation of European Rigid Polyurethane Foam Associations

BING represents the rigid polyurethane insulation industry in Europe. BING was founded in 1981. Since then several national trade associations and raw material suppliers joined.

Link updated October 21, 2013:BING: Federation of European Rigid Polyurethane Foam Associations has been replaced by PU Europe.  To see the  relevant BUILD UP link click here.
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Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC)

The AIVC (Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre) is the official information centre of the International Energy Agency (IEA) in the field of energy efficient building ventilation. The key challenge is to combine a good indoor climate...