Environmental issues related to buildings

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AEA - Association of Energy Auditors

Association of energy auditors is civic associations comprising the territory of the Czech Republic, based on the law č.83/1990 Coll., The association of citizens. Association adopted the name "Association of Energy Auditors" (hereinafter the...
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FEM Sekretariatet

On this site you can find information on the five schemes, which together managed by FEM Secretariat: - Energy labeling of buildings - Inspection system for boilers and heaters - Inspection of ventilation system...
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Kosten und Potenziale der Vermeidung von Treibhausgasemissionen in Deutschland - Eine Studie von McKinsey & Company, Inc., erstellt im Auftrag von "BDI initiativ - Wirtschaft für Klimaschutz"

A study on the costs and potentials of all significant levers to avoid green house gas emissions in Germany. More than 40 companies and industry associations have contributed to the analysis, additional 30 companies and numerous experts have...
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Hygiene requirement for ventilation and air-conditioning

This Guidebook is intended to provide a holistic formulation of hygiene-related constructional, technical and organisational requirements to be observed in the planning, manufacture, execution, operation and maintenance of ventilating and air-...
VDI Guideline 6022, one of the most popular Guidelines published by VDI. Since 1998, more than 10.000 copies of VDI Guidebooks have been printed and thousands of people went to the training described in the guidebook. As the result the...
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Cleanliness of ventilation systems

The guidebook offers a wide approach to the factors affecting indoor air quality and is aiming to conform to the European standards of HVAC system maintenance.The guidebook is useful for practitioners who like to follow the recent international...
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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 unlikely...
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Zero carbon homes: house builders give their perspective

A new study has surveyed major house builders in the UK to understand what is needed if all new homes are to be zero carbon by 2016. The house builders generally felt that it is not an impossible challenge, but a comprehensive approach with clear...
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Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning & Public Works

The Ministry, as the main body for handling environmental policy, has launched a broad range project to deal with the problems that concern the quality of life. Thus, apart from the well-known and widely discussed problems, such as atmospheric and...
!!! Hellenic Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning & Public Worksis now replaced by the Greek Ministry for Environment, Energy and Climate Change (www.ypeka.gr) !!!...