HVAC systems (heating, cooling, domestic hot water, ventilation)

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"EU source of 45% renewables by 2030 can be challenging but feasible", says EU climate chief Frans Timmermans

EU Climate Chief Frans Timmermans believes that the 45% renewable targets by 2030 is ambitious but possible. EU countries and the European Parliament are currently discussing about a new law to boost green energy...
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AIVC's Ventilation Information Paper #45.4: Trends in building and ductwork airtightness in Belgium

AIVC's Ventilation Information Paper #45.4 summarizes current knowledge on trends in building and ductwork airtightness in Belgium.   This is the fourth paper of a series being developed and dealing with trends in building...
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AIVC's Ventilation Information Paper #45.6: Trends in building and ductwork airtightness in France

AIVC's Ventilation Information Paper #45.6 summarizes current knowledge on trends in building and ductwork airtightness in France.   This is the sixth paper of a series being developed and dealing with trends in building and ductwork...
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AIVC's Ventilation Information Paper #45.5: Trends in building and ductwork airtightness in Latvia

AIVC's Ventilation Information Paper #45.5 summarizes current knowledge on trends in building and ductwork airtightness in Latvia.   This is the fifth paper of a series being developed and dealing with trends in building...
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The importance of insulation coupled with heat pumps

As part of the plan to reach climate-neutrality by 2030, the UK is going to replace 1.7 million gas boilers a year until 2030.   The government has announced a scheme to help households to upgrade the energy...
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Residents of flats in the UK are challenged by high energy prices

Residents of flats with communal heating systems are challanged by the high energy prices and there might be a possibility for them to sue their network operators for heating and hot water. On the other...
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How to convert a 1800s heat pump into a technology of the future

Professor Zhibin Yu from University of Glasgow has found a solution to recover the waste heat of heat pumps and divert it to resolve the frosting problem, improving the heat pump´s overall performance. The...
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A new step-by-step approach for upskilling in Green Digital Buildings

The development of new technologies in the building industry has influenced the working construction cycle. In fact, it affects designers who need to know how to design a new technology or energy system...