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EPI-CREM Project letter

This document explains briefly the scope of the EPI-CREM (Energy Performance Integration in Corporate Real Estate Management) project.
An important question in general is: How to revalue the information of operational EPBD inspections in order to make it fit for use on tactical and strategical level in real estate management? Energy is not yet an important decision...

Oszczędność energii w szpitalach

The article describes the situation of Polish healthcare sector with respect to energy performance of buildings and discusses financial aspects of retrofitting hospital buildings. It also provides information about two European projects, the already...

ARTEMIS European Project - eDIANA: Embedded Systems for Energy Efficient Buildings

eDIANA (Embedded Systems for Energy Efficient Buildings) addresses the need of achieving energy efficiency in buildings through innovative solutions based on embedded systems. The main goal of eDIANA, is to enable sustainable urban life through...


The aim of EPI-CREM (Energy Performance Integration in Corporate Real Estate Management) is to embed energy efficiency into existing Corporate Real Estate Management processes. Until now, most public building organizations don’t pay much attention...


Welcome to the ambitious saving-goals!

Energy efficient systems of the building automation together with new energy service models offer a great basis for ambitious saving-goals! The goal is a 20 % reduction in CO² emissions until 2020....


Energy efficient refurbishment: Ruins of a pre-war holiday building to become most energy efficient youth hostel

Prora was a 4.5 km long block building planned and erected between 1935 and 1939 on the island of Rügen in Germany. After the war the listed building was not in use and fell into decay. Now a 500 m long section of the building will be refurbished to...
The energy efficient retrofit concept is based on a reduction of the primary energy need to a third of the German requirements for new buildings and on the environmental friendly supply of the remaining need including the neutralisation of...

A Source for Dutch Energy Figures

KOMPAS Energiecijfers will get you in an interactive way data on energy and all aspects of energy use in the built environment. The availability of accurate and reliable information is an essential condition for effective CO2 reduction policies and...

Low energy building retrofit of a commercial building from 1960

A building refurbishment of a commercial building from 1960, publicly sponsored by the German Ministry of Economy and Technology within the EnOB research initiative was done by the Remscheider Entsorgungsbetriebe (REB). By the refurbishment, primary...