Opportunities for Energy and Economic Savings by Replacing Electric Resistance Heat with HigherEfficiency Heat Pumps- ACEEE Research Report A1603
This report, released by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), presents the results of an analysis of a detailed data set of nearly 2,000 US homes with electric resistance heating systems and looks at how much conversion to a heat pump would cost and save on a home-by-home basis.
Post date: 14 Jun 2016
CLEAR stands for Consumers Learn Engage Adopt Renewable Energy Technologies. It is an international project guiding consumers actively through all the stages leading to the purchase of domestic renewable and low-carbon energy technologies, lowering barriers to buying these and raising consumers’ capacity to take informed decisions.
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
This scheme is now closed.
“RYŚ” programme – Grants for thermo-renovation of single-family residential buildings in Poland
The “RYŚ” programme is administered by the National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management WFOŚiGW. The fund was initiated in 2015 and is due to continue until 2023 with a total budget of €95M, that includes €29M for non-refundable forms of support.
Post date: 30 Mayo 2016
Banking on renewables: Energy storage for prosumers - The role of energy storage in enabling consumer self-generation and consumption of electricity from renewables
Post date: 30 Mayo 2016
Home comforts: Guidance on using ventilation, heating and renewable energy systems
This guide, released by the NHBC Foundation, aims to help home buyers understand ventilation, solar energy systems, heat pumps and heating controls. More specifically, the document provides details on what the particular system does, how it works, and its main benefits; each system is clearly illustrated and details are provided on efficient operation and maintenance.
The guide is divided into four parts covering:
Post date: 15 Abr 2016
Five innovative buildings will receive ASHRAE Technology Awards at the 2016 ASHRAE Winter Conference, which will take place on 23-27 January 2016 in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. The awards recognise outstanding achievements by members who have successfully applied innovative building design incorporating ASHRAE standards for effective energy management and indoor air quality. The five awarded buildings are the following: Walgreens Net Zero Store
Post date: 8 Ene 2016
Post date: 28 Dic 2015
These webpages from the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) website (in the United Kingdom) describe the energy labelling of boilers, heat pumps and water heaters as required by the European Regulations 811/2013 and 812/2013. The pages include a glossary of terms and a FAQs section. The responsibilities of manufacturers and dealers are also described, as well as the way to label packages.
Post date: 2 Nov 2015
On 26 September 2015, new ecodesign and energy labelling measures introduced by the European Union came into force. A new energy label will inform consumers about the energy efficiency of heating products, while minimum efficiency standards will be required by ecodesign. These measures will help consumers save more energy –and money– while heating their homes or using domestic hot water. The new measures concern: boilers;heat pumps;water heaters.
Post date: 28 Sep 2015
In 2012 the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Austrian Climate and Energy Fund launched the publication series “energy innovation austria”. These publications (published four times a year) provide insight into the Austrian energy research and present new concepts and innovative products in the field of forward-looking energy technologies. The articles are based on research projects funded by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology and the Climate and Energy Fund.
Post date: 19 Jun 2015