Energy policies and regulatory framework

Passivhaus residential case: #29Soto (Navarra/Spain)

This is the first block of housing certified in Spain built in 2017 under the Passivhaus standard, and therefore has a demand for heating below 15kWh / m2a, and a heating load of 10W / m2.   This implies that a floor of 75m2 will have a heating load...

Zetland Road: Deep Retrofit of Two Victorian semi-detached houses from 1894, Manchester UK

Deep ecological retrofit of two Victorian townhouses Chorlton, Manchester Completed: Autumn/winter 2018 Standard: Enerphit Plus -£43 per year (estimated total energy costs)   This Victorian property in the centre of Chorlton had spent many years...

Green Pilot Urban Neighborhood

Green Pilot Urban Neighborhood Pilot Project is an initiative of the Ministry of the Environment Energy and Climate Change (YPEKA), funded by EPPERAA and EU Cohesion Funds to promote sustainable economic and social cohesion. Together with...

Westmeath County Council - Mullingar Civic Amenity Centre

 Initial situation:    Mullingar Civic Amenity Centre was a new-build. This project consists of the construction of a civic amenity facility on the outskirts of Mullingar, where the public can, for a small fee, bring their...

Case study: The Big Energy Upgrade

The results of this programme have particular relevance to the forthcoming Green Deal as the project includes:114 jobs created and 99 jobs safeguarded; 145,113 tCO2 savedextensive use of external solid wall insulation (relevant for the...

Saving Energy in Europe: 15 Good Practice Case Studies - Financing and Delivery of Energy Saving Measures: KFW, Germany

 Aims and Objectives:    KfW (Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau) is a promotional bank in the Federal Republic of Germany which supports change and encourages forward-looking ideas in Germany, Europe and throughout the world...

Saving Energy in Europe: 15 Good Practice Case Studies - Financial Initiatives for Buildings: Warm Front Scheme, England

 Aims and Objectives:   This Government scheme is targeted at combating fuel poverty inthe privately owned and rented property sector in England. It aims to make homes warmer, healthier and more energy efficient. The...

Saving Energy in Europe: 15 Good Practice Case Studies - Financial Initiatives for Buildings: Deep Renovation in Upper Austria

 Aims and Objectives:   One of the nine federal states in Austria, the state of Upper Austria which borders Germany and the Czech Republic, announced that by 2030 all electricity and space heating will be met by renewable...

Saving Energy in Europe: 15 Good Practice Case Studies Broader - Benefits of Investing on Energy: British Telecom Italia, Minimising Energy Use through Innovative Design

 Aims and Objectives:   British Telecom Italia wanted to create a system to cool their hardware centre which contained several hardware systems. Their aim was to introduce a system which is environmentally friendly and...

Saving Energy in Europe: 15 Good Practice Case Studies - Schemes for Energy Efficient Products: Incentives for Efficient Gas Boilers in Denmark

 Aims and Objectives:   To help new, more efficient boilers penetrate the market and break through the first cost barrier and to increase their share of the boilers market from 15% to 33%.Implementation Timeframe...