As many as 28,000 fuel poor and vulnerable Scottish households will receive help to make their homes easier and cheaper to heat. The Scottish Government will launch a new national scheme in September, worth up to £224 million over seven years. The scheme will install insulation, heating and low carbon or renewable measures in the homes of households who are identified as living in fuel poverty, with a wider range of options for people living off the main gas grid including solar thermal and biomass systems.
Post date: 7 May 2015
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The Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building presented 21 concrete initiatives which are expected to reduce the heating energy consumption of existing buildings by 35 percent by 2050.
Post date: 12 Feb 2015
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Evidence review assessing the potential energy savings from the increased application of heating controls in residential properties across the European Union
This report, prepared for eu.bac (European Building Automation and Controls Association), once more emphasises the need for more action on home heating controls.
Post date: 19 Sep 2014
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Cet arrêté fixe, pour les installations de chauffage central comprenant une ou plusieurs chaudières de plus de 20kW, des exigences visant une efficacité énergétique maximale et la réduction de l’impact de ces installations sur l’environnement. Pour garantir le respect de ces exigences, le propriétaire (ou dans certains cas, le titulaire du permis d’environnement) est tenu, de faire réaliser des actes sur l’installation. Les différents actes à faire réaliser sont les suivants :
Post date: 27 May 2014
In a ceremony held at the conference banquet at the 11th IEA Heat Pump Conference in Montreal Dr. Michel Bernier, Mr. Frédy Burkhalter, Mr. Daniel Ellis, Dr. Andrew Pearson and Dr. Koichi Watanabe were given the prestigious Ritter von Rittinger Medal, the highest international award in the air conditioning, heating and refrigeration field.
Post date: 21 May 2014
This report from the French Programme "Règles de l'Art Grenelle Environnement 2012" describes test results on a domestic gas boiler and on a domestic air-to-water heat pump.Both appliances have been tested with operating conditions representing their use in summer (no heating needs, only domestic hot water required) and in winter (heating and domestic hot water needs).The report analyses and discusses the test results (energy consumption - gas and electricity, energy losses, energy efficiency, ...).
Post date: 27 Jan 2014