Energy policies

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Post date: 15 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

Sustainability is high on the global agenda and climate programmes require sustainable building in order to reduce CO2 emissions and save fossil fuels. Municipalities, housing corporations and other building administrators are seeking possibilities to make their existing properties more sustainable and energy efficient. The international conference on energy efficient renovation in residential building sector will provide a good opportunity to receive the most relevant and recent information.
Post date: 14 Apr 2010
Type: Vijesti

A joint initiative between the national housing and regeneration agency, CLG and the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), LCIF enables new and existing homes to be connected to low carbon community heating networks that use more environmentally friendly sources of energy than traditional methods to provide heat and power to homes, shops and businesses nearby. This new funding is in addition to the £21m announced last year by the HCA for 13 pioneering community heating projects around the country.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: Vijesti

Information Paper P170 of the ASIEPI European Project. This updated document cancels and replaces a previous version, dated September 2009.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: Publication

The Building Standards Technical Handbook, published on April 6, 2010 and which comes into force in October 1, 2010, confirms:Enhanced energy standards for new buildings - both homes and non-domestic - which will reduce emissions by 30 per cent on 2007 standards and by 70 per cent compared to 1990 Improved sound insulation to party walls and floors and the introduction of sound insulation testing to homes Better security features for homes including higher design specification for doors, windows and locks to deter opportunity crime
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: Vijesti

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Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: Vijesti

The conference was supported by European Parliament’s URBAN intergroup and hosted by the group’s president Jan Olbryct in cooperation with the Polish the Europe is simple” association, the City of Katowice and the Association of Polish Cities. As Intergroup president, Olbrycht is playing an active role in encouraging increased take up of the potential 4 % of European regional Development Funding which can be used by European regions for energy efficiency in housing.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: Vijesti

Refurbishments should also be cost-effective - many of CECODHAS-Housing Europe members have raised concerns about studies which maintain that investments can always be recovered in the short term through reductions in energy bills alone, while in reality, without proper funding optimal refurbishment cannot be carried out.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
Type: Vijesti