The German Ministry for Transport, Building and Urban Affairs contracted Fraunhofer-IBP in cooperation with the Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning and the company Megawatt to issue an energy certificate based on calculations with the standard DIN V 18599. The complex energy supply concept includes combined heat and power units based on biofuel, seasonal heat and cold storages and connects via local district heating and cooling networks several parliamentary buildings. The building was retrofitted between 1991 and 1999 according to the architectural plans of Sir Norman...
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The seven story main building of the retirement home was built in 1965 with originally 116 beds. It also incorporates a kindergarten. In 1974 a further building was added as a nursing home with 55 beds. To this second building no renovations were carried out. Parallel to the renovation of the original main building new offices, a dining room and an entrance foyer on the ground floor were added. Due to originally being built as retirement apartments the main building had only limited usage as a nursing home.
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The Department’s London headquarters also published today its latest monthly energy efficiency rating for October which is a ‘D’. Compared to this time last year, DECC has reduced its use of gas by 90% and its use of electricity by 22%.
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It is the first commercially available system powerful enough to automate any organization's energy benchmarking needs. Software can put your organization on the fast track for bulk benchmarking of your customers in ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager. It helps in accomplishing ESP’s goal to provide benchmarking of energy data on a bigger scale. It helps organizations create processes for automatic authentication of customers using custom id values.
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The tool includes the following features:Data handling: General features for storing time series data.
Data visualization: “Intelligent” data visualisation on the basis of the minimal data set that reveals “operation patterns”.
Building specific benchmark (model based analysis): A simplified model of the building (zones + HVAC) is used for identification of faults and optimization potentials. Models in this context are based on the regulations of the CEN standard as much as reasonable.
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