residential buildings / dwellings

Heating consumption in the residential sector in Europe is around 2300 TWh/y, Domestic Hot Water (DHW) consumption reaches 500 TWh/y, while cooling consumption is less than 100 TWh/y.   The EU funded BuildHEAT Project (Standardised approaches and products for the systemic retrofit of residential Buildings, focusing on HEATing and cooling consumptions attenuation) aims to drive change in the construction sector, bring information and coherence onto the market, facilitating the decision making and planning processes through:  
Post date: 20 Giu 2017
Type: Link

This webpage of the French agency’s ADEME website, informs on financial incentives provided by energy suppliers in France, in respect to the energy renovation of residential buildings, in the framework of the White Certificates scheme. 
Post date: 14 Giu 2017
Type: Link

L’article 18 bis de l’annexe IV au Code Général des Impôts est le texte réglementaire français qui liste les équipements, matériaux et appareils éligibles pour le bénéfice du crédit d'impôt sur le revenu en 2017. Ce crédit d'impôt est accordé au titre des dépenses d’équipements en faveur de la transition énergétique, supportées par les contribuables dans leur habitation principale. Le texte indique les critères de performance exigés pour chacun de ces équipements, matériaux et appareils pour bénéficier du crédit d’impôt.   
Post date: 14 Giu 2017
Type: Link

Questo opuscolo presso l'Agenzia francese ADEME descrive finanziaria francese incentivi pubblici per il miglioramento delle prestazioni energetiche degli edifici residenziali che sono disponibili nel 2017. Essi comprendono: crediti di imposta, interessi zero crediti, l'IVA ridotta, sussidi, etc. 
Post date: 13 Giu 2017
Type: Publication

The TESSe2b consortium would like to invite you to the Workshop on the subject „Thermal Energy Storage System for Energy Efficient Buildings“, which is part of the EU-supported project TESSe2b.
Post date: 30 Mag 2017
Type: Evento

  This technical memorandum released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) provides a domestic overheating risk assessment methodology. It can be applied to dwellings, care homes and student residences. The methodology is intended for use by designers in order to influence building design for the better. It could be used at the planning stage to assess risk, as well as at later stages of design.   Contents include: Introduction  
Post date: 17 Mag 2017
Type: Publication

dena – the Germany Energy Agency- in partnership with the energy service provider ista, the German Tenants’ Association and the Federal Ministry of Construction habe carried out a nation-wide field test of consumption transparency in buildings in the project “Saving Money through Clever Heating”. The key outcome of the project was that tenants who receive monthly information on their heating consumption can reduce it by an average of 10 per cent.   For further information please visit the relevant dena webpage at the link provided below.
Post date: 4 Mag 2017
Type: News

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #54: Ductwork airtightness in France: Regulatory context, control procedures, results  
Post date: 27 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their construction projects while educating consumers about the financial and other benefits. Financial institutions – through the issuance of Green Mortgages tied to certified Green Homes – can significantly reduce their mortgage default risk and raise the asset valuation of homes they finance and can, therefore, offer a lower cost of financing.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

Questo rapporto dell'Associazione francese per le Pompe di Calore (AFPAC) riguarda la pompa di calore soluzioni per la produzione di acqua calda sanitaria nelle abitazioni. Queste soluzioni sono poco conosciuti e poco utilizzati. In un contesto in cui l'acqua calda sanitaria è diventata un problema per la riduzione del consumo di energia degli edifici residenziali, questo documento intende presentare una sintesi dei sistemi disponibili, così come un certo numero di esempi in cui essi sono utilizzati.
Post date: 6 Apr 2017
Type: Publication