The Future Friendly Awards is a nationwide search for communities and families who are making a real difference by championing sustainability and environmentally friendly practices.
Post date: 20 Apr 2010
Application deadline: 30th of April 2010
Apply now at http://www.european-energy-service-initiative.net/de/195.html
Further information and application documents are available at http://www.european-energy-service-initiative.net/de/195.html
We are looking forward to you application and wish you good luck.
Post date: 14 Apr 2010
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Post date: 12 Apr 2010
The EU wishes to better tap the possibilities and potentials of energy services in the future and has therefore brought to life the European Energy Service Initiative in 2009. Considering the depletion of non-renewable resources and global climate change, new solutions for energy supply become increasingly important. Energy service companies (ESCOs) in Europe are already showing that energy efficiency and profitability do not contravene. Innovative Energy Performance Contracts can reduce energy consumption of buildings by 25 percent and more.
Post date: 8 Apr 2010
A total of 100 households were challenged to do what they could to reduce their environmental footprint. They were selected to be nationally representative - including demographics, social groups and house types.
Each household received an initial environmental audit from a member of the project team and an attitudinal survey to understand their views on environmental matters. They were also given a project pack of information and ‘green’ equipment, along with £500 to spend in support of their environmental improvements.
Post date: 1 Apr 2010
Post date: 1 Apr 2010
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said: “London's 10 Low Carbon Zones are now officially 'live', championing the latest energy busting technologies, trialling innovative ways to go green and helping people save money. Not only will this have a hugely positive impact on our environment but it is stimulating new industries to create job opportunities. Everyone in these eco-areas now has the tools to achieve top energy saving status.”
Post date: 30 Mar 2010
L’objectif de ce document est d’apporter au lecteur des éléments qui lui permettront de se familiariser avec les enjeux et les principes physiques liés à la perméabilité à l’air. Par ailleurs, il constitue une aide à la compréhension des rapports de mesure de perméabilité à l’air de l’enveloppe des bâtiments réalisés par le Centre d’Études Techniques de l’Équipement (CETE).
Ce document décrit :
- des notions générales sur l’étanchéité à l’air ;
- le principe, les méthodes et les instruments de mesure ;
Post date: 29 Mar 2010
The project Keep Cool II proposes different actions to achieve this goal. For this it is divided in two phases. The first one provides analysis and technical tools to overcome the most important barriers by introducing sustainable summer comfort. The second phase is addressing existing networks and policy makers on national and European level by providing them information materials with good practice examples designed especially for the target groups. It will accompanied by dissemination campaigns.
Post date: 27 Mar 2010
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), as part of European policy to stimulate energy efficiency in housing, offers vast energy saving potential. However, presently the awareness amongst actors in the housing sector, in particular regarding of the EPBD and energy certificates for housing, is low. The objective of the IMPLEMENT European project is to address this problem through information and sales campaigns in seven Member States across Europe. IMPLEMENT translates the global goals of the EPBD to solutions that address everyday issues like health, comfort and energy...
Post date: 26 Mar 2010