Residential buildings

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Project background In 1995 a new urban planning instrument called “development measure” (Entwicklungsmassnahme) was used for the first time by the city of Stuttgart. Trustees of the city bought a property that was formerly used as housing areas by the US army. The city then added the necessary technical and social infrastructure and resold the ground to several private investors. The contract of sale included some commitments for the property owners and future building owners, such as:
Post date: 13 Lug 2010
Type: Caso

Woher stammen die Daten? Durch jahrelange Energieberatung im Internet verfügt co2online über knapp eine Million Gebäudenenergiedaten, die für den gesamten zentral beheizten Wohngebäudebestand in Deutschland repräsentativ sind. Die Daten decken ungefähr 10% der beheizten Fläche in Deutschland ab und enthalten Informationen zum Gebäude, zur Heizenergieverbrauch und zum Modernisierungsstand.
Post date: 9 Lug 2010
Type: Tool

ACC1Ó leads the actions of the project that will be developed together with  public and private institutions from Mediterranean countries such as Italy, France, Greece and Croatia. The project is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and participating partners. This project was presented within the framework of the Programme Med. The participants in the project  met in Rome in a first conference to plan all the activities that should be developed in the context of the project.
Post date: 9 Lug 2010
Type: News

Post date: 8 Lug 2010
Type: Publication

NATURALnyDOM in Gliwice was built in 2006, using ERS (Energy Recycling System) technology: stratified heat storage, solar collectors, fireplace with a water jacket, wall heating, control system, and construction elements - active “breathing” partition, winter garden.  
Post date: 6 Lug 2010
Type: Caso

Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college named Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College, Virginia Tech is now a comprehensive, innovative research university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia. Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto: Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
Post date: 1 Lug 2010
Type: News

ACEEE based its findings on a review of 57 different residential sector feedback programs between 1974 and 2010. To realize potential feedback-induced savings, ACEEE conclusion is that advanced meters must be used in conjunction with in-home (or on-line) displays and well-designed programs that successfully inform, engage, empower, and motivate people. Three of the most promising approaches in the short- to medium-term include enhanced billing, daily/weekly feedback, and “off line” and Web-based real-time feedback.  
Post date: 1 Lug 2010
Type: News

The study examines the experiences with building typologies in the European countries. The objective is to learn how to structure the variety of energy-related features of existing buildings. As a result of the enquiry it can be stated that there are a lot of different activities which are based on typological criteria. Some of them are concentrating on providing information material and conducting energy advice.
Post date: 28 Giu 2010
Type: Publication