Residential buildings

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Post date: 3 Giu 2010
Type: Evento

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Post date: 3 Giu 2010
Type: Evento

Straw bale buildings have been constructed in America since the first baling machine was invented in the late 1800s. The first straw building in the UK was built in 1994, and since then, over 100 buildings have been constructed using this method. North Kesteven District Council, however, is the first local authority in the country to build straw houses to be used as social housing. Why build straw houses? The Council is taking direct action to tackle the problem of providing affordable homes in the District, with more and more people seeking affordable housing.
Post date: 1 Giu 2010
Type: News

The prefabricated wood structure is insulated with recycled textile and rockwool. The net-zero energy house is equipped with a micro-CHP gas unit together with solar photovoltaics. The very low energy house uses a heat pump coupled with a gas condensing boiler and a solar water heater. Both houses have a balanced ventilation system with heat recovery. The two houses share a common lobby, a patio and a technical room for heating and ventilation systems. 
Post date: 1 Giu 2010
Type: News

It is expected that many countries will between 2015 and 2020 have regulations imposing requirements for new buildings which are near-zero energy targets. This has major consequences:  
Post date: 21 Mag 2010
Type: Argomento

Auch die 70 beteiligten Kommunen profitieren von dem Programm: Sie sparen für jeden Haushalt mit staatlichem Transfereinkommen 63 Euro an Wasser- und Heizkosten ein. Auch sozialpolitisch war die Maßnahme bisher ein Erfolg. Jeder fünfte Stromsparhelfer fand im Anschluss an die Tätigkeit wieder eine reguläre Arbeitsstelle.
Post date: 20 Mag 2010
Type: News

Post date: 20 Mag 2010
Type: Caso

Data origin: Due to internet consultancy for energy efficiency over many years, co2online owns about one million of different building data, being representative for the whole centrally heated building stock in Germany. The data covers about 10 % of the heated floor area of all buildings in Germany and include information on the building, the heating energy consumption and the retrofit status.
Post date: 18 Mag 2010
Type: Tool

This year £30m is focused on continuing the city's progress on SHQS which includes:£11.2m invested in the Council's flagship kitchen and bathroom programme benefiting around 1,500 householders £1.3m of rewiring to make homes comply with modern wiring safety standards and support energy efficiency £3m for internal upgrading especially relating to fire prevention in common stairs £1.8m being spent on upgrading single glazing to double glazing in 650 homes
Post date: 18 Mag 2010
Type: News