HVAC systems (heating, cooling, domestic hot water, ventilation)

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IEA report: Cooling, more efforts needed

Energy demand for space cooling has more than tripled since 1990, making it the fastest-growing end use in buildings. Space cooling was responsible for emissions of about 1 GtCO2 and nearly 8.5% of total final electricity consumption in 2019.  ...

Epuletgepesz Magazine - december 2020

The December 2020  issue of the  "Epuletgepesz" Magazine published by the Hungarian Mechanical Engieneering Society. Featured content: Hungarian summary article about the REHVA COVID-19 guidance document. Report about the OMEN 2020...

IEA report: Cooling, more efforts needed

Energy demand for space cooling has more than tripled since 1990, making it the fastest-growing end use in buildings. Space cooling was responsible for emissions of about 1 GtCO2 and nearly 8.5% of total final electricity consumption in...

Epuletgepesz Magazine - december 2020

The December 2020  issue of the  "Epuletgepesz" Magazine published by the Hungarian Mechanical Engieneering Society. Featured content: Hungarian summary article about the REHVA COVID-19 guidance document. Report about the...

Uusia esimerkkejä Talotekniikkainfossa

Two draft guides have been published by TALTEKA and are open for comments until 8 January 2021. The guides relate to residential ventilation solutions that can affect pressure and heat recovery in the cold. All building...

Poradnik „Dom bez Rachunków”

  Zadaniem niniejszego poradnika jest pomoc projektantom, architektom i instalatorom w zakresie doboru i projektowania systemu składającego się z instalacji fotowoltaicznej, pompy ciepła oraz zasobników ciepła i ciepłej wody w domach jedno...

Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. In parts of the world lacking modern energy...

2020 Getting to Zero Buildings List

NBI's 2020 list of pioneering zero energy (ZE) projects represents the latest growth in a rapidly expanding market. ZE buildings are extremely energy efficient, with a median site EUI of only 23 kBtu/sf/yr*, and consume only as much energy...

AIVC November 2020 Newsletter Special Issue on COVID-19

The AIVC board decided in their last (online) meeting of September 2020 to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID-19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was created to define...

RESULTS OF THE X-TENDO SURVEY FOR NEW ENERGY PERFORMANCE CERTIFICATES

Understanding end-user perspectives is crucial for the development and roll-out of new features for energy performance certificates (EPCs).   Without a full insight into what end- users want and need for the next generation of EPCs it will...