On-site renewable energy sources

Tool

PVcad

Program for planning PV facades (grip coupled system). PVcad version 1.2.1 offers interfaces to civil engineering CAD systems (DXF-Import) as well as extensive databases for weather data at many different locations, modules and inverters. Specially...
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SAIENERGIA

SAIENERGIA, part of SAIE the biggest construction trade fair in Italy, takes place in Bologna. The SAIE fair gets over 170,000 visitors every year, about 45% professionals and 42% building contractors. Last year SAIENERGIA took place for the first...
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SBO organizes Heat Congress

The Dutch government attracts 400 million for the promotion of renewable heat. Preservation of heat is necessary for the energy ambitions of the Netherlands. Key themes to be addressed: - How should the government encourage the use of renewable...
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Aktualności

Energy efficient refurbishment: Ruins of a pre-war holiday building to become most energy efficient youth hostel

Prora was a 4.5 km long block building planned and erected between 1935 and 1939 on the island of Rügen in Germany. After the war the listed building was not in use and fell into decay. Now a 500 m long section of the building will be refurbished to...
The energy efficient retrofit concept is based on a reduction of the primary energy need to a third of the German requirements for new buildings and on the environmental friendly supply of the remaining need including the neutralisation of...
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US and China announce collaboration on Energy Efficiency in Buildings

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced on July 16th a new agreement between the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Chinese Ministry of Urban-Rural Development (MOHURD) to foster collaboration and partnership in the development of improved,...
Under the agreement, the United States and China will exchange experts and technicians to learn from each other's experiences with efficient building technologies, including: high-performance HVAC, insulation, lighting, cold storage,...
Publication

The Green Home Guide

This on line digital guide shows to residential building occupants and owners in the USA how to save energy at home.
This free online guide gives tips, tricks, facts and projects about saving energy and water. You can click through an animated home to see the worst spots for wasting power, air and water or explore the interactive map to get energy cost...
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Green light given on eco-town sites in Britain

Greener living in Britain's first eco-towns will become a reality for up to 30,000 people in five years' time, as Housing Minister John Healey announced the four sites that have passed the government's tough standards to go through to the next...
Publication

KYA για τους όρους εγκατάστασης Φωτοβολταϊκών Συστημάτων, ισχύος μέχρι 10 KW στα δώματα και στις στέγες των κτηρίων

Joint Ministerial Decision on the rules for installation of photovoltaic systems in the roofs of buildings and households in Greece. Κοινή Υπουργική Απόφαση που καθορίζει τους κανόνες εγκατάστασης φωτοβολταικών συστημάτων στα δώματα και στις στέγες...