Environmental issues related to buildings

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Rund 80 Prozent der Förderdarlehen im KfW-Programm Erneuerbare Energien (Premiumvariante) gingen an kleine und mittlere Unternehmen. Darüber hinaus stellte das BMU  den Investoren rund 96 Millionen Euro an Tilgungszuschüssen zur Verfügung, um die späteren Rückzahlungen zu verringern.
Post date: 8 Mar 2010
Type: Știri

The new strategy will help people make smarter use of energy in homes, making it easier to take action and reduce bills. Installing some technologies, such as solid wall insulation, could see energy bills cut by £380 a year (average between 2013 and 2020). The new strategy will also be good for jobs, with up to 65,000 jobs required in the green homes industry as a result, for example installing and manufacturing energy saving measures or providing home energy advice. The strategy will be implemented in a three stage plan:
Post date: 5 Mar 2010
Type: Știri

The total energy savings recorded by the Venue Energy Tracker were 906 MWh.  That’s enough energy for Canadian Olympic hockey team member and Gold medalist Katie Weatherston to play 1.7 million full games or Canadian Olympic Ski-cross team member Julia Murray to race down the ski-cross course 100 million times.
Post date: 2 Mar 2010
Type: Știri

Günther Oettinger, Commissioner responsible for Energy, said: "B iomass is one of the most important resources for reaching our renewable energy targets. It already contributes more than half of renewable energy consumption in the EU, providing a clean, secure and competitive energy resource. With this report, the Commission provides recommendations to Member States concerning sustainability criteria for solid biomass and biogas. A review is foreseen in 18 months in order to assess whether the scheme needs to be modified, including through the introduction of some mandatory standards...
Post date: 1 Mar 2010
Type: Știri

Saving Energy is a portal for  people who want to contribute to a lower energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.
Post date: 28 Feb 2010
Type: Legătură

Post date: 28 Feb 2010
Type: Legătură

The report is broken down into nine key themes as follows: Flood risk • The Thames Barrier has been raised 114 times to protect London from tidal and fluvial flooding since it became operational. Closures are becoming more frequent with two thirds occurring since 2000. Climate change may increase the risk of flooding, and require the barrier to be closed more often in the future. • Approximately half a million properties are in the floodplain in London.
Post date: 25 Feb 2010
Type: Știri