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This booklet is part of a series consisting of the following volumes: Booklet 1: Overall Energy Performance of Buildings Booklet 2: Building Energy Performance Booklet 3: Heating Systems and Domestic Hot Water Booklet 4: Ventilation and Cooling Systems Booklet 5: Inspection of Systems for Heating, Air Conditioning and Ventilation
Post date: 26 Jul 2010
Type: Publication

Building describtion The Solar Community Centre was constructed based on the idea of creating a building, which meets and satisfies the objectives for future community buildings for all age groups and social stratums. Furthermore, the goal was to build an optimized building in terms of resource usage and an ecologically sound building both in construction and operation. The finished building is seen in figure 1 to 3.
Post date: 28 Jun 2010
Type: Case

Topics covered include:
Post date: 25 Jun 2010
Type: Publication

At an AEEBC seminar held in Helsinki, Zsolt Toth discussed the provisions of the EU’s recast of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The new directive will require all buildings put up from the end of 2020 to be ‘nearly-zero energy’ and, to a large extent, use renewable energy. The recast buildings directive sets out rules for the energy performance of both new and existing buildings. Member States will have to take measures to achieve these requirements at "cost-optimal levels".
Post date: 15 Jun 2010
Type: News

On EnergyMap Danish companies, organisations, institutions and public authorities are given the opportunity to present their work and ideas on technologies and programmes that may help combat climate change and improve energy-efficiency. Users of EnergyMap are invited to explore the solutions, cases, projects and events presented on the portal. Many of the featured sites are open for visitors and many also offer investment opportunities. 
Post date: 8 Jun 2010
Type: Case

Post date: 3 Jun 2010
Type: Event

The REHVA European HVAC Journal, Volume 47, Issue 2, March 2010, pages 18, 20-22 and 24-25
Post date: 2 Jun 2010
Type: Publication

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 May 2010
Type: Topic