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Frame Simulator

Frame Simulator makes calculation of the thermal transmittance in windows and building components an extremely easy process. It can be used to: analyze how heat flows through building components and fenestrations estimate surface...
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Passive Houses in Mediterranean Climates

This is a very interestinmg article. I'd be very interested to hear how this study compares to the outcomes of earlier studies and to learn about built examples in Southern European countries: http://www.passivhaustagung.de/...
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NOVOCLIMAT

Insulation, air, vapour and water tightness, windows, ventilation... all the criteria for the certification Novoclimat are reviewed in this animation. Many tips, reminders and recommendations are exposed.
NOVOCLIMAT is a home program available to consumers interested in buying a home with a high energy efficiency rating. NOVOCLIMAT homes improve energy efficiency by at least 25% based on three key principles: insulation, air/vapour/...
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Green Building Rating tools comparison tool

SB Alliance goal is to develop common metrics that can be used to monitor and compare internationally ecological behavior and sustainable performance through the different voluntary rating schemes. SB Alliance is a non-profit, non-...
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Lesosai 6.0

LESOSAI 6.0 is a programme for thermal energy calculation and certification of buildings comprising one or more heated or cooled zones. It is designed primarily for building and thermal engineers and architects. The software supports...
LESOSAI 6.0 is a programme for thermal energy calculation and certification of buildings comprising one or more heated or cooled zones. It is designed primarily for building and thermal engineers and architects. The software supports...
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Boiler info

This internet tool aims at setting up an information system around domestic boilers to be used by consumers, installers and energy consultants and other branches that are involved in the choice of the boilers. It is of utmost importance...
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Cense workshop with croatian building authorities in Zagreb

The 8th and 9th of December a workshop has been organized in Zagreb by the IEE - CENSE project in cooperation with Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection, Physical Planning and Construction, Directorate for Construction, who is...
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Internet information session on good building practice for thermal bridges offered on January 19, 2010

The IEE ASIEPI project has organised an internet information session on thermal bridges with the following topics: Good practice guidance Promotion of good building practice Execution quality in EU Member States Advanced technical...
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What future for the inspection of boilers?

One of the latest documents from the Council of the European Union about the EPBD recast, dated 25 November 2009 (http://www.buildup.eu/publications/6620), allows to imagine what could be the future requirements concerning inspection of...
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ENERPASS

Detailed building energy simulation program for residential and smaller commercial buildings. ENERPASS calculates the annual energy use for space heating, cooling, lighting, water heating and fan energy. The calculations are performed on...
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Energy and Economic Analysis Software

EnergyGauge is a family of user-friendly PC software tools that allow simple yet detailed performance-based analysis of building energy use and perform economic analysis of proposed energy improvements. EnergyGauge will perform: -...
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Energy-10

Conceptual design tool focused on making whole-building tradeoffs during early design phases for buildings that are less than 10,000 ft2 floor area, or buildings which can be treated as one or two-zone increments. Performs whole-building...
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Energy Profile Tool

A customizable, commercially available energy analysis tool. Users enter information about their facilities to receive detailed profiles of the energy use, as well as benchmark comparison results. The tool helps identify opportunities to...
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Energy Expert

Self-training software that creates a “smart model” of a building using interval data and hourly weather data and compares daily energy consumption against this norm. The Energy Expert will tell you whether a facility over-consumed, under-...
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EnerCAD

Heat balance optimisation of buildings and active solar potential with real-time feedback. Although several heat balance calculation software do exist, EnerCAD has a very specific approach: it is designed by a multidisciplinary team of...
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ENER-WIN

Energy design tool for large commercial buildings. Performs whole-building energy analysis for 8760 hours/year for up to 98 zones and 20 different wall and window types. Calculates transient heat flows, HVAC loads, daylighting, energy...
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EED

Program for borehole heat exchanger design. Its easy of use, short learning curve, quick calculation times and inherent databases make EED a useful tool in everyday engineering work for design of ground source heat pump system (GSHP) and...
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EE4 CBIP

Designed to demonstrate a building's compliance to the requirements of the Commercial Building Incentive Program (CBIP) performance path approach. EE4 CBIP is offered by Natural Resources Canada's Office of Energy Efficiency to...
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ECOTECT

Complete environmental design tool which couples an intuitive 3D modelling interface with extensive solar, thermal, lighting, acoustic and cost analysis functions. ECOTECT is one of the few tools in which performance analysis is simple,...
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EcoDesigner

EcoDesigner enables architects to quickly and efficiently evaluate design alternatives based on energy consumption, carbon footprint and monthly energy balance. Using EcoDesigner architects can easily analyze, at an early stage, their...