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Future European standards for Low or Zero Energy/Carbon Housing

Attached is a link to a questionaire to identify different views on Low or Zero Energy/Carbon standards for New housing. A summary of responses can be found below. The questionaire is part of a Msc Dissertation titled "Carbon Neutral...
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AnTherm

This tool calculates characteristic indicators for the construction, such as linear (or point) thermal transmittance or the matrix of thermal coupling coefficients (i.e. boundary conditions independent results). AnTherm facilitates...
Calculates temperature distributions, heat flows and (optionally) vapor diffusion flows in building structures - particularly those with thermal heat bridges. AnTherm (Analysis of Thermal behavior of Building Construction Heat Bridges) is...
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EPB-software

Free application that supports the (Flemish) Energy Performance Legislation for Buildings. EPB=software is based on a large number of building and installation characteristics and calculates the U-values, the average insulation level and...
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Energies-Bretagne-ERH2

Pôle de compétences régional hydrogène et piles à combustibles en Bretagne Deux projets d'action: - Le livre blanc des compétences nécessaires et disponibles pour l'émergence d'une filière hydrogène et piles à combustibles en Bretagne...
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Website of the IEE project CENSE (CEN calculation procedures) has been significantly upgraded

dear all, May I invite you for a visit? http://www.iee-cense.eu The IEE CENSE project (2007-2010) supports the EU Member States (MS) and other target groups. The aim is to achieve better awareness and more effective use of the European...
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News on the Community on energy performance calculation procedures

dear members and visitors of the Community on energy performance calculation procedures. It is summer in Europe and many people are on holidays. But for those who are on line, you may wonder what you can expect from this community....
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Methodology of Energy Measurement and Estimation of Annual Energy Consumption of Lifts (Elevators), Escalators and Moving Walks

About one third of the final energy consumption in the Community is used in the tertiary and residential sector, mostly in buildings. Due to the increased comfort requirements, energy consumption in buildings recently experienced a...
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Programy wspomagające projektowanie instalacji sanitarnych SANKOM

Software for calculation of energy performance according to Polish regulations about energy certificates. Demo version avialiable for free.
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BEDEC PRO

Software for calculation of energy performance according to Polish regulations about energy certificates based on internet technology. Demo version avialiable for free.
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Calculation per European Standard EN 12831

see linked PDF-files.
www.linear.de
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Dolnośląska Agencja Poszanowania Energii CERTO

Software for calculation of energy performance according to Polish regulations about energy certificates. Demo version avialiable for free.
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AnTherm (Analysis of Thermal behavior of Building Constructions with Thermal Bridges and Vapour Diffusion)

  AnTherm provides totally new capabilities for evaluating building envelope elements or even whole buildings with particular attention to thermal bridges and (optionally) vapour diffusion. It provides modern three dimensional...
This Thermal Heat / Cold Bridge Simulation Software calculates the distribution of temperature, heat streams and vapor diffusion streams within building components of arbitrary form built as composite of arbitrary materials. Furthermore...
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Interesting report about inspection of boilers and air conditioning systems

A document from the EPBD Concerted Action (in which Member States discussed about the transposition of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive) reports about the discussions concerning inspection of  boilers and air conditioning...
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UK & France sign MOU to develop common single rating tool for environmental assessment certification

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Insulation Thickness Specification for HVAC systems

I'm Nicola Mela and I'm employed for P3 srl a company that deals with the production of PU sandwich panels for the realization of pre-insulated ductworks for HVAC systems. My question concerns the possibility of looking for specific...
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Comparing methods across Member States

Hi all, My background is an EPC assessor in the UK, but I am looking at ways that other countries calculate the energy and CO2 for an EPC. I am focusing on Scottish buildings with thick stone solid walls, so ideally would be comparing our...
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What future for inspection of air conditioning systems?

Work in progress about the recast of the EPBD shows that the requirements for the inspection of air conditioning systems could change. The proposal for the recast of the EPBD by the European Commission (13 November 2008) as well as the...
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Italian Benchmarking Tool

A little tool meant to promote the building energy consumption awareness among the italian users of social networks. Going through a simple procedure integrated as a Facebook application, users of social network can get a hint at the...
A little tool meant to promote the building energy consumption awareness among the italian users of social networks
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What future for boilers inspection?

Work in progress about the recast of the EPBD shows that the requirements for the inspection of boilers shall probably change. The proposal for the recast of the EPBD by the European Commission (13 November 2008) as well as the European...
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Online Energy Check for home builders (including online renovation)

This is how it works: Model your home step by step on the computer (takes about five minutes). The Energy Check computes your energy consumption and your energy index in relation to the Austrian average (= benchmark for the Energy...
In a well insulated house, low heating costs and a cuddly warm home need not be a contradiction. Would attic insulation pay off for your house? How much would installing new windows reduce your heating costs? Let the Energy Check including...