Many construction projects always have one thing in common – the energy infrastructure is key. The guidelines are clear: less CO2 emissions, better lifetime and improved climate protection, all achieved through both intention and action. The influence of insulation on efficiency and cost savings should be quantified and considered in every decision.
A new calculation tool has been launched in order to provide detailed answers to these questions.
Post date: 13 Dic 2016
By the end of 2015, a series of free postgraduate level training courses in Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB) will begin around Europe.
These ‘Professional Energy Skills in NZEB’ courses aim to empower building professionals through the development of skills in energy efficiency and integration of renewables in the retrofit of existing housing stock.
The program is for EU engineers, architects and building manager professionals who are interested in energy efficiency applied to buildings.
Post date: 28 Nov 2016
The progRESsHEAT project aims at assisting policy makers at the local, regional, national and EU- level in developing integrated, effective and efficient policy strategies to achieve a rapid and widespread penetration of renewable and efficient heating and cooling systems.
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
MORE-CONNECT consortium held a very successful international workshop in the framework of international conference SBE 2016 Build Green and Renovate Deep on October 6th. This was the 4th MORE-CONNECT international workshop. More than 20 participants attended this workshop.
Post date: 3 Nov 2016
A method presenting economic rationales for major reduction of energy use in non-residential buildings
Total Concept, an Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) project, offers a method and a financial tool that can provide the information required by establishing an informed platform for decisions about investments in energy-saving measures.
Post date: 27 Ott 2016
The MEnS Consortium is glad to invite you to join our third Front Meeting of Skills, from Wednesday 26th to Friday 28th October 2016, in Aarhus, Denmark.
The Front Meetings of Skills is a novel training activity created as part of a European funded project, MEnS, Meeting of Energy Professional Skills. To know more about MEnS, please visit the project website here: www.mens-nzeb.eu
Post date: 17 Ott 2016
The final event of the EU-financed SmartReFlex project will take place from 24 to 25 November 2016, in Kolding, Denmark, presenting and discussing the key findings and experiences on increasing the diffusion of smart and flexible district heating and cooling (DHC) systems in European cities, based on high shares of renewable energy sources (RES). The event focuses on further steps towards implementation, including financial support, as well as replication to other regions.
Post date: 11 Ott 2016
The Nordic edition of the International Energy Agency's (IEA)'s global Energy Technology Perspectives 2016, offering detailed scenario-based analysis of how the Nordic countries can achieve a near carbon-neutral energy system in 2050.
The report identifies opportunities for policy makers and the private sector in three strategic areas:
Post date: 29 Set 2016
District heating based on local renewable energy sources is becoming more and more an appealing solution for small communities in search of energy independence and of a stable price for their thermal energy supply. Such solutions often foresee a strong and direct involvement of the customers who could even own, at the same time, their heating grid by constituting a cooperative company to run the business.
Post date: 23 Set 2016
Efficient buildings are essential for an affordable Danish energy supply in 2050. The purpose of this report is to describe the contribution and role of the building sector in a 100% renewable energy future, as well as the transitions that are necessary in the building sector to support this change. The report builds on a literature review encompassing more than 50 reports and research papers over the last 10 years and more than a two decades knowledge about the interactions between different components of the energy sector.
Post date: 21 Set 2016