residential buildings / dwellings

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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: News

By addressing all aspects simultaneously, ESP-r allows the designer to explore the complex relationships between a building's form, fabric, air flow, plant and control. ESP-r is based on a finite volume, conservation approach in which a problem (specified in terms of geometry, construction, operation, leakage distribution, etc.) is transformed into a set of conservation equations (for energy, mass, momentum, etc.) which are then integrated at successive time-steps in response to climate, occupant and control system influences.
Post date: 5 Feb 2010
Type: Tool

Post date: 21 Dec 2009
Type: Tool

Post date: 26 Oct 2009
Type: Tool

The expertises are made by qualified and independent energy consultants for private persons and small to medium enterprises. Supported are consultations for homes built before 1994. Additional information and a list of consultants can be found here.
Post date: 28 Sep 2009
Type: News

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 energy performance of their houses, with little tips on energy saving solutions.
Post date: 24 Jun 2009
Type: Tool