Standardised easy-to-use energy check tool (energy audit) for SMEs in five different crafts: Bulgarian carpenters, German bakers, Greek bricklayer/glass producer/ painter producer, Irish small food producers and Spanish meat producers.
Energy renovation of existing buildings is one of the priorities within the development of sustainable use of energy. Due to the importance and the size of the task, the Ministry of Infrastructure (MZI) in Slovenia established an Office for energy renovation of buildings in October of 2015. The office consists of experts from the fields of construction, engineering, law, and economics, which together manage all aspects of this measure.
“Green calculations - A plus for you and two pluses for the environment” was a Croatian Environmental Protection and Energy Efficiency Fund's public call and campaign aimed at households. The measures to achieve energy savings in homes are one of the major guidelines of European as well as the national energy policy. Most modern households own a series of electric household appliances. In the energy consumption of households, the consumption of household appliances in 20%. In Croatia, there are about 180,000 appliances sold every year.
The Energy Advisory Handbook was prepared as a starting point for future Energy Advisers, i.e. participants of the Energy Advisers Course. The manual contains all the information handled within the Course that provides basic knowledge of the thermal protection of buildings, energy consumption in heating, cooling, ventilation and domestic hot water, and electricity consumption for lighting and electrical appliances. Special chapters are dedicated to the application of renewable energy in households, as well as the economic assessment of energy efficiency projects.
The Handbook Guide to the Green Office deals with one of the most important environmental issues of the 21st century - how everyday office work can contribute to reducing overall environmental impact and increase the use of other resources for the benefit of employees and the wider community. The purpose of introducing a green office and green business to the organization is the contribution to the application of the principle of sustainable development in the business sector.
Technical guidelines on Energy efficiency in lighting in different type of buildings: offices, educational centers and hospitals.
An informative guide directed to the citizens to make known the contribution of domotics to energy saving and to promote the responsible consumption of energy. The guide was written by CEDOM, the Spanish Association of Domotics, in collaboration with the Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving, IDAE.
Aislamiento en edificios 2: Guías Técnicas para la Rehabilitación de la Envolvente Térmica de los Edificios, Spain
Collection of technical guides focused on each type of insulation material. They are complementary to the general information provided by the previous Divulgative Guide and are aimed at professionals in the building sector, with more detailed information on the technical level.
Aislamiento en edificación 1: Guía práctica de la energía para la rehabilitación de edificios. El aislamiento, la mejor solución, Spain
A divulgative guide directed to communities of neighbors and house owners on thermal refurbishment of buildings. The guide explains what is a thermal refurbishment with isolation, when it can and should be done, what buildings are susceptible to a refurbishment, practical advice and how to apply for the available aids. The last chapter contains a case study of a real example.
Series of Technical Guidelines developed by IDAE, the Spanish Institute for Energy Diversification and Saving, with the objective of increasing energy efficiency of the thermal installations in buildings. These documents are addressed to designers, installers, maintainers, inspectors and users of thermal installations of buildings, and have been recognized as official documents of the Regulation of Thermal Installations in Buildings (RITE).