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February 27, 2012

Nordic Green Building Council Conference

February 9-10, 2012, Oslo, Norway To be honest I had ulterior motives to attend the conference; the chance to interview a couple of people for the next SAA Simply book. The conference was a secondary bonus. However the Scandinavian event was a pleasant surprise, which showed Nordic collaboration at its best through the now established […]...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

Are you interested in the energy efficiency of your building, i.e. how energy efficient are you?

Go iServ! iSERVcmb (Inspection of HVAC systems through continuous monitoring and benchmarking) There are many types of certifications for air handling components, such as Eurovent or Passivhaus certification, most of…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

Simple design is the way to go!

Design of tall buildings with case study of 20 Fenchurch Street. Presented by Vince Ugarow, speaker of the Swegon Air Academy for CIBSE West Midlands in Birmingham. Vince´s presentation was…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 15, 2011

REHVA seminar in Brussels on the regulation of ventilation products

REHVA Technical Seminar, October 28, 2011, Brussels, Belgium Air conditioning product regulations with input > 12 kW is another major preparatory study of the Ecodesign Directive ENTR Lot 6, which…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

Brussels on the regulation of energy labelling

REHVA Technical Seminar, October 28, 2011, Brussels, Belgium Not surprisingly, the greatest environmental impact of used energy in various products occur in the use phase, the production and end-of-life phases…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

REHVA seminar about policy development on energy efficiency in buildings

REHVA Technical Seminar, October 28, 2011, Brussels, Belgium In Brussels, October 28, 2011, information on the energy efficiency in buildings in the European Union (EU) was presented by Michaela Holl…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

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SAA seminar about high-rise buildings in Istanbul

November 15, Istanbul, Turkey The view of Istanbul city from the Asian side offers a beautiful panorama, which is slowly being punctuated by the increase of high-rise buildings. Whether the…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

The Finns; what are their views on passive houses and nZEB?

The idea of a net Zero Energy Building (nZEB) is greatly discussed in Finland. By definition, the nZEB has zero net energy consumption which is based on the balance of…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

Building Standards in China

In China, there was an increase in energy consumption of 46% in 2009 due to the further urbanization of cities and improved living conditions, accompanied by a high growth of…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova