energy efficiency

  • Dubai: Solar-cooled, 6,000 m2 Office Building

    Dubai: Solar-cooled, 6,000 m2 Office Building

    Under the burning sun of Dubai, United Arab Emirates: 161 m2 of vacuum tube collectors by Irish manufacturer Kingspan Renewables provide enough heat for 6 small-size absorption chillers with a 10 kW cooling capacity by Swedish company Climatewell. Photo: Climatewell.

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  • The Sun Shines a Bit More in Härnösand (2010)

    This is a document released by the Swedish company Absolicon about the solar thermal and PV project being carried out through a public-private partnership in the small town of Härnösand in Sweden. The hospital in Härnösand is now an example of energy efficiency and use of renewable energy...
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  • Solar Thermal in Lazio Region (2010)

    This report, produced within the ProSTO project, presents solar thermal energy in the Italian region of Lazio. The document outlines the Italian legislative framework on energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources and explains how to implement a solar thermal ordinances at local...
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  • ON-RE Report: Energy Innovation in Municipal Building Codes (2009)

    The Italian National Observatory on Energy Saving Building Regulations (ONRE) released this report in 2009 in co-operation with Legambiente and CRESME. European Directives like the RES 2020 or the energy efficiency in buildings have pushed local authorities to create new legislation to comply...

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  • TREE Project – CSP Seminars in South Africa (2009)

    The TREE Project (Transfer Renewable Energy & Efficiency), run by the Renewables Academy (RENAC) in Berlin aims to promote capacity building and know-how transfer in renewable energies (RE), energy efficiency (EE) and climate protection for both decision makers from politics and business,...

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  • Solar Thermal Energy in Iran (2005)

    This document from 2005 looks into the potential of solar thermal development for Iran. Although Iran has a very high level of incoming global radiation, the use of solar energy in general is very low. One of the key-obstacles for solar thermal is the low level of energy prices. This can be...

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