Category Archives: Energy Efficient Buildings
This is still one of my favorite overviews of sustainable energy. David MacKay really did a great job explaining the major challenges.
Die Regierung denkt über eine Abwrackprämie für alte Öl- und Gasheizungen nach (Link). Die Frage ist, mit was diese Heizungen ersetzt werden. Mit neuen Öl- und Gasheizungen oder nachhaltigeren Lösungen?
Here is a link. This could become a great source of data for scientific research about energy efficiency in buildings. Although it’s just a snapshot…
A very good example of how computer science can make a difference in energy management. I wonder how complex the algorithms behind the smart thermostat really are. In my opinion, this is the right way to improve energy efficiency in … Continue reading
Here is the link: http://www.heise.de/tr/artikel/Buerobunker-auf-Energiediaet-1393280.html. The demand for energy efficient building materials still seems to be rather low. One of the reasons mentioned in the article is that construction companies often do not want to take the risk involved in … Continue reading