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  • Netherlands: Energy Demand Reduced to 25 kWh/m²a in Just One Day

    Netherlands: Energy Demand Reduced to 25 kWh/m²a in Just One Day

    In recent years, Roosendaal’s De Kroeven, the Dutch city’s district of terraced houses built in the 1960s (left photo), has radically changed not only its stone face but also its energy performance (right). Netherland’s largest passive-house retrofit project equipped 246 houses with new...
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  • Germany: Solar Heating Saves more CO2 than Maximum Insulation

    Germany: Solar Heating Saves more CO2 than Maximum Insulation

    Solar thermal heating makes houses up to 67% more energy-efficient than a perfectly optimised building envelope. This is the result of a paper which compared the efficiency of solar thermal systems with building insulations. The study, which was commissioned by the German Federal Solar...

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