Download Energy Policy Instruments and Technical Change in the by M. Beerepoot PDF

By M. Beerepoot

Strength functionality coverage within the construction zone - akin to is defined through ecu Directive referred to as EPBD - has the purpose of lowering power intake in structures. Given the significance of the improvement of thoughts in power expertise, and a transition to a sustainable strength provide procedure, it will be important that coverage tools for power conservation within the construction region stimulate the improvement and diffusion of techniques. This book contributes to wisdom concerning the content material of power functionality coverage and concludes that the influence of strength functionality coverage in encouraging innovation is proscribed. The research of the innovation process of the Dutch building identifies how the project-based nature of the development is a drawback to 'learning-rich' collaboration among a number of the stakeholders. The research contributes to the dialogue in regards to the effect of presidency coverage for power conservation within the development region, within the context of weather switch policy.IOS Press is a global technological know-how, technical and scientific writer of top quality books for teachers, scientists, and pros in all fields. a few of the components we put up in: -Biomedicine -Oncology -Artificial intelligence -Databases and knowledge platforms -Maritime engineering -Nanotechnology -Geoengineering -All facets of physics -E-governance -E-commerce -The wisdom economic system -Urban reviews -Arms regulate -Understanding and responding to terrorism -Medical informatics -Computer Sciences

Show description

Read or Download Energy Policy Instruments and Technical Change in the Residential Building Sector - Volume 15 Sustainable Urban Areas PDF

Similar ventilation & air conditioning books

Hvac Air Duct Leakage Manual

This American nationwide typical, ANSI/SMACNA 016-2012, covers revised leakage standards and builds at the confirmed equipment for checking out ductwork for air leaks from the 1st version. includes updates to the predicted leakage charges for ductwork built to the SMACNA HVAC Duct building Standards-Metal & versatile, duct leakage try out approaches, tips on use of leakage trying out, forms of attempt equipment and try setup and pattern leakage research.

Faber & Kell's Heating & Air-Conditioning of Buildings

''Faber and Kell'' has for over fifty years been accredited because the so much useful and finished publication on heating and air con layout and is thought of as the traditional reference publication for either scholars and practitioners. with the intention to offer up to date info, this 9th variation has been revised to incorporate the most recent alterations to procedure layout and covers many elements in larger intensity, while nonetheless preserving the nature of earlier variants.

Basic Principles of Concrete Structures

In response to the most recent model of designing codes either for constructions and bridges (GB50010-2010 and JTG D62-2004), this publication begins from metal and urban fabrics, whose houses are extremely important to the mechanical habit of concrete structural participants. step-by-step, research of strengthened and prestressed concrete contributors below simple loading forms (tension, compression, flexure, shearing and torsion) and environmental activities are brought.

Plastic Methods for Steel and Concrete Structures

It is a thoroughly revised, up-to-date and reset version of the textual content that seemed with an analogous identify throughout the Eighties. It covers the necessities of the latest layout criteria (BS5950, BS8110 and the Eurocodes) and should entice undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of civil and structural engineering and to working towards engineers.

Additional resources for Energy Policy Instruments and Technical Change in the Residential Building Sector - Volume 15 Sustainable Urban Areas

Example text

4 for residential buildings, which represented almost the usual building practice at that time and therefore was not considered difficult to realise. 0 in 2000. 8. g. org). However, given the importance attributed to the idea of energy performance regulations by the European Union, it is remarkable that very little research has been conducted into the effects of energy performance regulations. org). This study did not, however, actually constitute evaluation research, but reported on existing research (or lack thereof) and developed recommendations for future action on the basis of expert meetings.

Utrecht, Ecofys. Foliente, G. C. (2000). Developments in performance-based building codes and standards. In: Forest Products Journal 50, (7/8), pp. 12-21. Freeman, C. (1987). Technology policy and economic performance: lessons from Japan. London, Pinter Publishers Ltd. Geels, F. W. (2004). From sectoral systems of innovation to socio-technical systems. Insights about dynamics and change from sociology and institutional theory. In: Research Policy, Vol. 33, pp. 897-920. , K. Rennings & F. Leone (2000).

The system approach and network approach have certain commonalities, and have both been ‘radicalised’ by social constructivists who analyze technological developments on the basis of the individual significance that different relevant social groups ascribe to new products. , 1987). The SCOT approach is explained in Bijker (1987) by the historical example of the bicycle, in which different groups of actors − housewives and sporting types − ascribed an entirely different significance to the bicycle: on the one hand, a safe means of transport, and on the other, a piece of athletic equipment to be used to achieve breakneck speeds.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 37 votes