Applying the Proposed TNS Energy Budget to Various Building Types

Schwer, Paul
May 2002
Environmental Design & Construction;May/Jun2002, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p36
Trade Publication
Discusses the application of The Natural Step energy budget to various building types. Combination of improved building efficiency, improved photovoltaic efficiency and other sources of renewable energy; Use of average energy use indices.


Related Articles

  • Buildings that feel the heat. Scoones, Andrew // EG: Estates Gazette;4/13/2002, Issue 215, p119 

    Focuses on the application of renewable energy by offices in Great Britain. Need for political and economic incentives to urge the use of renewable energy; Misconceptions about renewable energy; Benefits from renewable energy.

  • New South African building regulations; commercial buildings expected to use renewable energy.  // African Business News;11/1/2013, p15 

    The article informs that the National Building Regulations Act of South Africa mandates buildings complying with the Green Building Council of South Africa green building codes to generate 50% of their hot water by using renewable energy.

  • RANT. Smith, Matt // Contract Journal;6/6/2007, Vol. 438 Issue 6628, p64 

    The author discusses why he disagrees with a scheme related to the use of renewable energy and the construction of sustainable buildings in London, England.

  • Tower of power. O'Neill, Graeme // Bulletin with Newsweek;12/11/2001, Vol. 119 Issue 6305, p44 

    Focuses on the plan of the head of EnviroMission Roger Davey to build the tallest structure to siphon solar energy from arid landscape in Victoria. Purpose of the structure; Changes in the green gas emissions generated by the construction of the tower; Attitude of the Australians toward...

  • FROM THE EDITOR. Furness, Dannielle // Electrical Solutions (18340644);2012, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p3 

    An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including building automation, sources of renewable energy, and telecommunications.

  • Winning project features Clamac equipment.  // Snips;Feb2010, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p26 

    The article reports that the 2009 International Award in the Renewable Energy Project of the Year went to the Civic Center in Encinitas, California, which made use of Calmac's IceBank energy storage tanks.

  • CRES Building Awards.  // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p16 

    Reports on the Colorado Renewable Energy Society's recognition of winners of its 2002 Renewable Energy in Building Awards. Purpose of the awards; Award categories.

  • The Greening of Smiley.  // Solar Today;May/Jun2004, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p35 

    Presents lists of featured renewable power used at the Smiley Building in Durango, Colorado. Design of the solar thermal collection system; Efficiency of the non-solar radiators; Benefits of the electric water heaters.

  • PLANNING STATS.  // Planning (14672073);10/18/2013, Issue 1969, p5 

    Statistics related to sustainable buildings, renewable energy sources development and buildings and endangered buildings scheduled monuments in Great Britain as of October 2013, is presented.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics