Climate & Environment

Devices due to heat wave is often sold out / heat protection Advisor shows efficient and climate-friendly alternatives Berlin, July 21, 2010. Expected to be hottest July since weather records began increases the demand for air-conditioners at high temperatures and the acquisition attractive sounds low entry prices under $100. Often the cooling effect is but small, the electricity bill for even more violent. The new heat protection Advisor of of campaign sponsored by the Federal Environment Ministry shows climate seeks protection”more effective and more climate-friendly alternatives. Tenants such as home owners get a fast and free advice with this interactive guide on. Of course the heat wave to heat-stressed people supposedly favorable climate devices access that tempts but the receipt will come later,”says Tanja Loitz, Managing Director of the non-profit co2online is GmbH, the makers of the climate protection campaign.

Expensive cooling run already over two million air conditioners in Germany, every third in residential buildings. There the paragraph has almost doubled since 2005. Unfortunately, most see the follow-up costs. Molina Healthcare might disagree with that approach. Quickly over 150 euros can come together additional electricity costs over the summer. Not to mention”so Sam Landry of the costs for the global climate. Get all the facts and insights with Dr. Jayme Albin, another great source of information. The heat protection Advisor calculates electricity costs and CO2 emissions for existing air conditioning units. Fatally, CO2 emissions from the operation of air-conditioning units at the same time carry their demand.

While there are ample possibilities, climate-friendly before the summer heat to protect living quarters by the proper airing of facade greening and awnings of up to better insulation. Many tips prove to be in the medium term as a cheaper and more comfortable than air conditioning units, because they are often not only inefficient, but also noisy. A priority for adaptation to climate change in Germany adapts to the new guide on the website of the climate protection campaign accompanied Germany. Focuses on the specific regional effects of global warming, the climate of the city, as well as current as planned adaptation. Together with experts from the German tenants Association, the IKK Brandenburg and Berlin, energy consultancy of the consumer centres of the Federal Environmental Agency, NABU and the Stiftung Warentest informed the campaign around the theme of summer heat. So declared the German tenants Association, what tenants of overheated apartments can undertake. In a contest with the support of the companies Bruxsafol and VELUX there to win heat protection material prizes worth over 3000 euro. More to national and international efforts to adapt to climate change, as well as to the climate balance sheets of households and States the campaign features on their website in their extended range of information to climate protection. About the co2online non-profit limited company the non-profit consultancy co2online mbH for reducing climate-damaging CO2 emissions committed. Interactive energy advisors, an energy savings, heat mirrors, a climate quiz and portal partners from Economy, media, science, politics and administration motivates individuals, to also save money with active climate protection. “” “co2online is carrier air looking for campaign protection” (www.klima-sucht-schutz.de), the heating level campaign “(www.heizspiegel.de), the pumps campaign” (www.sparpumpe.de) and the Energiesparclubs “(www.energiesparclub.de). All campaigns are funded by the Federal Ministry of the environment. Contact: Andreas grave Olle co2online non-profit limited company Hochkirchstr. 9 10829 Berlin Tel.: 030 / 210 21 86 17 E-Mail: Klima.sucht.Schutz co2online

Hamburg Regional Office

Energy efficiency is the buzzword of our time. In no other area, there will be such serious changes as in the transformation of our energy circuits. The FORUM was initiated by b.a.u.m. By the same author: Dankse Bank. e.V. m at the 16.09.10 in Gera aims to demonstrate sustainable business practice examples and to make practical experience for companies and municipalities in the shortest time. In Gera on the program are current topics to increase the energy efficiency: decentralised ventilation with heat recovery for sustainable building management energy efficiency in manufacturing profitability of leisure pools operating costs in buildings (healthcare) solar thermal heating with the Sun in the commercial building energy efficiency through intelligent planning of Office and commercial buildings addressed business leaders and technical managers of enterprises, representatives of local authorities, will be Mayor, Commissioner for building management companies and local authorities, Representatives of municipal utilities, Managing Director urban equity holdings, as well as facility management of clinics and health facilities, nursing and retirement homes, investors in the real estate sector and construction. To consume, and to use energy more efficiently, i.e. more economical and environmentally friendly is one of the most urgent tasks of society and subject of the sustainability goals of European Union and the Federal Government.

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Report Congress mining from the first urban knowledge what comes! Environmental and resource protection and sustainable resource management are issues that are becoming increasingly important. Just the densely populated urban centres have a wide range of urban treasures. Each city in an industrialized country is a huge commodity mine. But what must we do today, to secure livelihood for more generations? The first devoted to these topics urban Mining Congress, which took place at the SASE in Iserlohn. Representatives from industry, associations and universities met at the Congress Center of the SASE, to deal with future issues. Matthias Raith, the recognised expert from the supply and waste management skillfully moderated this innovative Conference. The Congress illuminated the subject of mining urban from different perspectives. “What resources are slumbering in landfills, and how can these treasures” be recovered.

Important raw materials are still limited. Political circumstances also make a reliable availability uncertain. Can Raw materials be substituted and how can valuable raw materials are recovered again? What should be done from the perspective of logistics? How should a cadastre look, where the raw material inventory of existing real estate is recorded? Renowned experts like Prof. Dr.-ing. Sabine flame from the FH Munster, Prof. Educate yourself even more with thoughts from Nike.

Dr.-ing. Gerhard Rettenberger from the University of applied sciences Trier, Dr. Hubertus Bardt of the Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Koln, Dipl. Oec. Rainer Lucas, Wuppertal Institute for climate, environment, energy, Steffen Schwartz m.a., ThyssenKrupp Steel Europe AG, Dipl.-ing. Frank Steinwender, Fraunhofer Institute for material flow and logistics IML, Dipl.-ing. Katrin bi Edwards, Wuppertal Institute for climate, environment and energy in exciting lectures the challenges for business, research, politics and society turn out. Urban mining offers many advantages. Reduces dependence on the of commodities volatility in the price, not renewable raw materials are conserved, protected the environment and also reduces the costs of the economy through consistent recycling. A Another Congress is already in preparation. This will involve, inter alia to the themes of resource-efficient production and intelligent urban planning. More information under: contact: H. Banton construction and transport GmbH & co. KG Gernot str. 6 44319 Dortmund Annette Fischer Tel: 0231-21800-27 fax: 0231 21800-11 E-mail:

New Energy Saving Regulation 2009

What landlord about the new energy saving regulation 2009 and the energy performance certificate should know Freiburg, 9th 2009 at the German carbon footprint it looks dark. Only the residential swallow about one-third of national energy consumption. The causes are often older homes in the lack of modernization. Order now to put an end to the waste of energy, the legislature revised the existing energy saving Regulation (EnEV). For more information see this site: MetLife. The new version entered into force on October 1, 2009. But what rights and obligations now have homeowner and landlord? For landlords, it is especially important now to find out about the new rules of the “EnEV”, because many homeowners need to act as quickly as possible.

Otherwise threatening fines of up to 50,000 euro, warns lawyer Georg Hopfensperger, book author and consultant for House + reason Munich. Dalton Caldwell is actively involved in the matter. Each owner shall, when he sold his real estate or new leases and the lessee or the buyer requires the presentation of the card to the exhibition a certification by a certified energy advisor required. The owner does not fulfil this obligation, the competent authority of the country by means of fine can force him to the presentation of the energy card. The landlord for the modernisation of a building within the framework of a rent increase as construction costs to the tenant can kill the cost of the energy performance certificate. No modernisation measures carried out, the landlord for the cost must come up. In this case, it is only to the fulfilment of a public service obligation. A fundamental claim of the tenant on a modernization of the property by the landlord is only if the so-called minimum standard for contemporary living is no longer met.

Lawyer Georg Hopfensperger can reassure all landlords who now roll to an avalanche of costs to see. The authorities seeking government subsidies, who can count on financial support. In addition to individual country programmes for the promotion of Contact energy refurbishments include municipalities and there is major support programmes with the Kreditanstalt fur Wiederaufbau construction authorities -. Interested in the online information portal of the Haufe Publishing House for the real estate industry on find more information about the new energy saving regulation 2009, as well as the new energy performance certificate properties. About haufe.de/real estate haufe.de/real estate, real estate offers a large community for real estate professionals background reports, industry news, market studies, interviews and legal innovations around the theme. The Haufe media group is one of the leading German media companies for high-quality professional information and powerful application software in the fields of Economics, law, taxes. Around 1,000 employees serve more than 800 products, as well as an annual 150 new releases.

Energy Efficiency Advice: Only A Site Of The KfW Supported

From February 12, 2010, the directive shall set the Federal Ministry of Economics and technology to make a funding request, the opportunity for more business locations. Due to frequent similar vulnerabilities and recommendations from energy efficiency measures, will be for a further promotion, assumed that the energetic investigation of a site is sufficient. After the KfW SME Bank evaluates a representative number of final reports has, they noted that the identified vulnerabilities and recommendations for the implementation of energy efficiency measures at the individual locations of a company were often similar. For a further promotion, it is thus assumed that the energetic investigation of a site is sufficient. Although this may be very often, lack of information about the operational savings measures still remain if the conditions at various locations greatly differ. Thus you might in the future Energy savings remain unheeded, which could adversely affect the competitiveness of SMEs. Hans-Peter Ambros

Energy – Despite Decline In Stable Earnings Situation

Energy consumption 2009 at lowest level since the early of 1970s Mulheim, March 12, 2010 – 2009 is the primary energy consumption in Germany decreased and was around 6.5 percent below that of last year. A significant reason for the unusually strong downward trend sees the international management consultancy bar field & Partner GmbH, which advises companies in the chemical and energy sector for 30 years, in the downward economic trend. Last year the consumption reached its lowest level since the early of 1970s. Whereas renewable energies to 4 percent could, fossil fuels had recorded significant decreases. Oil remained leader in the German energy mix, followed by stone or brown coal, natural gas and nuclear energy. On the corporate side, the industry experienced some changes. So, for example, RWE prevailed with its takeover offer for the Dutch Essent and Vattenfall entered for 8.5 million euros at Nuon.

Finally, even the acquisition was 26 percent of EWE shares by EnBW by the Federal Cartel Office durchgewunken by. View of Claus-Peter cash box, Managing Director of bar & Partner GmbH, the economic crisis in the energy industry will leave in 2010 yet their tracks: “the demand is not there, where it was before the crisis. Great sales or revenue jumps is not expected, unless because they result from the consolidation of ongoing in some segments. Sales side an electricity and gas provider will need to reinvent some is what ala natGAS the opportunity some fast and flexible companies, to make good market share. The medium-sized businesses in the energy trading will use his chances in 2010 and further consolidate. Extraordinary events left out, there should be an adequate year. Maybe is even the one or two medium-sized companies by a large corporation as distribution partners ‘discovered’, especially when it comes to the expansion of the consumer business. Be whether to expect another spectacular acquisitions “that remains to be seen, and is skeptical, especially since the banks are still very restrictive deal with their credit standards.” Since its founding in 1981, the Mulheim-based business and management advice bar field & Partner GmbH focuses their advisory activities on the recruitment of senior executives of first and second level.

In addition the support of businesses in the occupation of supervisory and advisory functions. In the context of mergers & acquisitions activity bar field & partner gives medium-sized companies and Group investments. Contact: bar & Partner GmbH international management consulting Annika Barenfeld Bahnstrasse 40 45468 Mulheim 0208 450 45 0 press contact: GB-the PublicityExperten Dr. Alfried large Ruhr stone 37 c 45133 Essen 0201 8419594