03/2013

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EDITORIAL

5   Editorial
     Olli Seppänen

ARTICLES

6    Active House Alliance - a network for development of sustainable buildings
      Kurt Emil Eriksen

10  Active House Specifications - evaluation of comfort, energy and environment in buildings
      Kurt Emil Eriksen, Carsten Rode and Pierre-Alain Gillet

16  Implementating the cost-optimal methodology in EU countries - lessons learned from case studies
      Bogdan Atanasiu and Ilektra Kouloumpi

22  Technical definition for nearly zero energy buildings
      Jarek Kurnitski

Technical definition for nearly zero energy buildings (full length version)
Jarek Kurnitski

30  New Regulation sets demanding Ecodesign requirements for boilers
     Krzysztof Klobut

34  Indoor environmental criteria for older adults: ageing means business
      J. van Hoof and A.C. Westerlaken

Indoor environmental criteria for older adults: ageing means business (full length version)
J. van Hoof and A.C. Westerlaken

36  Using ventilative cooling and solar shading to achieve good thermal environment in a Danish Active House
      Peter Foldbjerg and Thorbjorn Asmussen

45  Performance of automated demand controlled mechanical extract ventilation systems for dwellings in Europe
      Ivan Pollet, Anneleen Vens and Frederik Losfeld

50  Green Building Market in Russia
     Marianna Brodach

52  Solar Shading in Active House
     Wouter Beck

56  Thermal storage eliminates energy waste in existing district heating network
      Anders Nielsen and Charles W. Hansen

CASE STUDIES

60  Grundfos dormitory - a living laboratory
      Hans Brink Hansen and Johanne Mose Entwistle

63  A low cost plus energy building in Istanbul
      Zerrin Yilmaz, Gozde Gali, Alpay Akguc and Bulent Aydin

66  Model - Monitoring for maximum livability with minimal footprint
      Lone Feifer