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Panel 2. Comfort and energy use in buildings

A detailed analysis of the historical role of energy efficiency in reducing carbon emissions from the UK housing stock
Les Shorrock, Building Research Establishment Ltd.

Residential building retrofit effectiveness analysis based on heat and water use data
Denis Dogadin, Oleg Komarov, and Boris Nekrasov, Foundation for Enterprise Restructuring and Financial Institution Development

Is one litre enough? – tenants’ satisfaction in passive houses
Andreas Hermelink and Hartmut Hübner, University of Kassel, Center for Environmental Systems Research (CESR)

Energy savings from insulation improvements in electrically heated dwellings in the UK
George Henderson, Independent Energy Consultant
Dan Staniaszek, Energy Saving Trust
Brian Anderson and Mark Phillipson, BRE

The design of a new European programme to promote energy-efficiency in non-residential buildings
Vincent Berrutto and Paolo Bertoldi, European Commission – DG Joint Research Centre
Randall Bowi, European Commission – DG Transport & Energy

CEPHEUS – measurement results from more than 100 dwelling units in passive houses
Jürgen Schnieders, Passive House Institute

Towards a common European approach for energy labelling and assessment of existing dwellings?
Guy Vekemans, Flemish Institute for Technological Research – Vito

Heating systems in EU dwellings and labelling issues
Peter Iles, BRE

Labelling and other measures for heating systems – industry’s perspective
Stefan Lechtenböhmer and Oliver Wagner, Wuppertal Institute for Climate Energy Environment

Economic optimisation of electric conductors in commercial and public buildings using methodology proposed by IEC 287-3-2
Carlos G. Tanides, María J. Cánepa, Osvaldo D. Petroni, Juliana Rizzone, and Héctor L. Soibelzon, School of engineering, University of Buenos Aires & Instituto Argentino de Normalización (IRAM)

Meeting the latent demand for low carbon housing? Constraints on consumer choice of housing in the UK
Heather Lovell, University of Cambridge

District heating management in restricted situation
Catalin Daniel Galatanu, Technical University “Gh.Asachi” Iasi, Department of Building Installation

Conditions for the integration of energy-efficient technologies into households. Elements of the Portuguese experience
Lívio Honório, Advisor to Board of Directors of EDP
Carlos Nascimento, Department Coordinator of ADENE

The actual and potential impact of residential electrical equipment energy efficiency policies in the OECD
Benoit Lebot, International Energy Agency
Paul Waide, PW Consulting

Homespeed: the pan-European database for energy-efficient appliances, consumer electronics and office equipment
Catelijne van de Moosdijk-Hendriks, Hans-Paul Siderius, and Marion Bakkerm, Novem

Identifying energy saving opportunities in buildings by the analysis of time series data
Vasco Ferreira, ENERGAIA
Paul Fleming & Paul Ajiboye, De Montfort University

Energy efficiency indicators for high electric-load buildings
Bernard Aebischer and Markus A. Balmer, Centre for Energy Policy and Economics (CEPE)
Satkartar Kinney, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Pascale Le Strat, Détente
Yoshiaki Shibata, Jyukankyo Research Institute
Frédéric Varone, Université catholique de Louvain

The process behind the project “houses without heating system” in Göteborg, Sweden
Wiktoria Glad, The Tema Institute

Visualisation turns down energy demand
Ole Michael Jensen, Danish Building and Urban Research

The impact of information and communication technologies on electricity consumption in Germany
Clemens Cremer, Barbara Schlomann, and Michael Friedewald, Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research

DSM: major findings of an end-use metering campaign in 400 households of four European countries
Olivier Sidler, ENERTECH

Homes that work: practical, energy-efficient residential designs
PhD Larry Kinney, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

Role of insulation levels to reduce space heating demand in Japanese residential houses
Osamu Saeki and Kiichiro Tsuji, Osaka University
Fuminori Sano, Tsuyoshi Ueno, Osaka University
Daisuke Shimasaki, Osaka University

Networks for energy management in the Tertiary Building Sector – replication of the successful Norwegian Building Networks program
Thea Marie Mørk, Norwegian Energy Efficiency Inc.

European Window Energy Rating System: EWERS. The future European – national or international standard?
Diana Avasoo, WSP Environmental
Arne Andersson, Swedish Energy Agency