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Panel 2. Making buildings more energy efficient

Valuing low energy offices: the essential step for the success of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive
Pedro Guertler and Jacky Pett, Association for the Conservation of Energy
Zoe Kaplan, Imperial Centre for Energy Policy and Technology (ICEPT)

Assessment of drastic peak demand reduction by gas cooling in Japan
Yozo Okamoto, Atsushi Sakakura, and Takao Kashiwagi, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

Savings potential in existing Danish building stock and new constructions
Susanne Dyrbøl, Rockwool International A/S
Henrik Tommerup and Svend Svendsen, Technical University of Denmark

Monitoring the adoption of energy innovations: evaluating competing explanations for application in new office buildings
Walter J.V. Vermeulen and J. Hovens, Utrecht University
C. Egmond and H. Korbee, SenterNovem

District heating and passive houses - Interfering strategies towards sustainable energy systems
Philipp Späth, IFZ – Inter-university research centre for technology, work and culture

Active façades to obtain comfortable low energy dwellings
F.G.H. Koene, F.A.T.M. Ligthart, K.J. Strootman, M.T.N. Ottenbros, and R. Schuitema, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN)

Discussion on the potential impact of the energy certificate on existing housing: the UK as a case study
Minna Sunikka, Delft University of Technology

Australian methodologies for successful implementation of building energy efficiencies
Stuart Macfarlane, , Energy Conservation Systems Pty Ltd
Peter Szental, Szencorp

"Display(TM)" Combining local action with community legislation implementation
Peter Schilken and Gérard Magnin, Energie-Cités

Energy Performance Contracting: An opportunity for the private service building sector or a tool for public buildings only?
Margot Grim, Austrian Energy Agency

Assessment of distributed generation potential in Japanese buildings
Nan Zhou, Chris Marnay, and Ryan Firestone, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Weijun Gao, University of Kitakyushu
Masaru Nishida, Kyushu Sangyo University

Efficient energy use and good indoor climate in two houses in Sweden – measurement of building performance
Hans Bagge, Lund University
Lotti Lindstrii, WSP Byggprojektering

The influence of behaviour on the effectiveness of more stringent standards
Y. Boerakker and H. Jeeninga, Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands

WISIONS: Fostering sustainable energy projects and spreading good-practice-examples of resource-efficiency
Holger Wallbaum, Carmen Dienst, and Maike Bunse, Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy

Buildings that learn – the role of building operators
Margrethe Aune and Robert Bye, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Energy efficiency in the refurbishment of high-rise residential buildings
Pedro Guertler and Winton Smith, Association for the Conservation of Energy

SOLANOVA – "Factor 10"-retrofit of large residential buildings
Andreas Hermelink, University of Kassel

Thermally activated cooling: a regional approach for estimating building adoption
Jennifer L. Edwards and Chris Marnay, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

The energy statistics of the Norwegian building network
Ingunn Ettestøl, Enova SF

Evaporative coolers: affordable comfort that's easy on the grid
Larry Kinney, Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP)

Insulating shutters: innovative enhancements for energy saving, comfort, and security
Gerald Cler and Larry Kinney, Synertech Systems Corporation

Summarizing an abundance of factors into one: Practical implementation of energy labelling for existing buildings in Belgium
Dries Maes, Johan Desmedt, and Guy Vekemans, Vito – Flemish Institute for Technological Research
Madeleine Cantaert, University of Louvain-la-Neuve

Inspection and auditing of air-conditioning facilities in Europe – A new efficiency target
Maxime Dupont and Jérôme Adnot, Center for Energy and Processes – Ecole des Mines de Paris

The instrument 'Energy Performance Coefficient' reduces CO2 – emissions in office buildings
Edwin Marquart and Carmen Heinze, SenterNovem

Integrating renewable energy technologies in buildings – Photovoltaics in the UK
Kirk Archibald, Energy Saving Trust

Integrated design with a focus on energy aspects
Bart Poel, EBM-consult

Sustainable energy shift in the building sector – feasible or infeasible?
Harald Gether and Kai Nielsen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Stein Rognlien, Statsbygg
Jorgen Gether, Gether AS

Enlarging the market for low consumption commercial buildings
Werner Neumann, Municipal Energy Agency
Paolo Bertoldi, European Commission
Peter Garforth, Garforth International llc Energy Productivity Solutions
Adam W. Hinge, Sustainable Energy Partnerships

Routes to energy efficiency: complementary energy service products in the UK residential sector
A D Hawkes, G Tiravanti, and M A Leach, Imperial College London

Home air conditioning in Europe – how much energy would we use if we became more like American households?
George Henderson, Independent consultant

Getting to zero – Experiences of designing and monitoring a zero-energy-building: The Science House in Minnesota
Jason Steinbock, Tom McDougall, Jeff Weier, and David Eijadi, The Weidt Group

The business and technical case for Continuous Commissioning® for enhanced building operations. A case study: Alamo Community College District San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A
Malcolm Verdict and Guanghua Wei, Energy Systems Laboratory

Making daylighting work. Learning from failures to improve the design and implementation process
Prasad Vaidya, Tom McDougall, Jason Steinbock, James Douglas, and David Eijadi, The Weidt Group

Energy savings: persuasion and persistence
David A. Eijadi, Tom McDougall, Kris Leaf, Jim Douglas, Jason Steinbock, and Paul Reimer, The Weidt Group
Julia Gauthier, Xcel Energy
Doug Wild and Stephanie Richards McDaniel, BWBR Architects, Inc.