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    Project Name INTEND - Integrated Energy Design In Public Buildings
    Implementation period: 09.2006 - 09.2009
    Project Coordinator:

    KanEnergi AS

    Partners:

    Norway:

    1. KanEnergi AS
    2. Green Building Alliance

    Denmark:

    1. Esbensen Consulting Engineers AS
    2. Engineering College of Aarhus

    Poland: National Energy Conservation Agency

    United Kingdom: London Metropolitan University

    Greece: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

    Austria: Austrian Energy Agency

    Website: http://www.intendesign.com/
    Objective:

    Long-term goals:

    • introducing Inegrated Energy Design as a standard European practice of building design
    • popularizing knowledge about the benefits of using IED among building users
    • disseminating IED know-how among architects and designers
    • encouraging organizations operating on the real estate market, building owners and investors to promote high-performance buildings (with low energy demand)
    • defining the set of norms for buildings’ design directly connected with EPBD

    Short-term goals:

    • testing IED on 12 chosen buildings in Europe
    • elaborating tools and methods for IED supporting EPBD implementation
    • developing a website www.ecoark.net with a database of high-performance buildings and information about eco-building, etc.
    • popularizing IED method and tools used in 12 demonstration buildings
    Results:
    • IED tools, results and experiences from 12 demonstrational projects carried out in 6 countries disseminated at seminars and conferences
    • raised awareness on IED

    The main rule of IED is to apply passive and low-energy solutions and to provide good indoor climate conditions. Experience shows that the buildings constructed in IED process use considerably less energy than buildings designed traditionally. IED allows designers to concentrate on utilizing passive energy (daylight, passive heating and cooling, air distribution, etc.) before applying mechanical solutions.

    Contact in NAPE:

    Aleksander Panek, apanek@nape.pl