Zero Carbon Compendium

Sources of Information

Statistics and Climate Data

Central Intelligence Agency. (2011). The World Factbook. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html.

European Communities. (2011). EUROSTAT. www.ec.europa.eu/eurostat.

European Environment Agency. (2009). Energy efficiency and energy consumption in the household sector.

Meteotest. Meteonorm: Global Meteorological Database for Applied Climatology, v.5.1.2.

Ministry of Infrastructure of the Italian Republic. (2006). Housing Statistics in the European Union, 2005/2006.

Odyssee Database. Energy Efficiency Indicators in Europe. www.odyssee-indicators.org.

OECD/IEA. (2008). IEA Statistics. www.iea.org.

United Nations. (2006). Economic Commission for Europe. www.unece.org.

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World Energy Council. (2007). www.worldenergy.org.

General References

Boermans, T. & Petersdorf, C. (2007). U-Values for Better Energy Performance of Buildings. ECOFYS/EURIMA.

Charron R. (2005). A Review of Low and Net-Zero Energy Solar Home Initiatives. CanmetENERGY, Natural Resources Canada.

Commonwealth of Australia. (2000). International Survey of Building Energy Codes.

European Commission. (2009). Low Energy Buildings in Europe: Current State of Play, Definitions and Best Practices.

European Housing Review. (2008). European Housing Review. www.rics.org.

Hitchin, R. (2008). Can Building Codes Deliver Energy Efficiency? Defining a Best Practice Approach. RICS Research.

Horne, R.E., et al. (2005). International Comparison of Building Energy Performance Standards. RMIT University, Melbourne.

Jensen, O.M., Wittchen, K.B., Thomsen, K.E., & EuroACE. (2009). Towards Very Low Energy Buildings, SBi2009:03. Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University.

Kaan, H., et al. (2006). Passive Houses Worldwide: International Developments. Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands.

Laustsen, J. (2008). Energy Efficiency Requirements in Building Codes: Energy Efficiency Policies for New Buildings. IEA Information Paper.

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OECD/IEA. (2010). Energy Efficiency: Policies and Measures. http://www.iea.org/textbase/pm/?mode=pm&action=view&country=Netherlands.

Philibert, C. (2011). Interactions of Policies for Renewable Energy and Climate Change. IEA Working Paper.

RICS. (2007). Towards an Energy Efficient European Building Stock: A RICS Status Report on the Implementation of Directive 2002/91 on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) in the EU Member States.

The World Bank. (2011). Data: Environment. http://data.worldbank.org/topic/environmentAECB.

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U.S. Energy Information Administration. (2010). International Energy Outlook 2010.

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