ALTENER is the European Union (EU) non-technological programme promoting the use of renewable energy sources (RES) within the EU. It is the only European programme devoted entirely to renewable energy.
ALTENER's aim is to help achieve a doubling of the use of RES from 6% of total EU consumption in 1996 to 12% by 2010. This Altener project is a marketing action in the housing sector with the objective of raising awareness of the potential benefits of glazed sunspaces, but also pointing out the possible consequences if they are not designed or used correctly. To this end a four phase task was carried out by six partners, over a wide range of climatic regions, in the UK, France, Denmark, Norway and Spain.
The phases comprised:
1. Collection of performance data, photographs, diagrams
etc. from existing sources and by new energy monitoring of sunspaces.
This web page is part of the last part of the marketing campaign in the UK, following a targeted mailout of brochures by post and larger mailout by e-mail. It is intended to offer open access the brochures online or alternatively order a hard copy by post. It is brought to you by Energy and Imagination Ltd who have been involved in phases 1, 2 and 4.
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