Renewables in buildings

July 2012 Cooling and heating

Summer has arrived in the Northern hemisphere, winter in the Southern hemisphere. It’s time to take a closer look at cooling and heating solutions for commercial, industrial and residential areas. More...

Leaner and cleaner heating and cooling

The building sector accounts for more than 35% of the world’s total energy demand, "of which 75% is for space heating and domestic water heating", according to...

Lean, mean and green

Some modern Olympic Games have been branded as extravagant and a waste of public money. Installations are costly and facilities in service for only a short period during the event – but are...

A smarter way of using heat pumps

David Victor Tackie is one of the three 2011 Young Professional Leaders. In collaboration with Helena Segerberg, a Consultant Engineer from Balslev who is working on a large Danish Smart Grid project,...

Electroheating: clean and energy-efficient

Electroheating, the high-power heating of material using electrical energy, is widespread in many industrial sectors. It is used for processing elements ranging from metals to glass, ceramics,...

The heat is on!

Countless products we use, consume or even eat can result from employing electroheating techniques. Electroheating is the high-power heating of various materials using electrical energy. Steel or...

Safeguarding the Olympic spirit

Ensuring the security of major global sporting events such as the Olympic Games or the World Cup represents a major challenge for organizers. The contests attract huge crowds and universal media...

Conformity Assessment Energy-efficient motors

Growing populations and industrializing countries create huge...

Conformity Assessment Personnel competence is key to safety

Article based on an interview with Norman Ditrich, Baker...

Conformity Assessment Keeping components cool

Invisible yet omnipresent, electronic components play a crucial...

IEC World Coordinating Smart Grid roll-out

IEC Immediate Past President Jacques Régis was invited...

IEC World Participation and efficiency

PASC (Pacific Area Standards Congress) held its 35th meeting...

IEC World Growing an industry

IEC Global Visions recently interviewed Sandy Butterfield,...

IEC Family 10 years of APRC

This year IEC-APRC (Asia-Pacific Regional Centre) celebrates 10...

IEC Family Energy-saving electroheating

The nomination of Sven Linow as Chairman of IEC TC (Technical...

IEC Family Smart ideas for the Smart Grid

New Swedish member to SMB SG 3

IEC Family Improving quality of life

New Belgian member to SMB SG 5

In Store Standard for portable heating tools

Hobbyists and professionals alike gain flexibility

In Store One click away

Immediate access to a wealth of information from the IEC News log page