Evaluating Environmental Performance in Low-Carbon Energy Systems

7 case studies, developed by PE International for European Copper Institute in 2008 - 2009 to introduce systems thinking into ecodesign:

  • Case study 1: environmental impact of the electricity mix
  • Case Study 2: Low-Energy House heating system
  • Case Study 3: Low Energy House versus Passive House
  • Case Study 4: Primary Energy versus Global Warming
  • Case Study 5: Investment into higher efficiency motors or wind turbines
  • Case Study 6: building new houses for 1 million Euros
  • Case Study 7: renovating/improving standard houses for 1 million Euros