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This community is a forum dedicated to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. It aims to exchange information about the directive's background, contents, implementation and future revision.
In this community, you will find information about the Directive on energy performance of buildings (2002/91/EC) which is the main legislative instrument at EU level to achieve energy performance in buildings. This community aims to gather and highlight the most relevant publications, events, news or cases submitted by BUILD UP users on this specific legislation. Let's share our knowledge and discuss about the EPBD directive, its contents, future revision and national implementation. Disclaimer: The content of this community reflects the views of individual members of the community. The views expressed in this interactive forum have not been adopted or approved by the EACI, the European Commission or by the service providers and should not be relied upon as a statement of the EACI, the European Commission or the service providers. The EACI, the European Commission and the service providers do not guarantee the accuracy of the information given in the resources or in the forums nor do they accept liability for any use made thereof. The content of this interactive forum is dynamic: it is likely to change in the course of time based on input from and discussions between the members of the community. See also the general Legal Notice.
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20 February 2013 | 0 replies | 1520 visits
One of the perceived barriers to ESCos in the UK is the cost of setting up the legals on projects with lower project spend. Does anyone have experience of developing a 'transportable ESCO/EPC ...
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19 February 2013 | 0 replies | 1278 visits
The Building Energy Rating database in Ireland contains energy ratings (for EPBD) for over 300,000 dwellings. SEAI (The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland) have provided a public view of ...
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10 October 2012 | 1 replies | 696 visits
Kindly send me more information for this company and their solution. I would very much like to speak with them.
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Article 4 of the EPBD stipulates explicitly that attention should be paid to indoor climate conditions: “Member States shall take the necessary measures to ensure that minimum energy ...

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No. If the existing requirements already meet the definitions of Articles 4-6, a Member State does not necessarily have to make them more demanding. Article 4 ...

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No. The EPBD requires Member States to take the necessary measures to ensure that energy performance requirements for buildings are set (see Article 4). The ...