Cyprus

Energy efficiency in buildings is at the forefront of this effort. Inter alia:
Post date: 8 Oct 2012
Type: News

This report describes the overall renewable energy policy developments in Cyprus and their compliance with the measures set out in the Directive and the National Renewable Energy Action Plan.The progress report is posted both in its original language and in its English translation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2012
Type: Publication

Air-Conditioning System Inspectors

Article 15 of the EPBD recast (Directive 2010/31/EU) requires all Member States to “lay down the necessary measures to establish a regular inspection of the accessible parts of air-conditioning systems of an effective rated output of more than 12 kW.
Post date: 9 Jul 2012
Type: Scheme

The links direct you to the announcements (e.g.
Post date: 9 Jul 2012
Type: Link

2011 proved to be a year of mixed messages: while overall the European market was flat; at national level market conditions were very diverse. With 2.6 GWth installed in 2011, the total installed capacity in Europe now amounts to 26.3 GWth, generating an estimated 18.8 TWh of solar thermal energy, while contributing to savings of 13 MMt CO2. The solar thermal industry has a key role to play towards achieving the 2020 targets and the economic importance of the sector can no longer be ignored, with a turnover of around 2.6 billion Euros in 2011 and 32 000 people employed full time.
Post date: 13 Jun 2012
Type: News

Boiler/Heating System Inspectors

Article 14 of the EPBD recast (Directive 2010/31/EU) requires all Member States to “lay down the necessary measures to establish a regular inspection of the accessible parts of systems used for heating buildings, such as the heat generator, control system and circulation pump(s), with boilers of an effective rated output for space heating purposes of more than 20 kW.
Post date: 12 Jun 2012
Type: Scheme

Non-Residential Building Certifiers

Member States generally differentiate between residential and non-residential building certifiers. The links provided in the Schemes Content section provide information on various training courses across the EU related to non-residential building certifiers. Some Member States require special training before a qualified expert can become accredited, while for others special training is optional. In both cases, there is usually an exam before accreditation is granted. 
Post date: 12 Jun 2012
Type: Scheme

Residential Building Certifiers

Member States generally differentiate between residential and non-residential building certifiers. The links provided in the Schemes Content section provide information on various training courses across the EU related to residential building certifiers. Some Member States require special training before a qualified expert can become accredited, while for others special training is optional. In both cases, there is usually an exam before accreditation is granted. Background: 
Post date: 28 May 2012
Type: Scheme