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  On 4 October 2017, in the context of the October infringements package, the European Commission announced that they are sending a letter of formal notice requesting Spain to ensure the correct implementation of the EU legislation on energy efficiency (Energy Efficiency Directive, Directive 2012/27/EU).  
Post date: 5 Oct 2017
Type: News

The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).   RESNET is a recognised national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States involving:  
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Link

By Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team) and François Rémi Carrie (ICEE)     Insufficient compliance in the issuing of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) and poor quality building works erode trust in the EPC and jeopardise the achievement of energy efficiency targets. These were among the findings of the QUALICHeCK project, funded under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme.
Post date: 6 Sep 2017
Type: News

  Overview of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) compliance, and quality issues on the ground – Summary of all collected data       In this report, QUALICHeCK gives an overview of the building energy performance related quality and compliance situation in 9 focus countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Romania, Spain and Sweden.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

  Practical  experience shows that it is challenging to implement a robust compliance and enforcement framework for Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for buildings. This QUALICHeCK source book on EPC compliance aims to provide guidelines and suggestions for achieving such a framework.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

QUALICHeCK project final publishable report     The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive of 2002 and its recast in 2010 have been key elements urging EU Member States to drastically reduce the energy use in buildings and pave the route towards Nearly-Zero Energy Buildings.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

Approved Document L1A: Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings - 2013 edition incorporating 2016 amendments-for use in England   This approved document is one of four approved documents that give guidance on how to comply with the energy efficiency requirements of the Building Regulations 2010 for England:  
Post date: 30 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Na nekvalitní zpracovatele průkazů energetické náročnosti budov (PENB) se od loňského roku zaměřila Státní energetická inspekce (SEI). Zkontrolovala už přes tisíc průkazů. Jak se ukazuje, chyby obsahuje cca 40 procent z nich. Nejvyšší pokuta byla zatím uložena ve výši 36 000 Kč.  
Post date: 2 Mar 2017
Type: News

The following QUALICHeCK events have now been confirmed; they are the final events to be carried out under the QUALICHeCK Project, which ends on 28 February 2017.   Participation is free for all, but prior registration is required.     4th (final) QUALICHeCK Conference | EPBD perspectives for compliant and smart buildings 21 February 2017, Brussels, Belgium  
Post date: 16 Jan 2017
Type: News

Tuesday 28 February 2017, 10:00 am Brussels time (CET)     This webinar will present an overview of the main results and insights contributed by the QUALICHeCK project, and ways these can be used further to improve the quality and compliance of buildings, towards better energy performance.   The webinar programme will be announced soon on the event’s website. You may already register at the links below.    
Post date: 16 Jan 2017
Type: Event