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Thursday 1 December 2016, 10:00 am Brussels time (CET)   Ventilative cooling—i.e., the use of natural or mechanical ventilation strategies to cool indoor spaces—can be very effective to reduce the cooling energy demand in buildings, under summer or mid-season conditions.   This webinar is part of a broader series focusing on ventilative cooling in energy performance, within the context of compliance with building regulations in several countries.  
Post date: 25 Nov 2016
Type: Event

ATLANTA – Recognising the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the industry benchmark.  
Post date: 17 Nov 2016
Type: News

Solar shading has moved from a building component to a smart solar management concept for NZEB or renovated buildings (http://es-so.com/new/314-es-so-position-paper-2015). Although shading is a mature building technology in Europe it is not adequately recognised for its energy saving properties.
Post date: 4 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

EPBD directive 2002 and its recast 2010 have led to significant efforts in EU Member States to improve the energy performance of buildings. The compliance of energy performance assessments and quality of works are increasingly important aspects needing continuous attention and well developed procedures in order to be able to achieve stringent energy and indoor climate targets in practice.  
Post date: 4 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

ATLANTA – A new User’s Manual for ASHRAE’s thermal comfort standard provides an overview for new users while also including more detailed information for those more familiar with its requirements.   The User’s Manual, based on ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2013, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy, provides detailed information on the requirements of the standard. It includes tables, illustrations and examples to aid users in the design, commissioning, and measuring and rating of thermal comfort in buildings.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2016
Type: News

A monthly information paper on energy efficiency and indoor climate with specific information related to activities with:   
Post date: 18 Oct 2016
Type: Link

The following QUALICHeCK events have now been confirmed. Participation is free for all, but prior registration is required.   WEBINAR | Certification schemes for installers Friday 16 September 2016, 10:00 a.m. Brussels time (CET)  
Post date: 5 Sep 2016
Type: News

The following QUALICHeCK events have now been confirmed. Participation is free for all, but prior registration is required.   WEBINAR | Certification schemes for installers Friday 16 September 2016, 10:00 a.m. Brussels time (CET)  
Post date: 5 Sep 2016
Type: News

Performance of thermal insulation in low energy buildings and advanced building renovation projects  
Post date: 5 Sep 2016
Type: Event

The aim of this QUALICHeCK webinar, which will take place on Wednesday 28 September 2016, 10:00 am Brussels time (CET), is to outline the efforts performed in the European context for the promotion of cool roofs, including aspects of compliance and quality of the works.     Background  
Post date: 5 Sep 2016
Type: Event