The European Commission has launched a feasibility study to clarify the need, possibilities and timeline for the potential introduction of EU provisions in relation to:
a) the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems
b) an optional building renovation passport
Post date: 6 Mar 2019
Post date: 9 Oct 2018
On Tuesday 19 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. The outcome of the trilogue will be presented to EU ambassadors on December 20, with the final analysis and approval of the agreement expected to take place at the beginning of 2018.
Post date: 20 Dec 2017
In the European Commission's proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, released on 30 November 2016, substantial changes are proposed as regards the inspection of heating and air conditioning systems.
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Ask the Experts
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Post date: 21 Nov 2016
This training will explain how to undertake inspections in complex buildings according to the Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections)(England and Wales) Regulations 2007 and refer to CIBSE TM44: Inspection of Air Conditioning Systems and the Occupational Standard. Those who have completed the training and are accredited by CIBSE will be able to undertake such inspections.
Those trained and subsequently accredited by CIBSE Certification will be able to carry out inspections of both complex and simple system.
Post date: 10 Nov 2016
This report provides an overview of the main outcomes of the discussions that took place from 2013 to 2015 under the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD, on the issue of training and qualification of experts involved in the energy performance certification of buildings and the inspection of heating and air‐conditioning systems.
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
This report provides an overview of the main outcomes of the discussions that took place from 2011 to 2015 under the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD, on the issue of regular inspection of heating and air‐conditioning (AC) systems and the alternatives to it that are allowed by the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). It has been extended to include technical building systems (TBS) as well.
The subject matter comprises:
Post date: 6 Jun 2016
The Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (SIEA) has been established by the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic as a professional state subsidy organisation which makes an important contribution in the achievement of governmental energy policy objectives, principally by promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and renewables.
Among the many tasks that SIEA performs is the provision of professional competence for energy auditors, boiler inspectors and air-conditioning system inspectors.
Post date: 18 Mar 2016
Built2Spec (Built to specifications) is an EU-funded project carried out by 20 European partners. The project aims to revolutionise construction practices by introducing a new set of breakthrough technological advances for self-inspection and quality assurance to the construction site that will be put into the hands of construction professionals to help meeting EU energy efficiency targets, new build standards and related policy goals.
Post date: 31 Aug 2015