Energy performance certification

AIIR (Romanian Association for Building Services Engineers - together with UTCB (Technical University for Civil Engineering – and OAER (Romania Energy Auditors Chamber – are organising the 9th edition of the international conference RCEPB  gathering more than 200 specialists c
Post date: 25 May 2017
Type: Event

Die Energietage 2017 in Berlin sind vorüber – über 300 Referent*innen und tausende Veranstaltungsteilnehmer diskutierten in 50 Einzelkongressen drei Tage lang die Energiewende in Deutschland.   Veranstaltungsmaterialien und Hintergründe finden Sie ab sofort auf der Webseite des Berliner Energietage-Managements:  
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

On 17 May 2017, one day after the media opening ceremony, the Bulgarian BKH (Center of Excellence for Energy Efficiency and RES in Buildings, in the context of the Train-to-NZEB project) will host a train-the-trainer course in Sofia, Bulgaria, lead by Arch. Susanne Winkel, Passive House Institute - Darmstadt, Germany.  
Post date: 11 May 2017
Type: Event

at the LEED European Summit in Berlin on 27 April, Green Business Certification, Inc (GBCI) President and CEO Mahesh Ramanujam announced the opening of a new office in Europe. Located in Munich, GBCI Europe will help drive the adoption of green building and business practices across the region, fostering global competitiveness and enhancing environmental performance and human health benefits. GBCI is the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green building industry performance and practice globally.
Post date: 3 May 2017
Type: News

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #54: Ductwork airtightness in France: Regulatory context, control procedures, results  
Post date: 27 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

IEA- EBC Annex 71: Building energy performance assessment based on in situ measurements   The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the “IEA-EBC Annex 71: Building energy performance assessment based on in situ measurements” in 2016. The project will run till 2021.   The project objectives are:  
Post date: 24 Apr 2017
Type: Link

  This paper, released in March 2017, sets out the key messages from the Europe Regional Network (ERN) of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) on the key elements of the Clean Energy Package impacting Green Building Councils (GBCs) and the regional network.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2017
Type: Note

Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their construction projects while educating consumers about the financial and other benefits. Financial institutions – through the issuance of Green Mortgages tied to certified Green Homes – can significantly reduce their mortgage default risk and raise the asset valuation of homes they finance and can, therefore, offer a lower cost of financing.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

The annual report of 2016 of the International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme has been published.   This report presents an overview of the Programme's main activities with summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects.   Some of the highlights include:  
Post date: 3 Apr 2017
Type: News