Energy performance certification

AIVC Ventilation Information Paper #37: Impact of Energy Policies on Building and Ductwork Airtightness  
Post date: 25 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

The EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme supported projects which sought to overcome non-technical barriers to the uptake, implementation and replication of innovative sustainable energy solutions.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

Since 1949, the Qualibat association is a qualification and certification body for construction companies. Qualibat is accredited by Cofrac. More than 70 000 workers are qualified or certified by Qualibat.   In 2011, Qualibat launched qualification "8711" for building airtightness testers. Almost 1000 testers have been qualified since then.   In 2014, Qualibat launched qualification "8721" for ductwork airtightness testers. Since then, around 70 testers have been qualified.  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Link

Since 2010, Syneole (Professional trade union for airtightness testing) brings together companies performing airtightness tests in France.   Mission:  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Link

In 2007, the Effinergie association launched its first label “BBC-Effinergie” for new buildings, requiring a primary energy use of 50kWh/m² per year. The label was very successful and became mandatory for all new buildings under the 2012 Energy Performance regulation (RT2012).    When the RT2012 came into force, Effinergie launched its new label "effinergie +"   The “effinergie +” label requires (among others):  
Post date: 22 Sep 2017
Type: Link

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

BPIE looks into how the individual Building Renovation Passport (BRP) can drive deep renovation across Europe.   
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

By Roberta d’Angiolella and Marine Faber– BPIE (Buildings Performance Institute Europe)   
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: News

The MED Community sets sail to its 1st Annual Congress CHOOSING THE ROUTE TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN THE MED AREA: A PATHWAY TO POLICIES AND PRACTICES Nice, 4-5 October 2017   The Efficient Buildings Community created, supported, and managed by the Interreg MED project MEDNICE gathers stakeholders dealing with energy issues to share innovative solutions.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: Event

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