Legislation, regulations, standards

  by: Anita Derjanecz, REHVA Managing Director - Francesco Mariottini, REHVA Assistant Project Engineer    
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
Type: News

In the end of July 2017, the German law on the promotion of tenant electricity (Gesetz zur Förderung von Mieterstrom) entered into force. With this law, tenants shall benefit from the energy transition. In fact, the law promotes landlords or system operators.
Post date: 14 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)    
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
Type: News

The eleventh issue of the venticool newsletter includes two articles providing feedback on the ventilative cooling workshop in Brussels followed by the final IEA-EBC Annex 62 expert meeting in Gent in October, 2017.
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

Forum Energii we współpracy z The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) w ramach projektu  Heat Roadmap Europe finansowanego ze środków Unii Europejskiej w ramach programu Horizon 2020 organizują Mapa drogowa ciepłownictwa w Polsce.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Event

The supply of heat through district energy systems is a common technology used by local municipalities across Europe, but far from all are efficient and many of the local actors’ struggle with the challenge of transforming these systems into efficient systems. Polish district heating needs modernisation, important to improve air quality and reach the European climate goals.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Event

  On 7 December 2017, in the context of its December infringements package, the European Commission announced that it  has send letters of formal notice requesting Greece and Malta to ensure the correct implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU).  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: News

This report, by the ABRACADABRA H2020 project, presents the attractiveness of a new renovation strategy based on volumetric Add-ons and Renewable Energy Sources (AdoRES) intended as one (or a set of) Assistant Building unit(s) - like aside or façade additions, rooftop extensions or even an entire new building construction - that “adopt” the existing buildings (the Assisted Buildings) to achieve nearly zero energy standards.  
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

The UHI Project is implemented through the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The main target of this transnational project is the development of mitigation, risk prevention and management strategies to counteract the urban heat island (UHI) phenomenon. Mitigation strategies consist in the adoption of urban and land planning models that prevent the establishment of UHI. On the other hand, adaptation strategies aim at reducing the impact of UHI related phenomena, such as summer bioclimatic discomfort.
Post date: 8 Dec 2017
Type: Publication