Legislation, regulations, standards

Les exigences PEB sont renforcées en vue d'atteindre, en 2021, le standard Quasi Zero Energie (nZEB). Le nouvelles exigences PEB à partir de janvier 2017  
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Type: News

An English summary of the second BPIE report ¨Supporting renovation of single-family houses in Poland¨ on the renovation of the Polish building stock.   In 2016, BPIE held two workshops on the topic of improving the framework conditions for the deep renovation of the Polish building stock. These workshops explored issues ranging from the current and future funding levels and sectoral breakdown of renovation activity, to technical and legislative matters.  
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

From 10– 12 November 2017, the International Passive House Days, organised by the International Passive House Association (iPHA) and its international Affiliates, will take place for the 14th year in a row. Passive House building owners can share their experiences and show what Passive House is all about by participating with their own Passive House home, office, or even construction site.   
Post date: 23 Feb 2017
Type: Event

On February 14th, the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD) Concerted Actions (CA) held a livestreamed workshop on ‘Smart Buildings for a greener Europe: Emerging Policy and Practices”.  
Post date: 23 Feb 2017
Type: News

A reasoned opinion   The European Commission has requested Latvia to correctly transpose all the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2010/31/EU) into national law.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: News

The final programme for the AIVC workshop: “Is ventilation the answer to indoor air quality control in buildings? Do we need performance-based approaches?" to be held in Brussels, Belgium on 14-15 March, 2017 is now available.  
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: News

ATLANTA – More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Programme.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: News

The Swedish national government translated into English, for information purposes only, the Planning and Building Act (2010:900) including amendments up to SFS 2016:537, and the Planning and Building Ordinance (2011:338) including amendments up to SFS 2016:773.   The links also provide a useful glossary including the translation (from Swedish to English) of some expressions from the legislation.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Link

Ni får härmed tillfälle att yttra er över föreslagna ändringar i Boverkets byggregler m.m. med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar. Boverket önskar synpunkter på förslagen med tillhörande konsekvensutredningar senast fredagen den 24 februari 2017.   Regeringen beslutade den 8 december om en ändring i plan- och byggförordningen, PBF. Ändringen medför att det övergripande ramverket för nära-nollenergibyggnader är definierat.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: News

The REHVA Journal February 2017 issue on CEN and ISO EPB Standards accepted and ready for publication, New ISO Stanadards on filters, PUE Indicator for datacentres efficiency, Winter Package is now available online on http://www.rehva.eu/    EDITORIAL
Post date: 21 Feb 2017
Type: Publication