The Building Performance Association (BPA) is a 501(c)6 industry association committed to redefining the industry by supporting policies that will improve and increase the expansion of home and building performance, energy efficiency businesses, and industries.
Post date: 11 Mar 2021
2021 RESNET Building Performance Conference is Going Virtual!
FEBRUARY 22-24, 2021
We had a blast at #RESNET2020 and hope you did too! And while we hoped to make RESNET 2021 bigger and better than ever, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we do business and interact with our peers and colleagues.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
In Bulgaria, around 1,400 buildings are being renovated and retrofitted since 2017 according to the Bulgarian Construction Chamber (BCC) as nearly 70% of the building stock was built before 1979.
The successful improvement of building performance and the adoption of renewable energy are especially challenging due to the skills shortage in the Bulgarian construction sector – a sector which accounts for 14.4% of Bulgarian GDP.
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
Reaching a height of 160 meters, the Paris Court covers an area of approximately 110,000 m² and accommodates up to 8,800 people per day.
The large rectangular atrium develops over the entire height of the base, up to 28 meters. This space is completed by two smaller atriums to the south and north, connected to the ground floor by a large longitudinal corridor through the entire base, from north to south, for 160 meters.
Post date: 28 Nov 2019
UPDATED VERSION for EN16798-5-1
In general, the spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB standards, but they shall be used along with the EPB standards.
Please read also the disclaimer in the spreadsheet.
Post date: 15 Oct 2019
HARDI, CAN YOU TELL US A BIT MORE ABOUT WHAT YOU DO AND WHAT RANNALIIVA IS AND DOES?
Post date: 7 Oct 2019
The ExcEED platform provides different tools featuring building performance in operational conditions, allowing you, as a platform user, to visualise the energy and comfort data of your building; assess your buildings’ performance through 27 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs); benchmark your building with similar ones uploaded on the platform, or with another building from your own portfolio.
Post date: 21 Aug 2019
It is important to remind ourselves that as one of Europe’s largest economic sectors (almost 10% GDP) the construction is a very divers industry that includes a huge number of small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs).
These SMEs will be instrumental in achieving the EU’s circular economy and carbon neutrality objectives. They need clear support to participate and strive in the sustainable built environment.
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
Across Europe, 90 million children and young people spend their weekdays in schools, colleges and universities. More than one in three of the working population is office-based.
And every year, 90 million patients spend more than a week on average in hospitals. Yet the impact of the indoor environment on people's health, well-being and performances is not well understood or adequately addressed in EU.
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
This webinar was organised by BUILD UP editorial board with the coordinators of beacon European Research Projects that are aiming to enhance building service management and the way occupants use and interact with buildings in order to lower energy consumption and/or to rise levels of comfort and indoor environmental quality.
Post date: 20 May 2019