EPC - Energy Performance Certificate

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Next-generation Dynamic Digital EPCs for Enhanced Quality and User Awareness Objective
Post date: 4 Sep 2020
Type: Link

ePANACEA is a project funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, aimed at developing generation energy performance assessment and certification for buildings. The vision is for ePANACEA to become a relevant instrument in the European energy transition through the building sector.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: News

ePANACEA is a project funded under the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, aimed at developing a holistic methodology for energy performance assessment and certification of buildings. The vision is ePANACEA becoming a relevant instrument in the European energy transition through the building sector.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: Link

European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards developing innovative indicators that could be tested and integrated into the EPC schemes of the implementing countries.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

This report is a guidance document outlining the common requirements for developing and assessing the features for next generation of energy performance certificate (EPC) on new indicators and innovative handling of data brought forward by X-tendo.   X-tendo introduced a set of cross-cutting criteria, which encapsulate the central success factors of EPC development:
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

Contents are the following:   Focus on: EU building policy   A Guidebook to European Building Policy: Key legislation and initiatives Highlights  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: News

Buildings with EPCs registered   While it is not compulsory under the EPBD to set up a central/regional EPC register, almost all Member States have moved further than the obligations and set up a system to collect EPC data voluntarily. In 11 out of 28 Member States, in order to issue an EPC, this must be uploaded to the central database to be officially approved (BPIE, 2014).  
Post date: 22 Jul 2020
Type: Link

Currently, buildings account for 40% of total energy consumption and around 75% of them are energy inefficient, with an annual renovating rate around 0.4-1.2%. EU has established legislative frameworks as EPBD (directive 2010/31/EU and update) and EED (2012/27/EU) in order to increase the energy performance of the buildings and has required the nearly zero energy building (nZEB) target for public buildings starting from January 2019.
Post date: 16 Jun 2020
Type: News

iBRoad is among the year’s 3 most innovative European energy projects recognized at the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2020!   The H2020 funded project iBRoad stands out as an award finalist in the Innovation category introducing a new era in home renovation and #energyefficiency across Europe.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2020
Type: News

Energy Performance Certificate (EPCs) are one of the best available sources of information on Europe’s building stock, and if improved, can support the launch of a Renovation Wave in Europe.   The EPC is one of the EU’s main existing instruments to facilitate the long-term decarbonisation of the building stock; however, to exploit its full potential, we need to overcome some hurdles, such as inadequate data gathering, lack of compliance, low reliability, different definitions and calculation methods.  
Post date: 29 May 2020
Type: Publication