IEE QUALICHeCK

  Public stakeholder workshop with live webstreaming via BUILD UP.   This public stakeholder workshop, organised by the Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), will take place at the Sheraton Hotel, in Bucharest, Romania, on 24 October (14:00-18:00 EET - 13:00-17:00 CET).  
Post date: 7 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

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #50: European certification of HVAC products can provide EPC input data  
Post date: 17 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

How to get compliant and accessible data for the energy rating calculation of a building - Overview of some existing approaches       The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of a building will only be able to serve its purpose if it is considered trustworthy while minimising the risk of non‐compliance of the actual building with the minimum energy performance requirements of the regulations. In doing so, two are the key parameters to be fulfilled:  
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

  Overview of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) compliance, and quality issues on the ground – Summary of all collected data       In this report, QUALICHeCK gives an overview of the building energy performance related quality and compliance situation in 9 focus countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Romania, Spain and Sweden.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
Type: Publication

  Practical  experience shows that it is challenging to implement a robust compliance and enforcement framework for Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) for buildings. This QUALICHeCK source book on EPC compliance aims to provide guidelines and suggestions for achieving such a framework.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

New buildings, as well as the renovated building stock, should aim not just for good energy performance but also for good quality of the works, as this is a prerequisite for high building energy performance. Various experiences show that there are cases where the quality of the works is a (major) issue of concern. This QUALICHeCK source book aims to provide guidelines and suggestions for better enforcement of quality of the works.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

QUALICHeCK project final publishable report     The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive of 2002 and its recast in 2010 have been key elements urging EU Member States to drastically reduce the energy use in buildings and pave the route towards Nearly-Zero Energy Buildings.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #54: Ductwork airtightness in France: Regulatory context, control procedures, results  
Post date: 27 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

This paper presents the new framework for the realisation of reliable pressurisation tests in Belgium and the provisions taken to widen the number of buildings where a valid pressurisation test can be realised. The pressurisation test is described in standards. In Belgium, the measured airtightness performance can be used in the regional Energy Performance (EP) regulations in order to improve the calculated performance. A few years ago, supplementary specifications to the test standard (NBN EN 13829) describing detailed specific elements of the test, were added to the regulations.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Publication