residential buildings / dwellings

It is obligatory to undertake specialised training, in order to become an energy certificate assessor of buildings in Slovenia. After the training, potential assessors must also pass a national exam.  
Post date: 16 Oct 2012
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This training programme is offered by the Croatian Chamber of Mechanical Engineers and consists of 2 modules. Module 1 is for those wishing to perform energy certifications of buildings with simple technical systems, while Module 2 (in addition to Module 1) must be attended by those wishing to be authorised for certification of buildings with complex technical systems.
Post date: 16 Oct 2012
Type: Link

These training courses will prepare the participants to take the mandatory exam that will enable them to issue EPCs in accordance with the BRL9500 assesment guideline. For more information on available courses, please follow this link.
Post date: 11 Oct 2012
Type: Link

The French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME) provides this training course to enable participants to conduct energy audits in buildings with simple energy systems (detached houses, apartments etc.) according to its specifications.   For more information, please visit the relevant section of the ADEME website.
Post date: 3 Oct 2012
Type: Link

Training courses for Energy Consultants approved by the German Energy Agency (DENA) - Germany   Energy certificates with DENA approval may only be created for residential buildings and by people who:  
Post date: 3 Oct 2012
Type: Link

Training courses for Energy Auditors (Buildings) - Polish Energy Conservation Foundation (Poszanowania Energii Fundacja)   In Poland, the Energy Conservation Foundation organises training for individuals wishing to become energy auditors of residential and public buildings. The course is designed for people with a higher education in electrical, mechanical or environmental engineering, construction and energy related fields, however it is also possible for people with a secondary technical education to take part.  
Post date: 3 Oct 2012
Type: Link

The campaign „Living warmer” is an activity to promote information on energy performance of buildings and other EPBD related issues for entrepreneurs, professionals and citizens, distributed through informative seminars, publications and the Internet.   The “Living warmer” campaign was launched on February 2010, when the Ministry of Economy, industry associations and business signed a cooperation memorandum. Within the Memorandum of Cooperation, the parties agreed on joint cooperation in the housing renovation market.    
Post date: 2 Oct 2012
Type: Link

Report number:  NREL/TP-6A20-53103This research was carried out by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO.and was sponsered by USDOE Office of Solar Energy Technologies Program
Post date: 29 Aug 2012
Type: Publication

KfW Indicator Own Home Construction increased in JuneLow interest during construction and higher income ensure brisk new home construction activity
Post date: 7 Aug 2012
Type: News