standards

A workshop on validation of preliminary results of mapping of existing technologies to enhance energy efficiency buildings has been held under the auspices of the Joint Task Force on Energy Efficiency Standards in Buildings as the third meeting of the Joint Task Force.  
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

Existing building energy standards in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region vary from voluntary guidelines to mandatory requirements, which may apply to one or many building types. Their development is typically a complex decision-making process that can involve any combination of participants. Building energy standards are difficult to classify and the standards that are stringent for one country may be ineffective in another country, depending on climate conditions, occupant behavior, existing building stock, and construction practices.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

TightVent Webinar | Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal   Thursday 25 January 2018, 09:00-10:30 (Brussels time, CET)  
Post date: 20 Dec 2017
Type: Event

  by: Anita Derjanecz, REHVA Managing Director - Francesco Mariottini, REHVA Assistant Project Engineer    
Post date: 15 Dec 2017
Type: News

  This Building Research Establishment (BRE) webpage provides  a table with documents that form the core Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 documentation, along with some other useful supporting documents.   
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Link

 
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

This Commissioning Code (CC) released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), provides an overview of the management arrangements required to ensure that building services systems are commissioned to meet the objectives of Part L of UK’s Building Regulations. It is intended for commissioning managers and engineers, services installers, designers and facilities managers.
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
Type: Publication

ATLANTA – The 2017 edition of ASHRAE’s major thermal comfort standard has been published to incorporate seven published addenda to the 2013 edition.   ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 55-2017, Thermal Environmental Conditions for Human Occupancy, simplifies the language of the 2013 standard and clarifies the three comfort calculation approaches in Section 5.3.3, "Elevated Air Speed." The 2017 edition includes a new requirement to calculate the change in occupants' thermal comfort from direct solar radiation.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: News

On 23 October 2017, two years after COP21, the European Commission took another concrete step forward in its efforts to stimulate the private financing of energy efficiency, by supporting a market-led initiative to design and deliver a pan-European protocol and portal for financial data on energy efficient mortgages under the Horizon 2020 programme.  
Post date: 25 Oct 2017
Type: News

The Residential Energy Services Network or RESNET is a not-for-profit, membership corporation that is governed by a board of 20 (who are elected by membership).   RESNET is a recognised national standards-making body for building energy efficiency rating and certification systems in the United States involving:  
Post date: 19 Sep 2017
Type: Link