Practices

Energy Savings Calculations under the Energy Efficiency Directive, Art.7
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Energy Savings Calculations under the Energy Efficiency Directive, Art.7

  This Science for Policy report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission aims to provide an overview of the main issues at stake with the calculation methods for energy savings generated by measures implemented by EU Member...
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2016 – Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Part A

Update 2016.04.28: The full book is now available from the same link.   This is the 4th book in a series that started in 2008. It builds upon the book “Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring...
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AIVC March 2017 Newsletter

The major roles of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC) are to disseminate information and to facilitate international collaborative projects in the fields of ventilation and airtightness. Seven projects have just been...
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Glass for Europe Position Paper: Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient

Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD     In March 2017, Glass for Europe released a position paper welcoming the European Commission’s repeated commitment to put energy efficiency at the heart of the EU energy and...
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Reaching the full potential of Smart Buildings

BPIE - Buildings Performance Institute Europe-  has released two reports to foster the transition to smart buildings.   One  presents insights and recommendations from EU and Member State levels to support the market uptake of nearly...
News

Exploitation potential of one of PERFORMER results recently assessed by stakeholders

New conclusions are now available for the exploitation potential of the PERFORMER project.   The PERFORMER solution is a holistic approach to monitor, and subsequently improve the energy performance of existing buildings.  By collecting...
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Danish Building Regulations 2015 (BR15)

The Building Regulations 2015 contains the rules for construction of buildings in Denmark, both private and commercial. Regulation is primarily based on functional requirements.   The Building Regulations 2015 (BR15) are divided into two...
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IEA/IRENA: Perspectives for the Energy Transition - Investment Needs for a Low-Carbon Energy System

This report, elaborated by the   International  Energy  Agency  (IEA)  and  the  International  Renewable  Energy  Agency  (IRENA)  upon the request of the  German  government, aims to shed  light  on  the  essential elements  of  an ...
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hybridGEOTABS first newsletter (March 2017)

  hybridGEOTABS first newsletter contains a short introduction to the technology and objectives of this Horizon 2020 research project. It also gives a summary of progress as shared at the recent project meeting in Finland; in particular,...
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Dynastee newsletter 2017/8

The main objective of the DYNASTEE platform (DYNamic Analysis, Simulation and Testing applied to the Energy and Environmental performance of buildings) is to exchange information and knowledge on building energy performance analysis...