Practices

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Implementation of the EPBD in Romania : Status August 2006

This paper provides official information about Directive implementation process in Romania, for details please visit the referenced web sites or contact the responsible institutions.
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Implementation of the EPBD in Hungary : Status August 2006

This paper provides official information about Directive implementation process in Hungary, for details please visit the referenced web sites or contact the responsible institutions.
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Implementation of the EPBD in Slovenia : Status August 2006

This paper provides official information about Directive implementation process in Slovenia, for details please visit the referenced web sites or contact the responsible institutions.
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Arrêté du Gouvernement flamand modifiant l'arrêté du Gouvernement flamand du 11 mars 2005 établissant les exigences en matière de performance énergétique et de climat intérieur des bâtiments

Modification (16 June 2006) of the decree of March 11th, 2005 related to the building energy performance and indoor climate requirements - Replacement of Annex III : Maximum U values or minimum R values to reach
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Besluit van de Vlaamse Regering tot wijziging van het besluit van de Vlaamse Regering van 11 maart 2005 tot vaststelling van de eisen op het vlak van de energieprestaties en het binnenklimaat van gebouwen

Modification (16 June 206) of the decree of March 11th, 2005 related to the building energy performance and indoor climate requirements - Replacement of Annex III : maximum U values or minimum R values to reach
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Energy Efficient Buildings in Mediterranean Countries. The Role of the Building Energy Performance Regulations and Certification

The severe summer climate, the actual trends in building design (imported from northern latitudes) and the rising living standard in Mediterranean countries have promoted a massive and unnecessary use of air conditioning systems. This...
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Arrêté du 27 juillet 2006 relatif au contenu et aux conditions d'attribution du label « haute performance énergétique »

The high efficiency performance label is delivered to new buildings that comply with the requirements of the French Thermal regulation with an energy consumtion lower than the conventional reference energy consumption. Two levels are...
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Décret no 2006-592 du 24 mai 2006 relatif aux caractéristiques thermiques et à la performance énergétique des constructions

Decree related to the French Thermal regulation applicable to new buildings or new arts of buildings. it requires the energy consumption of the building to be lower than a reference energy consumption as defined in the enforcement decree.
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Aide pour l établissement du diagnostic de performance énergétique

Document from the French Ministry for Housing which explains the content of the French regulation about energy certification of buildings.
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Arrêté du 9 novembre 2006 portant approbation de diverses méthodes de calcul pour le diagnostic de performance énergétique en France métropolitaine

French regulation which approves three methods, described in annex, for the energy certification of buildings.
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Arrêté du 16 octobre 2006 définissant les critères de certification des compétences des personnes physiques réalisant le diagnostic de performance énergétique et les critères d'accréditation des organismes de certification

French regulation defining the criteria to be fulfilled by the experts and by the certification bodies of experts for the certification of the energy performance of buildings
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Arrêté du 15 septembre 2006 relatif aux méthodes et procédures applicables au diagnostic de performance énergétique pour les bâtiments existants proposés à la vente en France métropolitaine

French regulation defining the methods to be used for the certification of existing buildings for sale.
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Arrêté du 15 septembre 2006 relatif au diagnostic de performance énergétique pour les bâtiments existants proposés à la vente en France métropolitaine

French regulation defining the certification of existing buildings for sale.
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Het energieverbruik van gebouwen

The energy consumption of a building depends not only of the design of its envelope, which defines energy needs, but also design of the technical equipments used to cover these needs.
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Energetische doeltreffendheid van gebouwen : toekomstperspectieven

This article describes the outlook for energy savings in buildings, new technological developments, new building concepts and possibilities for existing buildings stock.
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Energetische doeltreffendheid van gebouwen : een beetje geschiedenis

The author describes the progress made for 20 years about energy efficiency of buildings, especially in the fields of thermal insulation, heating and domestic hot water production, ventilation and lighting.
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De energieprestatie-richtlijn : de laatste evoluties

This article gives information about the national transposition of the EPBD in the three regions of Belgium.
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Meer comfort ... met minder energie !

A building must ensure a comfortable indoor climate. This results in some energy consumption. This paper discusses the way to reconcile indoor comfort and energy preservation.
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EPBD Buildings Platform interview: Alain Sagne, Secretary General of Architects Council of Europe

Alain Sagne was asked about the challenges being faced in trying to implement the Directive and how he feels cooperation with the EPBD Platform is helping the Architects Council of Europe members.
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Set of draft EN and EN-ISO standards as produced to support the implementation of the EPBD

This document gives a list of the draft standards that have been prepared by CEN to support the implementation of the EPBD. In November 2006, all these standards were ready to be submitted to formal vote.