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Arrêté du 24 mai 2006 relatif aux caractéristiques thermiques des bâtiments nouveaux et des parties nouvelles de bâtiments

The enforcement decree is related to the French Thermal Regulation. It specifies the thermal caracteristics that apply to new buildings or new parts of buildings in order to achieve a maximum required level of energy consumption of the...
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Duurzaam energie-gebruik in onze bebouwde omgeving

Ensuring buildings indoor conditions requires some energy. This article explains what are the four pillars of indoor climate and how it can be achieved by the construction sector in a sustainable way.
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Energy Saving and CO2 Reduction Potential from Solar Shading System Shutters in the EU25 (ESCORP - EU25)

Solar blinds and shutters contribute to reduce the energy demand of buildings in 2 ways: in wintertime, due to a supplementary thermal resistance in closed position, they reduce the heating energy demand; in summertime, by avoiding...
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Solar Protection Plays a Major Role in the Overall Energy Balance

This document published by ES-SO (European Solar Shading Organisation), the umbrella organisation of European roller shutter and solar shading organisations, gives a greater understanding of roller shutter and solar shading products and...
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EPBD Buildings Platform Interview: John Goodall, Director Technical and Environmental Affairs, European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC)

John Goodal of the European Construction Industry Federation (FIEC) was asked about the challenges being faced in trying to implement the Directive and how he feels co-operation with the EPBD Platfom is helping FIEC members.
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Intelligent Energy Europe - Upcoming EPBD support projects from the IEE call for proposals 2005 and ongoing actions

The total number of IEE actions directly supporting the accelerated take-off the EPBD is 18 at the end of September 2006, and the funding for support through the IEE Programme is approximately 10 Meuros (not counting the CA-EPBD and the...
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EPBD Newsletter #005 - October 2006

Newsletter of EPBD Buildings Platform.
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Minimum energy performance requirements

This paper deals with the possible types of energy performance requirements for winter and summer cases. It presents the history of these requirements in representative Member States and describes which approaches the Member States are...
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The Building Regulations 2006 - Approved Document L2B: Conservation of fuel and power in existing buildings other than dwellings

The legislative framework of the Building Regulations for England and Wales is principally made up of The Building Regulations 2000 and The Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) Regulations 2000. Both have been amended several times since...
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The Building Regulations 2006 - Approved Document L2A: Conservation of fuel and power in new buildings other than dwellings

The legislative framework of the Building Regulations for England and Wales is principally made up of The Building Regulations 2000 and The Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) Regulations 2000. Both have been amended several times since...
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The Building Regulations 2006 - Approved Document L1B: Conservation of fuel and power in existing dwellings

The legislative framework of the Building Regulations for England and Wales is principally made up of The Building Regulations 2000 and The Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) Regulations 2000. Both have been amended several times since...
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The Building Regulations 2006 - Approved Document L1A: Conservation of fuel and power in new dwellings

The legislative framework of the Building Regulations for England and Wales is principally made up of The Building Regulations 2000 and The Building (Approved Inspectors etc.) Regulations 2000. Both have been amended several times since...
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Towards energy efficient buildings in Europe

This document is a EuroACE-commissioned report which sets out details of the policies being adopted by each European government (in 2005) to improve energy efficiency in buildings. This includes all of the EU25, plus two non-EU countries...
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Energetická certifikace budov v České republice

This presentation gives information about energy certification of buildings in Czech Republic.
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Energetický průkaz a certifikace budov

This presentation gives information about energy certification of buildings in Czech Republic.
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EPBD v ČR

Gives information about the EPBD and its transposition in Czech Republic
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Návrh nové vyhlášky, kterou se stanoví podrobnosti energetické náročnosti budov

Gives information about the transposition of EPBD in Czech Republic.
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Implementation of the EPBD in Poland: status and planning

Gives information about the implementation of EPBD in Poland.
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Implementace EPBD ve Spojeném Království a Republice Irsko

Gives information about the implementation of EPBD in the United-Kingdom and in the Republic of Ireland.
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Implementation of the EPBD in Denmark: status August 2006

Denmark has implemented the EPBD since January 1st, 2006. Denmark has for many years had fairly strict energy requirements in the building regulations, obligatory labelling scheme for buildings and obligatory inspection scheme for boilers...