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Envelope and ductwork airtightness in the revision of the French energy regulation: calculation principles and potential impacts

This document is the abstract of a paper that was submitted at 2010 AIVC Conference, in Seoul, South Korea. It analyses the energy impact of envelope and ductwork leakage estimated with the regulatory calculation method for different building and...

ASIEPI - Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact

ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'. The EU Intelligent Europe SAVE project addressed 6 technical issues in connection with the EPBD implementation: Intercomparison...

First draft set of recommendations: Towards a second generation of CEN standards related to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

The first generation of CEN standards to support the EPBD were published in the years 2007-2008 and were implemented in many EU Member States "in a practical way", mixed with national procedures, boundary conditions and input data. The CENSE...
The aim of the CENSE project (2007-2010) is to support the EU Member States (MS) and other target groups in achieving better awareness and more effective use of the European (CEN) standards that are related to the Energy Performance of...

Executive summary report on the interim conclusions of the Concerted Action supporting transposition and implementation of the Directive 2002/91/EC - CA – EPBD (2007 – 2010)

To support EU countries in the implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in their national legislation, the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD was launched by the European Commission to promote dialogue and exchange of best...
Pour aider les pays de l'UE dans la transposition dans leur législation nationale de la Directive sur la performance énergétique des bâtiments, l'action concertée EPBD-CA a été lancé par la Commission européenne pour promouvoir le dialogue...


NBDM plug-in for Google SketchUp is an optional module for the free version of Google’s SketchUp design tool, allowing to create NBDM files from a 3D Google SketchUp drawing. This plug-in is based on the existing plug-in for EnergyPlus. Thanks to a...

Didacticiel ENR

Cet outil didactique permet de visualiser l’impact énergétique et environnemental de diverses solutions d’approvisionnement en énergie renouvelables dans les bâtiments neufs. En aucun cas il ne vaut application de l’arrêté du 18 décembre 2007...

IntegraCAD - software tools for HVAC calculations and drawings according to EN and ASHRAE standards

Professional set of tools for designers of HVAC installations
For more information on the program please click here.Download from here last IntegraCAD program versions. 

Building modelling software for solar shading in different European countries

The solar shading industry has developed software tools to illustrate how the use of appropriate solar shading reduces the use of energy (and therefore cuts CO2 emissions) and also saves money.