Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

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#EPBstandards on heat pumps & measured energy: register now for free online pilot training!

Are you interested to benefit of a head start over your collaborators and competitors? Then register today to the CEN-CE online pilot training and certification for attaining new knowledge on 2 showcased CEN standards (heat pumps...
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U-CERT Project's 1st eNewsletter

"A good decision is based on knowledge." – Plato   Stay tuned and well informed via U-CERT project's discreet emailings about a possible next step for the national Energy Performance Certification schemes leveraging:   Set of EPB standards...
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The inner value of a building. Linking indoor environmental quality and energy performance in building regulation

People spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality is essential in ensuring health, quality of life and performance of buildings’ occupants.

Building policies are increasingly demanding in terms of energy performance and reduction of CO2 emissions. At the same time, people spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality...
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Selection of policy options for building renovation passports and analysis of related potential impacts

Final report (Deliverable 6.2)

This study, commissioned and supervised by the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER), provides technical support to investigate the feasibility of introducing optional building renovation passports (BRPs) in...
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Proceedings - Joint workshop of the Concerted Actions for EU energy legislation

The three Concerted Actions that help countries implement EU energy legislation have published proceedings of their recent joint workshop.

The Concerted Action for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), the Concerted Action for the Renewable Energy Sources Directive (CA RES) and the Concerted Action for the Energy Efficiency Directive (CA EED) organised the...
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Feasibility study EPBD Art. 19a - Final report

Selection of policy options for inspections of stand-alone ventilation systems and analysis of related potential impacts

The publication, on 19 June 2018, of Directive 2018/844 amending Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency, represents the first major step towards the implementation of the...
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In focus: Energy efficiency in buildings

Collectively, buildings in the EU are responsible for 40% of our energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions, which mainly stem from construction, usage, renovation and demolition. Improving energy efficiency in buildings...
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Long-term renovation strategies and local building renovation initiatives: case studies from 8 countries

Long-term renovation strategies (LTRS), developed at national level, go hand-in-hand with local building renovation initiatives. This factsheet maps the governance structure, status quo of the process,...

Long-term renovation strategies are a requirement of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for all member states. BPIE and national Green Building Councils for the H2020 project Build Upon2 published 8 factsheets discussing...