Energy performance calculation procedures and CEN standards

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European Commission launches EPBD art. 19a feasibility study

The European Commission has launched a feasibility study to clarify the need, possibilities and timeline for the potential introduction of EU provisions in relation to:   a) the inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems b) an optional...
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OVERVIEW | How is the EU supporting BIM and ICT development in the buildings sector?

BIM (Building Information Modelling) is the process of creating and managing information digitally across a building life-cycle. This information included in the model is not just the 3D geometrical data such as width, height, and depth,...
Tool

TOTEM Tool to Optimise the Total Environmental impact of Materials

In order to help the Belgian construction sector to objectify and reduce the environmental impacts of buildings, the three Regions of the Country have developed the tool /on-line free plarform TOTEM [Tool to Optimize the Total Environmental Impact...
CREATE: Totem stimulates the creativity of designers/specifiers to realize projects that combine all the requirements related to the environmental challenges of tomorrow.   EVALUATE: Totem allows the...
Publication

Bridging the gap between modelling and new policy expectations

BPIE and Climact were asked by EIT Climate-KIC to identify key gaps between previous modelling approaches and the expectations and demands for new, improved approaches that better meet...

  The objective of modeling is to support policy-makers so that they can develop a better sense of what is possible now, what shall be done in the future and help them take better-informed decisions. This piece of work is intended as a...
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Study on Mapping of Existing Energy Efficiency Standards and Technologies in Buildings

Existing building energy standards in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region vary from voluntary guidelines to mandatory requirements, which may apply to one or many building types. Their development is typically...
Event

RESTORE Training School on Regenerative Design in the Digital Practice.

RESTORE: REthinking Sustainability TOwards a Regenerative Economy

The RESTORE COST Action affects a paradigm shift towards restorative...

The second-year action Training School will be taking place in Málaga, Spain, on 15-19th October 2018. This School will bring together experience and high-level trainers and trainees to work in the digital implementation...
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Energy efficient buildings – Presidency secures provisional deal with European Parliament

On Tuesday 19 December 2017, the Estonian presidency reached a provisional agreement with the European Parliament on a revised directive on the energy performance of buildings. The outcome of the trilogue...
Publication

DS 3090:2014 - Commissioning-processen for bygninger - Installationer i nybyggeri og større ombygninger

Denne standard beskriver anvendelsen af commissioning-processen til bygninger.   Commissioning-processen er et værktøj til at sikre at krav til et byggeri opfyldes i alle byggeriets faser og ind i driftsfasen.   Standarden er...