Energy performance calculation procedures and CEN standards

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Life EconomisE project

Buildings have an enormous role to play in the EU’s attempts to slash greenhouse gas emissions.   According to the Finnish Climate Panel (2014), improving the energy efficiency of the existing buildings and ensuring the high low-carbon...
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IEA EBC – Building Energy Epidemiology

International Energy Agency (IEA) for Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Annex 70 – Building Energy Epidemiology: Analysis of real building energy use at scale. What is Annex 70?   Annex 70 is an international...
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CEN-CE newsletter 27 December 2019

Check out this holiday read issue of CEN-CE newsletter!
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[Cancelled] - CA EPBD Plenary meeting - Sofia, Bulgaria / March 2020

The Concerted Action EPBD (CA EPBD) addresses the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). It aims to contribute to the reduction of energy use in European buildings, through the exchange of knowledge and...

[The event has been CANCELLED due to the situation with the spread of the COVID-19 virus across Europe] The next CA EPBD plenary meeting will be hosted in Sofia, Bulgaria.   WHAT IS THE CA EPBD The Concerted Action EPBD (...
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1ST CEN-CE CLASSROOM PILOT TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION - 03-04 DECEMBER 2019 - ZAGREB, CROATIA

CEN-CE team, under the auspices of FSB, organized the 1st CEN-CE classroom pilot training and certification during 03-04 December 2019 in Zagreb, Croatia.
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2ND CEN-CE STAKEHOLDERS' WORKSHOP - 04 NOVEMBER 2019 - BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

CEN-CE team organized under the leadership of REHVA the 2nd CEN-CE Stakeholders' Workshop on 4 November (10h00-12h30) during REHVA Brussels Summit (4-5 November) for enquiring, engaging and exploring synergies with key stakeholders across...
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The use of EPB standards in EPBD implementation in UK

This article illustrates how the implementation of the EPBD in the UK has interacted with the CEN EPBD-related standards. The focus is on the UK story, but the some of the opinions and perspectives reflect discussions with technical...
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The use of EN EPB standards in Switzerland

As a non-EU country, Switzerland is not obliged to implement the EPBD, not even in the frame of the bilateral contracts. However, as a full member of CEN, the Swiss Association for Standardization (SNV) has – as all other CEN members –...