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 standards for...

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 collaboration...

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...

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...

Recording of CLIMA 2019 workshop: BACS supported performance, technical monitoring and certified commissioning of HVAC systems

This joint workshop organised by REHVA and the European Building Automation and Controls Association will present the wide spectrum of tools and technologies supported by BACS to improve and optimize HVAC systems’ performance and make it...

TRIBUTE project

The FP7 funded TRIBUTE (Take the energy bill back to the promised building performance) is a large-scale integrating project aimed at minimizing the gap between computed and measured energy performances through the improvement of the...

EPB Center: information and support on set of EPB standards

The EPB Center (energy performance of a building - EPB) is focused on the international harmonized set of EPB assessment methods and their implementation at national and regional levels. The Center is dedicated to provide stakeholders and...

Air Conditioning Inspector Training – CIBSE (UK)

This training will explain how to undertake inspections in complex buildings according to the Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections)(England and Wales) Regulations 2007 and refer to CIBSE TM44: Inspection of Air...

Overview of EN 15232 standard on impact of Building Automation, Controls, and Building Management

Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) can have significant impact on energy consumption of buildings and their occupants. In recognition of these facts, the European Committee for Standardization issued "EN...

VIP (Vacuum Insulation Panel): Standardisation in Progress

On 14th June 2012 a Plenary Meeting of the European Committee for Standardization CEN/TC 88 “Thermal insulation materials and products” took place in Munich. The CEN/TC 88 committee agreed on the following decision:   Decision 551 (Munich...