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Post date: 29 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

International building legislation is setting stronger and stronger requirements for the energy performance of buildings. An actual example is the impact of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in the European Union (EPBD) on the national requirements in the Member States. The improved energy performance of buildings can’t be achieved by additional insulation or more effective buildings systems only. A major influence factor on the energy quality is the ventilation technology and also the airtightness of the building envelope.
Post date: 29 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Information paper P189 of the European Project ASIEPI Even in well-insulated buildings, thermal bridges are often neglected. A third of EU Member States have no real ‘good-practice’ guidance on thermal bridges in the framework of their building energy regulations. The quality of guidance in the remaining States is very varied. Part 1 of this paper suggests topics that should covered in ‘good practice’ guidance, how it can be structured and presented, and how it can be related to building regulations and standardization.
Post date: 27 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

The project Keep Cool II proposes different actions to achieve this goal. For this it is divided in two phases. The first one provides analysis and technical tools to overcome the most important barriers by introducing sustainable summer comfort. The second phase is addressing existing networks and policy makers on national and European level by providing them information materials with good practice examples designed especially for the target groups. It will accompanied by dissemination campaigns.
Post date: 27 Mar 2010
Type: Publication

Information paper P188 of the European Project ASIEPI Even in well-insulated buildings, thermal bridges are often neglected. A third of EU Member States have no real ‘good-practice’ guidance on thermal bridges in the framework of their building energy regulations. The quality of guidance in the remaining States is very varied. This paper suggests topics that should covered in ‘good practice’ guidance, how it can be structured and presented, and how it can be related to building regulations and standardization.
Post date: 27 Mar 2010
Type: Publication