The lobbying battle is picking up again after the summer break, with industry chiefs concerned about the fragmented approach countries could take in transposing the EU law into their national legislation.The directive has been seen as a game-changer because it imposes an annual 1.5% reduction on the amount of energy utilities charge to their customers. Its compulsory measures are also expected to trigger a major revamp of the EU's existing building stock.
Post date: 27 Aug 2012
The CA EPBD (2007 – 2010) is organized around 5 Core Themes (CTs): Certification of Buildings, Inspections of Boilers and AC systems, Training of Experts, Procedures for Characterization of Energy Performance, and Information Campaigns. Since its launch in December 2007, it has organized four major meetings between Member States (MS) representatives, with intensive preparatory work in between. In addition to plenary sessions devoted to issues of general interest, it organised a total of 63 detailed technical sessions for discussing specific issues relating to one or more of the 5 CTs...
Post date: 19 Mar 2010
Wouldn't it be great to have some insight in the different layouts and also in the information contained in the energy performance certificates of the EU Member States?
I will start with presenting the display energy performance certificate of Germany for non-residential buildings:
a) Calculated EP certificate -> see first graphic
b) Measured EP certificate -> see second graphic
Post date: 17 Mar 2010
The project and the central part of the evaluation of energy efficiency and energy savings potentials at the demand side is based on the bottom-up MURE simulation tool. The tool is structured into the following modules: residential sector buildings, residential electric appliances, transport sector, industrial sector processes, industrial sector electric cross-cutting technologies, service sector buildings, service sector electric appliances, IT appliances, demand side CHP.
Post date: 6 Jul 2009