Taking into consideration that all inspectors differ in their knowledge, education, attitude, or motivation, interpretation of the buildings technical condition is prone to biased opinions. Therefore, a reliable and consistent inspection tool based on a coherent methodology is needed.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
The June 2019 edition of the TightVent Europe newsletter aims to provide an overview of the platforms achievements, progress and latest news in the past months as well as planned activities for the upcoming period.
Specific contents include:
Post date: 4 Jun 2019
The first stakeholder meeting of the EPBD Article 19a feasibility study will take place in Brussels on 24 June 2019.
The feasibility study is a one-year contract awarded by the European Commission, following Article 19a of EPBD Directive (EU) 2018/844 which amended Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency.
Post date: 31 May 2019
Relevance and feasibility of inspection of stand-alone ventilation systems and an optional building renovation passport
Two online surveys have just been launched by the consortium leading, on behalf of the European Commission, a technical study to investigate the possible introduction in Europe of inspections of stand-alone ventilation systems and an optional building renovation passport.
With these surveys, the consortium aims to:
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
Article 19a of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) introduces the requirement to perform a feasibility study addressing two issues: the possible introduction of inspections of stand-alone ventilation systems and the possible introduction of an optional building renovation passport. In this scope, DG Energy of the European Commission awarded a contract to perform a technical study to investigate these issues to a consortium led by INIVE and BPIE.
Post date: 3 Apr 2019
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 building renovation passport
Post date: 6 Mar 2019
Post date: 9 Oct 2018
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 will be presented to EU ambassadors on December 20, with the final analysis and approval of the agreement expected to take place at the beginning of 2018.
Post date: 20 Dec 2017
In the European Commission's proposal for a revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, released on 30 November 2016, substantial changes are proposed as regards the inspection of heating and air conditioning systems.
Post date: 23 Jun 2017
Type: Ask the Experts
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Post date: 21 Nov 2016