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It is expected that many countries will between 2015 and 2020 have regulations imposing requirements for new buildings which are near-zero energy targets. This has major consequences:Such strategies will for most climates automatically lead to specific attention to building airtightness, including large scale measurements, challenges in terms of design and execution, quality issues, long term performances, ... This is a tremendous challenge.
Post date: 3 May 2010
Type: News

Workshop organised by EVD Energy Management - August 15, 2009, ITU Faculty of Architecture, Istanbul The most comprehensive legislation in Turkey on energy performance in buildings, in parallel with EPBD (Energy Performance of Buildings Directive), was released by Ministry of Public Works and Settlement in December 2008. According to the legislation, the national calculation methodology and software tool is to be published in December 2009.
Post date: 16 Dec 2009
Type: Note

29th of June - Brussels link to the flyer flyer_29_06_2009_Brussels The energy performance of buildings is a key energy policy concern for Europe (Commission, Member States), addressed by several Directives, notably the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Buildings are responsible of 1/3rd of the total energy use in Europe, and the long term potential exists to cut consumption by
Post date: 15 Dec 2009
Type: Note