To fully unlock the potential and benefits of EPCs, the existing certification regimes at Member State level have to be properly implemented and endorsed, supported by well-functioning management, control and monitoring mechanisms.
Post date: 21 Apr 2021
April 15-16, 2021
Post date: 30 Mar 2021
Delivering the vision of climate-neutrality by 2050 as defined in the Paris Agreement is only achievable if the whole building stock, including retail real estate portfolios, is thoroughly renovated and sustainable design of new buildings is adopted.
Post date: 25 Feb 2021
Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality. Therefore, in the last 10 years many countries have introduced requirements for building airtightness in their EP-regulation.
Those requirements often prescribe that a test is performed by a qualified tester and that every test performed is recorded in a database. Hundreds of thousands of data are now available in Europe.
Post date: 22 Jan 2021
Concept and objectives:
NoMu Wood is a digital platform to guide and inspire Nordic Municipalities them in the process of building in wood.
More broadly though, the treasure trove of information herein can offer something for many interested in the future of low-carbon Nordic construction.
Post date: 18 Jan 2021
This study provides the basis for the development of an EU framework for Digital Building Logbooks.
The definition of Digital Building Logbook has been created as part of this study, based on a thorough stakeholder consultation, interviews with experts and detailed analysis of 40 existing Building Logbook initiatives across Europe and beyond.
Post date: 14 Jan 2021
Europe’s next generation of peer-to-peer energy communities is becoming a reality. With the aim of boosting residential energy communities and integrating a higher share of renewable energy, the EU-funded NRG2peers project will develop a platform with three goals in mind.
Post date: 8 Dec 2020
As one of the oldest building materials, lime still plays an essential role in constructions, and its global market is on the rise.
The EU-funded SUBLime project will develop the most advanced technology in lime-based materials modelling and description for industrial use that will surpass existing solutions in the new construction and conservation sectors.
Post date: 4 Dec 2020
The EPBD and its revisions in 2010 and 2018 strengthened the provisions related to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) by setting out that the Member States have to provide information to owners and tenants on the purpose and objectives of EPCs, energy efficiency measures and supporting financial instruments through accessible and transparent advisory tools.
Post date: 16 Nov 2020
As part of the study on the “EU-wide Framework for a Digital Building Logbook (DBL)”, this final stakeholder meeting will provide a venue for discussion of the study findings and of the recommendations for the European Commission to further encourage and spread the use of digital building logbooks.
Post date: 6 Nov 2020