Last July, the Lombardy Region in Italy approved its new code (Regional Resolution n. 3868/2015) for energy efficiency in buildings implementing Directive 31/2010. Regional in-house Company Infrastrutture Lombarde SpA (as regional body for energy performance certification of buildings) has uploaded the new free Software Cened+2.0.
Post date: 13 Oct 2015
Making the energy-refurbishment processes in the European housing sector transparent and effective is a crucial step towards achieving the EU’s climate mitigation targets.
Post date: 5 Oct 2015
The main target for this report is to establish a common methodology for Energy Performance Certification schemes for all EU sport buildings, independently of their design characteristics and local weather conditions, based on the directions of the EU-Directive 2010/31/EU, titled “Energy Performance on Buildings (recast)” art. 11.9.
The Task is divided into seven main sections, which will conclude with a general proposal for a common methodology for an EU-Energy Performance Certification scheme for all types of sports buildings, both dry- and wet-ones. Analytically:
Post date: 1 Oct 2015
A two-day Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Training and Low Carbon Consultant (LCC) design course is offered by CIBSE. This is a course designed for those wishing to become Low Carbon Consultants and also those who want to gain accreditation as Low Carbon Energy Assessors (LCEAs) able to produce Energy Performance Certificates.
The course covers:
Post date: 23 Jun 2015
This paper summarises recent developments and presents the possibility of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) becoming information tools to support building owners, policy-makers and the finance and business sectors in upscaling energy efficiency renovations.
Post date: 17 Jun 2015
This report aims to summarise the main findings from energy audits and energy ratings conducted in 26 pilot sport buildings from seven EU countries: Sweden, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Italy, Greece and Bulgaria. Energy ratings have been determined using the methodology established in each country in compliance with the Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD).
Post date: 12 Jun 2015
On Monday June 8 2015 the European Commission and the Baltic Sea region countries (Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Sweden) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) modernising and strengthening the Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan (BEMIP). At the same time, 12 European countries signed a declaration for regional co-operation on security of electricity supply within the European internal market, followed by the signature of a political declaration of the Pentalateral Energy Forum.
Post date: 9 Jun 2015
The ZEBRA2020 Data Tool offers a user-friendly presentation of indicators related to the overall building stock. It presents an overview of the current building stock, including renovation and construction, and monitors Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) activities by country, focusing on the ZEBRA2020 project target countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom).
Post date: 2 Jun 2015
Low Energy Apartment Futures (LEAF) is a European-wide project aiming to improve the energy efficiency of apartment blocks by overcoming a number of key barriers to retrofitting these properties, such as the limitations of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs), as well as the difficulties associated with buildings under multiple ownership.
Post date: 27 Apr 2015
This workshop is organised in the context of the ZEBRA2020 project, to present best practice cases and tools that can support national policy makers and industry representatives to transform and stimulate energy efficiency in the buildings' market and encourage competition.
The workshop is divided into two sessions.
Post date: 22 Apr 2015