An in-depth case study Report of four frontrunner projects.
The iBRoad EU-funded project works on eliminating the multiple barriers building owners face when planning a renovation, by developing an Individual Building Renovation Roadmap for single-family houses by providing a customised renovation plan over a long-term period (10-20 years).
Post date: 25 May 2018
The iBRoad project aims to design, develop and demonstrate Individual Building Renovation Roadmaps for single-family houses. This tool looks at the building as a whole, and provides a customised renovation plan over a long-term horizon.
Post date: 10 May 2018
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) introduced Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) with the aim to create more transparency about the energy performance of individual buildings. To date, the implementation of this instrument varies significantly across Europe in terms of scope, information, comparability and user-friendliness, limiting its acceptance by users as well as its market penetration.
Post date: 30 Jan 2018
By Peter Wouters, INIVE
BIM (Building Information Modelling) is in many EU countries high on the agenda. This article is focusing on the potential of BIM in relation to the energy performance of building assessment and also in relation to a better quality of the works.
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Learnings for the development of the Smartness Indicator from an Austrian research and demonstration project
by Susanne Geissler (SERA energy & resources, Vienna)
This Overview Article presents selected findings of the recently completed project SCDA – Smart City Demo Aspern with importance for the ongoing development of the Smartness Indicator.
The Smartness Indicator - Status Quo
Post date: 22 Nov 2017
The QUALICHeCK study Austria investigated the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) scheme applied for the allocation of energy efficiency subsidies in the region of Salzburg.
Post date: 10 Nov 2017
BPIE undertook a detailed analysis of EPC data and finds that 97,5% of the building stock, currently not in the A class, should therefore be upgraded, making the figure of 75% of the European building stock being ‘energy inefficient’
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Punktem wyjścia do ich zorganizowania były wnioski z marcowego spotkania (pt. Czy pakiet KE ‘Czysta energia dla wszystkich Europejczyków’ pomoże w walce ze smogiem w Polsce?). Jego uczestnicy zauważyli, że skutecznie działający system świadectw może być narzędziem służącym poprawie efektywności energetycznej budynków. Kontynuując tą myśl chcielibyśmy w gronie ekspertów poddać ewaluacji funkcjonujące w Polsce rozwiązania i zastanowić się nad ich przyszłością.
Post date: 21 Aug 2017
QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #50: European certification of HVAC products can provide EPC input data
Post date: 17 Jul 2017
How to get compliant and accessible data for the energy rating calculation of a building - Overview of some existing approaches
The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of a building will only be able to serve its purpose if it is considered trustworthy while minimising the risk of non‐compliance of the actual building with the minimum energy performance requirements of the regulations. In doing so, two are the key parameters to be fulfilled:
Post date: 3 Jul 2017