EPC - Energy Performance Certificate

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The European Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) requires that Member States set up a certification, with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). Member States must also establish an independent control system for the EPCs (Art. 18), as well as effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions in case of non-compliance (Art. 27). A draft source book has been published from the QUALICHeCK project. It provides suggestions for a more effective compliance of the EPCs with the national or regional legislations.  
Post date: 28 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

Building’s Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are expected to correctly inform prospective buyers and tenants, to encourage them to invest in energy efficiency in buildings. Progressively, this should lead to a positive relationship between a property's energy rating and its market value. 
Post date: 28 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

This report has been developed with two independent investigations: a survey market analysis among real estate agents  an assessment of a regression study on EPC price surpluses   Therefore, conclusions have been made in these two areas. First area: the results of the real estate agent`s survey provides significant recommendations on how to increase the impact of EPCs on property values and how to overcome obstacles in the wider use of EPCs across the EU.
Post date: 28 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

The impact of energy performance certificates on property values and nearly zero-energy buildings – an analysis for professionals and users   This report, released within the framework of the EU funded project ZEBRA2020, is the result of two independent investigations: a survey among real estate agents and an assessment of energy performance certificates (EPCs) price surpluses.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

Just when the release of the Energy Efficiency Package has been postponed, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) provides an insightful research on building renovation passports, an evolution of Energy Performance Certificates. Building renovation passports are a perfect tool to reach the EU climate goals, leading to better buildings performance and more comfortable homes.  
Post date: 18 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

Just when the release of the Energy Efficiency Package has been postponed, the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) provides an insightful research on building renovation passports, an evolution of Energy Performance Certificates. Building renovation passports are a perfect tool to reach the EU climate goals, leading to better buildings performance and more comfortable homes.  
Post date: 18 Oct 2016
Type: News

Το ΚΑΠΕ, σε συνεργασία με το Πολυτεχνείο της Κρήτης, διοργανώνει Ημερίδα με θέμα: «Υλοποίηση έργων βελτίωσης ενεργειακής απόδοσης στον δημόσιο και ιδιωτικό τομέα με Συμβάσεις Ενεργειακής Απόδοσης» που θα διεξαχθεί στο Εμπορικό και Βιομηχανικό Επιμελητήριο Αθηνών, Ακαδημίας 7 στην Αθήνα.  
Post date: 29 Sep 2016
Type: Event

Construction d’un immeuble de bureau de prestige et réhabilitation d’un bâtiment existant à valeur patrimoniale  
Post date: 17 Aug 2016
Type: Case

The primary aim of this report is to assess whether energy efficiency is capitalised upon in the housing market of selected European countries. The affirmative case would result in a price surplus due to energy efficiency for sale and rental transactions. The energy efficiency rating given in Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) is used as a proxy for the energy efficiency of a dwelling. This enables a hedonic analysis to be carried out to estimate the willingness-to-pay for energy efficiency.  
Post date: 5 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

On 29 July 2016, the European Commission published its report to the European Parliament and the Council on the progress achieved by EU Member States (MS) in reaching cost-optimal levels of minimum energy performance requirements for new and existing buildings, as well as for building elements.  
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: News