This thesis from the University of Lüneburg (Germany) examines the process of implementation of the EPBD for residential buildings in Germany between 2003 and 2010. New context specific criteria are developed to describe the formal transposition and practical application of this directive (in 2012).
Post date: 30 Jan 2014
In the framework of the European Forum for Science and Industry, the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission organised a round table discussion on scientific support to energy efficient buildings on 29 November 2013 in Brussels.
Post date: 21 Jan 2014
Post date: 9 Jan 2014
EnergielinQ is the knowledge hub of the transition program “Energiesprong” , Energieleap in Dutch.All the knowledge of the Energyleap at one place including experience and experts and available to everybody.Energyleap wants to undertake energy demand and consumption of buildings without an energy bill. Experiments bring a lot of knowledge and experience. Some experiments succeed others do not - but there are, in any case, valuable lessons to be learned.
Post date: 30 Oct 2013
Platform 31 is a foundation with 25 years of experience in the (social) housing sector. Since 2010 it has been running the 5-year innovation-implementation program « Energiesprong » (EnergyLeap in Dutch). Platform31 supports professionals and organizations with social, economic and urban issues. Dissemination activities in training, conferences and excursions are available on the website. There is also information about Platform31, partners, news, and publications as well as an active blog section.
Post date: 29 Oct 2013
These regulations revoke and replace the previous Regulations. They impose certain functional or performance requirements in relation to the construction, alteration or extension of a building, certain services and fittings, and any building undergoing a material change of use. The Regulations set out technical requirements and are supported by a suite of guidance Technical Booklets published by the Department. The Regulations are subdivided into Parts, with each Part defining the requirements for a particular aspect of the building design and construction, in particular:
Post date: 23 Oct 2013
PAREER: Nuevo Programa de Ayudas para la Rehabilitación Energética de Edificios existentes del sector Residencial (uso vivienda y hotelero)Con el fin de promover actuaciones integrales que favorezcan la mejora de la eficiencia energética y el uso de energías renovables en el parque de edificios existentes del sector residencial, así como cumplir con el artículo 4 de la Directiva 2012/27/UE, relativa a la eficiencia energética, el Ministerio de Industria, Energía y Turismo, a través del IDAE, pone en marcha un programa específico de ayudas y fin
Post date: 17 Oct 2013
PAREER: Nuevo Programa de Ayudas para la Rehabilitación Energética de Edificios existentes del sector Residencial (uso vivienda y hotelero)
is a new program put into place by the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism and launched by the IDAE (IDAE - el Institut
Post date: 17 Oct 2013
This website intends to provide practical guidance for the successful energy renovation of private residential buildings in France. Its targets are inhabitants as well as energy renovation professionals. It has been developed by the "Club de l'Amélioration de l'Habitat" (CAH) with the support of PUCA (Plan Urbanisme Construction Architecture). Its goals are to increase the market for energy renovation of private dwellings and to facilitate the dialogue between individuals and professionals.
Post date: 6 Sep 2013
The guide is in the French language.
Post date: 12 Aug 2013