Certification schemes

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AmBIENCe project

Active managed Buildings with Energy performaNce Contracting About AmBIENCe   The project aims at extending the concept of Energy Performance Contracting to Active Buildings and making it available and attractive to a wider range of...

BRE - Building Research Establishment Ltd

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   We are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for all.   We generate new knowledge through...

AmBIENCe project

Active managed Buildings with Energy performaNce Contracting About AmBIENCe   The project aims at extending the concept of Energy Performance Contracting to Active Buildings and making it available and attractive to a...

BRE - Building Research Establishment Ltd

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   We are an innovative group of researchers, scientists, engineers and technicians who share a common goal – to make the built environment better for all.   We generate new knowledge...

Energy efficiency recommendations for lenders and valuers

The REVALUE project partners have delivered recommendations for key stakeholders on how best to ensure energy efficiency is included in the valuation process. There are long-term risk implications for low energy performance properties and...

SURVEY: Comparing housing providers’ sustainability planning

For a clearer picture of how housing providers across Europe are assessing and managing energy efficiency risk, the REVALUE project partners invite you to take part in this survey. Once the data has been gathered, results will be shared...

Clima-Host: innovative solutions for climate protection and energy efficiency in the hotel and catering industry

The alpine-wide contest “ClimaHost – Climate protection and energy efficiency in hotel and restaurants” was launched on 7 June by the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety...

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a national certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to encourage the construction of energy and resource-efficient buildings that are healthy to...

IDEAL EPBD project

Improving Dwellings by Enhancing Actions on Labelling of the EPBD     When an existing dwelling changes owner or tenant, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) requires an energy performance certificate to...

iBROAD project

  Individual Building Renovation Roadmaps - My path towards an energy efficient home     iBRoad project, funded by the Horizon 2020 European programme, aims at exploring, designing, developing and demonstrating the...