Inspection

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...

HYPERION Project

Concept, Objectives and Methodology   HYPERION aims to introduce a research framework for downscaling the created climate and atmospheric composition as well as associated risk maps down to the 1x1 km (historic area) scale, and...

“KAWKA” programme – Poland

This scheme is now closed.   “KAWKA” programme – Reducing air pollution by supporting an increase of energy efficiency and development of distributed renewable energy sources in Poland   The KAWKA programme aims to reduce...

Professional competence for energy auditors, A/C and boilers inspectors

The Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (SIEA) has been established by the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic as a professional state subsidy organisation which makes an important contribution in the achievement of...

INSITER project

INSITER is a research project within the EU research programme “Horizon 2020”. The key innovation of INSITER is the intuitive and cost-effective Augmented Reality (AR) for self-inspection. The use of AR –that connects virtual and physical...

BUILT2SPEC project

Built2Spec (Built to specifications) is an EU-funded project carried out by 20 European partners. The project aims to revolutionise construction practices by introducing a new set of breakthrough technological advances for self-inspection...

Loans for energy saving interventions: Belgium

In Belgium loans are offered for energy savings interventions in residential buildings. Anyone that owns or rents a house can get this type of loan from Local Entities in the corresponding municipalities. Each Local Entitie has different...

Increased subsidies for on-site energy consultations - Germany

BAFA Zuschüsse für Vor-Ort-Beratungen erhöht   As of March 1, 2015, on site consultations are promoted by the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) through more attractive subsidies and more ...

NSAI's Certified Air Tightness Tester Scheme

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) operates a registration scheme that certifies testers to I.S. EN 13829:2000 - Thermal Performance of Buildings – Determination of Air Permeability of Domestic Buildings – (Single or Single...

Bâtiment et énergie

This series of web pages from the French Ministry of Housing describe the policy and measures taken in France in order to optimise the energy consumption of buildings. These energy policies are divided into three policy instruments:...