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AIVC September 2019 Newsletter

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC projects...

The Basque Country receives 1.7 million from the EU for two pilot projects of urban regeneration in the neighbourhoods of Txonta (Eibar) and Otxarkoaga (Bilbao)

The European Commission has taken note of the urban regeneration plans of the Basque Country and has decided to contribute 1.7 million Euros to the Opengela project.   This concerns a novel concept of neighbourhood offices in two places which have...

EPBD implementation in Germany – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Germany, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

A Study on Energy Efficiency in Enterprises: Energy Audits and Energy Management Systems

Report on the fulfillment of obligations upon large enterprises, the encouragement of small- and medium-sized companies and on good-practice     This study provides an overview of the national implementation of Article 8 of the...

2016 – Implementing the EPBD – Featuring Country Reports

This is the 4th book in a series that started in 2008. It builds upon the book “Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country Reports 2012”, highlighting the important advances achieved across the EU...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #08: Quality control of Stuttgart’s retrofit standard realised by the City’s Energy Consultancy Office

The City of Stuttgart's Retrofit Standard comprises various steps to achieve the energy-efficient retrofit of both residential and non-residential buildings. This includes the construction supervision, for which the City's Energy...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #06: Regulatory compliance checks of residential ventilation systems in France

This QUALICHeCK fact sheet presents, analyses and evaluates the status of compliance of residential ventilation systems in France. The document deals only with regulatory checks, which are currently legally limited to checks that are...

Practical Approaches to the Building Renovation Challenge

Practical Approaches to the Building Renovation Challenge is a paper that sets out the findings of a contractors' workshop featuring expert researchers, architects, engineers, and other building professionals. The workshop took place in...

Enhancing the impact of energy audits and energy management in the EU

A review of Article 8 of the Energy Efficiency Directive   This report, elaborated by Fraunhofer ISI for the European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee ) presents a review of EU’s mandatory energy audit...

European Best practices in using EPC databases - Report

European Best practices in using Energy Performance Certificate databases - Report Since the certificates were first introduced in 2007, a number of European countries have stored data from Energy Performance Certificates...