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Inspection of boilers: conclusions and recommendations of the CA EPBD

To support EU countries in the implementation of the EPBD, a Concerted Action (CA) was launched by the EC to promote dialogue and exchange of best practice. National authorities from 29 countries are involved in this forum. The CA EPBD...
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Recommendations on a 2nd generation of CEN standards to support the EPBD now at CENSE website

dear all, At the IEE-CENSE website you will now find a summary of the main recommendations on a 2nd generation of CEN standards to support the EPBD. http://www.iee-cense.eu/Feedback/Interim%20findings.aspx The IEE CENSE project (2007-...
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Archidur blog

Blog généraliste permettant, aux architectes notamment, de s'informer sur leur métier et sur l'impact du développement durable sur leur profession. http://archidur.wordpress.com/
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Links to more specialised information

For more detailed information on specific articles of the EPBD check out also the following dedicated communities: Energy Performance Calculation Procedures (art.3 EPBD) Minimum Energy Performance Requirements (art. 4, 5, 6 EPBD)...
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computer applications for the energy certification of buildings

Hi: I am doing a project on computer applications for the energy certification of  buildings in European countries, is there a list compiling all? Thanks
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SketchNBDM

NBDM plug-in for Google SketchUp is an optional module for the free version of Google’s SketchUp design tool, allowing to create NBDM files from a 3D Google SketchUp drawing. This plug-in is based on the existing plug-in for EnergyPlus....
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Didacticiel ENR

Cet outil didactique permet de visualiser l’impact énergétique et environnemental de diverses solutions d’approvisionnement en énergie renouvelables dans les bâtiments neufs. En aucun cas il ne vaut application de l’arrêté du 18 décembre...
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Harmonization of sustainability metrics

There’s a rapidly growing appetite for rating methodologies that can be used to demonstrate the environmental performance of our activities, ranging from personal carbon footprinting tools to complex sustainability assessments and...
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Collection of energy performance certificates from different EU Member States

Wouldn't it be great to have some insight in the different layouts and also in the information contained in the energy performance certificates of the EU Member States? I will start with presenting the display energy performance...
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IntegraCAD - software tools for HVAC calculations and drawings according to EN and ASHRAE standards

For more information on the program please click here.Download from here last IntegraCAD program versions. 
Professional set of tools for designers of HVAC installations
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Building modelling software for solar shading in different European countries

The solar shading industry has developed software tools to illustrate how the use of appropriate solar shading reduces the use of energy (and therefore cuts CO2 emissions) and also saves money.
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POWER HOUSE EUROPE makes it's mark......

March 2010: A wealth of information, guidance and tools for energy efficient social housing is opened up: www.powerhouseeurope.eu
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Passive house scheme

Here is a passive house solar scheme available under CC licence. You can also download a full view here
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National Platforms for co-operative and managed housing operators offer access to information and tools

  Why not see what the POWER HOUSE EUROPE National Platforms can do for you?    http://www.cecodhas.org/images/stories/campaigns/Energy/booklet%20-%20power%20house%20europe.pdf  
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Online Specialized Media dedicated to sustainable buildings in your country?

What are the online Specialized Media which are often referred to in POLAND, BULGARIA, ROMANIA, and SLOVENIA, when building professionals look for relevant news, innovations or services regarding energy efficiency in buildings / the...
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NEES - Natural Energy Efficiency and Sustainability

The NEES Partnership is led by the Cork Centre for Architectural Education and has a Partnership including the Cork Clean Technology Centre , The North Karelia University of Applied Science, the Karelia Housing Company and the School of...
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Presentation of a multi authors blog in the field of Energy management & Electrical Engineering

Many topics are covered in this blog: Energy Efficiency in buildings is a major one and also lots of technical issues such as, power quality, solar systems, motors, safety, lighting, softwares and other electrical distribution subjects are...
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Deadline: 26 February for submitting Case Studies for the ManagEnergy Local Energy Action Award 2010

Are you an energy agency, a local authority or an actor developing projects at local level ? Do you have a completed Energy Action that: Has demonstrated a positive contribution to energy efficiency and use of renewable energies...
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NKN

The NKN calculation tool is based on the national calculation method and is created upon a simple spreadsheet in order to combine a compact and simple structure with easy access to testing the calculation methodology. The methodology of...
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Energiebesparingsverkenner

De Energiebesparingsverkenner laat u in enkele stappen de energiebesparingsmogelijkheden van een woning zien, en berekent meteen uw financiële voordeel. Dat kan voor individuele woningeigenaren interessant zijn, maar bijvoorbeeld ook voor...