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Interesting report about inspection of boilers and air conditioning systems

A document from the EPBD Concerted Action (in which Member States discussed about the transposition of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive) reports about the discussions concerning inspection of  boilers and air conditioning...
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UK & France sign MOU to develop common single rating tool for environmental assessment certification

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Insulation Thickness Specification for HVAC systems

I'm Nicola Mela and I'm employed for P3 srl a company that deals with the production of PU sandwich panels for the realization of pre-insulated ductworks for HVAC systems. My question concerns the possibility of looking for specific...
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Comparing methods across Member States

Hi all, My background is an EPC assessor in the UK, but I am looking at ways that other countries calculate the energy and CO2 for an EPC. I am focusing on Scottish buildings with thick stone solid walls, so ideally would be comparing our...
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What future for inspection of air conditioning systems?

Work in progress about the recast of the EPBD shows that the requirements for the inspection of air conditioning systems could change. The proposal for the recast of the EPBD by the European Commission (13 November 2008) as well as the...
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Italian Benchmarking Tool

A little tool meant to promote the building energy consumption awareness among the italian users of social networks. Going through a simple procedure integrated as a Facebook application, users of social network can get a hint at the...
A little tool meant to promote the building energy consumption awareness among the italian users of social networks
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What future for boilers inspection?

Work in progress about the recast of the EPBD shows that the requirements for the inspection of boilers shall probably change. The proposal for the recast of the EPBD by the European Commission (13 November 2008) as well as the European...
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Online Energy Check for home builders (including online renovation)

This is how it works: Model your home step by step on the computer (takes about five minutes). The Energy Check computes your energy consumption and your energy index in relation to the Austrian average (= benchmark for the Energy...
In a well insulated house, low heating costs and a cuddly warm home need not be a contradiction. Would attic insulation pay off for your house? How much would installing new windows reduce your heating costs? Let the Energy Check including...
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A programme for thermal energy calculation and certification of buildings

LESOSAI 6.0 is a programme for thermal energy calculation and certification of buildings comprising one or more heated or cooled zones. It is designed primarily for building and thermal engineers and architects. The software supports...
LESOSAI 6.0 is a programme for thermal energy calculation and certification of buildings comprising one or more heated or cooled zones. It is designed primarily for building and thermal engineers and architects. The software supports...
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Cost-optimum requirements

We should first clearify whether we discuss about cost-optimum or cost-efficient minimum EP requirements. In the case of cost-optimum, the requirements will be dynamic, because of the ever changing boundary conditions like prices, ...
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Is there an impact of thermal bridges on the summer performance of buildings?

Within the IEE SAVE project ASIEPI studies on the impact of thermal bridges on the energy performance of buildings have been collected. Most studies dealt with the influence on the heating energy use, which can be considerable if the...
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FAQ about inspection

Have a look at the FAQ of BUILD UP Portal. Some of them retate to inspection of boilers and air conditioning systems. http://www.buildup.eu/faq
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IDA Indoor Climate and Energy

IDA ICE is a dynamic multi-zone simulation application for accurate study of thermal indoor climate of individual zones as well as the energy consumption of entire buildings.Version 4 will bereleased in August 2009
Widely used and verified building energy performance simulation programme developed in cooperation with Royal Swedish Technical University and Helsinki University of Technology, and widely used in consulting and research purposes.
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Cost optimal

I think this is extremly demanding taks, and in some cases may lead to the use of energy. Cost optilamal shoudl be defined as soon as possible. I think the vierw point should be from EU level, not private or not even national cost optimum.
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Ventilation inspections

In the plenary meeting  on April 23th  the Parliament accepted 90+ changes in the recast EPBD  prepared by the Commission, one of those was the extension of the A/C inspections to cover also ventilation. I am not sure if this really was...
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Facade Design Tool

Windows Systems for High-Performance Buildings
The Facade Design Tool lets you choose the design conditions of a window and rank and compare the performance data in terms of annual energy, peak demand, carbon, daylight illuminance, glare, and thermal comfort.
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BRITA in PuBs information tool BIT

The BRITA in PuBs Information Tool - Case studies, retrofit measures and perfromance rating to find the best retrofit concepts for public buildings. The BIT tool is targeted to assist decisions makers and their technical support in...
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Aide à la décision en physique du bâtiment

The overall objective of this Dial-Europe is to favour the us of day light in building. This tool aims to promote a "good" strategy from very first stage of the design process.
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Calculation of the German energy performance of buildings standard DIN V18599 with ibp18599

Calculation according to the German energy performance of buildings standard DIN V 18599 featuring a multi-zone model, lighting, complex configurations of heating, airconditioning and cooling technologies. The tool allows the assessment of...
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Welcome to the blog of community on requirements for experts and inspectors

This community provides its members with a free space "blog" in which all registered users can post their personal articles, opinions, questions and answers related to requirements for experts and inspectors. Your point of view is what...