QUALICHeCK Overview of EPC compliance and quality issues on the ground

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EPBD directive 2002 and its recast 2010 have led to significant efforts in EU Member States to improve the energy performance of buildings. The compliance of energy performance assessments and quality of works are increasingly important aspects needing continuous attention and well developed procedures in order to be able to achieve stringent energy and indoor climate targets in practice.


To understand the status on the ground the QUALICHeCK project conducted a review of 31 previous studies dealing with measured performance, reliability of input data, quality of the works and compliance frameworks. Additionally, 10 field studies were conducted in 9 focus countries. These studies covered all main technology areas:

Transmission characteristics and air tightness
Ventilation systems
Summer thermal comfort solutions
Renewable systems (heat pumps, thermal solar, PV)


To read the complete article please go to the REHVA website.

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