This paper gives a short introduction to the CEN standard 15316-4-2 for calculating the seasonal heat pump energy performance for heating and hot water production. It contains explanations on the available calculation methods, with details...
Information Paper P103 of EPBD Buildings Platform
This article describes how double skin façades have to be designed and implemented. It gives information about their advantages and risks as well as the way to optimise their performance. Results show the role of double skin façades in...
ASHRAE Journal - Vol. 15, No 4 - April 2009 - pages 16-18, 20, 22, 24, 26-27
Based in Dijon (Burgundy, France), the new Elithis Tower is a 5000 m² office building (10 floors) inaugurated in April 2009. The primary energy consumption is intended to be lower than 21 kWh/m².year. The 560 m² integrated photovoltaic...
In face of the major technical and administrative challenges posed by the EPBD, a Concerted Action (CA) supporting its transposition and implementation was initiated under the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme (2003-2006) of the European...
Italian version of EPBD Buildings Platform newsletter
Poland has adopted new measures towards implementing the EPBD into national law. On the 19th of September 2007, the Parliament accepted changes to the Construction Act that, together with three Ministerial Ordinances published in November...
This document presents the impact assessment study linked to the proposal for a recast of the EPBD.
This paper summarises presentations and discussions that took place during the AIVC workshop entitled Trends in national building ventilation markets and drivers for change, held in Ghent, Belgium, in March 2008 with a specific focus on...
Paper submitted to a German congress on energy efficiency on the new German energy performance calculation procedure DIN V 18599. Translation of title: DIN V 18599- Energy assessment of buildings now possible with a holistic method.
Reference document on transmission - Calculation of the thermal transmission coefficient of walls (U-value) and of the transmission heat losses coefficient in buildings (H-value)
Transmission losses in buildings - Global heat losses
German implementation of the EPBD: Draft of the guideline for possible simplifications at the acquisition of energy consumption data and the climate correction of existing residential buildings.
Transmission losses in buildings - Calculation of the XX coefficient for opaque walls
German implementation of the EPBD: Draft of the guideline for possible simplifications at the data acquisition during the inspection of existing residential buildings.
Transmission losses in buildings - Introduction and requirements
Energy performance of office buildings and schools - Synthesis and schematisation of a building
German regulation for the energy saving in buildings and building systems - Energieeinsparverordnung - EnEV
Energy performance of office buildings and schools
Energy performance of residential buildings - synthesis - calculation of the energy consumption