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Elithis Tower: an office building with very low energy consumption

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...
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Zusammenfassung für die Entscheidungsträger der Konzertierten Aktion für die Verbreitung und Implementierung der Richtlinie 2002/91/EC - CA-EPBD (2005-2007)

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...
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EPBD Buildings Platform - Bollettino #028 - Dicembre 2008

Italian version of EPBD Buildings Platform newsletter
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Implementation of the EPBD in Poland: Status December 2008

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...
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Communication staff working document accompanying document to the proposal for a recast of the energy performance of buildings directive (2002/091/EC) - Impact assessment

This document presents the impact assessment study linked to the proposal for a recast of the EPBD.
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An overview of national trends in envelope and ductwork airtightness

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...
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DIN V 18599 - Energetische Bewertung von Gebäuden jetzt umfassend möglich - Kongress Energieeffizienz 2006

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.
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Transmissie referentie dokument - Berekening van de warmedoorgangscoëfficiënt van wanden van gebouwen (U-waarde) en van de warmteverliescoëfficiënt door transmissie in gebouwen (H-waarde)

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)
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Transmissieverliezen in gebouwen - Warmeteverliescoefficient door transmissie (Ht-waarde)

Transmission losses in buildings - Global heat losses
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Anlage zur Energieeinsparverordnung 2007: Entwurf: Vereinfachung der Ermittlung der Energieverbrauchskennwerte von bestehenden Wohngebäuden

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.
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Transmissieverliezen in gebouwen - Berekening van de warmtedoorsgangscoëfficiënt van opake constructiedelen (U-waarde)

Transmission losses in buildings - Calculation of the XX coefficient for opaque walls
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Anlage zur Energieeinsparverordnung 2007: Entwurf: Vereinfachung der Datenaufnahme von bestehenden Wohngebäuden

German implementation of the EPBD: Draft of the guideline for possible simplifications at the data acquisition during the inspection of existing residential buildings.
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Transmissieverliezen in gebouwen - Inleiding en eisen

Transmission losses in buildings - Introduction and requirements
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EPU : Synthese & schematisering van het gebouw

Energy performance of office buildings and schools - Synthesis and schematisation of a building
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Verlichting

Lighting
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EnEV Entwurf 16_11_06

German regulation for the energy saving in buildings and building systems - Energieeinsparverordnung - EnEV
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Eneegie prestatie van kantoor-en schoolgebouwen (EPU) - Inleidning

Energy performance of office buildings and schools
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EPW : Synthese - E-peil berekning

Energy performance of residential buildings - synthesis - calculation of the energy consumption
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Oververhitting en koeling

Overheating and cooling
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Hulpenergie in de EPW

Energy performance of residential buildings - auxiliaries enery consumption