Certification schemes

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LEED Lab arrives in Spain via everis and Green Building Factory to promote sustainable construction training

October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.   The course’s...

Viviendas Arroyofresno: Plus Energy apartment house in Madrid

The building, a residential construction designed by DMDV Arquitectos and built in 2020, represents an exemplary nZEB with that reached also the certification of Passivhaus Plus.   It has a useful area of 2.475,54 m2 shared between common...

How to support the design of Plus Energy Buildings: survey results

Supporting designers in the early stages of designing Plus Energy Buildings is strategic to ensure load reduction while still considering the household practices and enhancing the indoor environmental quality. To achieve this target, it is...

Energy Efficient Mortgage Initiative (EEMI) Webinar

The EeDaPP outcomes will be presented during an EEMI Webinar on Friday, 25 September, at 10 am CEST.

Email contact for participation: <lbertalot@hypo.org>



The end of August 2020 marks the conclusion of the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficient Data Protocol & Portal (EeDaPP) Project which has delivered – after 30 months of  intense work, data collection, market analysis and...

Residential complex in Mühlbachl

In the district of Statz in Mühlbachl, the local social housing agency implemented a residential project with three energy efficient buildings with 26 apartments and an overall surface of around 1270 m2, that reached the level klimaaktiv...

X-tendo responds to the EPC harmonisation challenge by exploring indicators for its innovative features – first developments are presented in a new report

European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards...

X-tendo publishes a guidance note introducing framework principles for next-generation energy performance certificates

This report is a guidance document outlining the common requirements for developing and assessing the features for next generation of energy performance certificate (EPC) on new indicators and innovative handling of data brought forward by...

DG Energy August Newsletter

August 2020 newsletter is out!   Contents are the following: News A new generation of EU energy labels Review of renewables and energy efficiency directives - Commission launches first steps in process ITER ceremony marks...