Certification schemes

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Clima-Host: innovative solutions for climate protection and energy efficiency in the hotel and catering industry

The alpine-wide contest “ClimaHost – Climate protection and energy efficiency in hotel and restaurants” was launched on 7 June by the German Federal Minister for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety...
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Good practice in energy efficiency for Central and South Eastern Europe

Publication prepared jointly by the European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy and the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Set up in 2015, the "Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity" (CESEC) initiative aims to accelerate the integration of Central and South-Eastern European gas markets and diversify gas supplies. It brings together nine EU...
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Building our capacity of influence for an efficient, inclusive and renewable energy model for the MED area

Efficient Buildings & Renewable Energy MED Community Conference annual event: “Building our capacity of influence for an efficient, inclusive and renewable energy model for the MED area”

The Interreg MED 2014-2020 Programme supports the sharing of experiences, knowledge and the improvement of public policies between national, regional and local authorities and other territorial stakeholders from 10 different EU countries...
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2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild

2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild – Co-organized by ASHRAE and IBPSA-USA Chicago, IL | September 26–28, 2018 REGISTER NOW The 2018 Building Performance Analysis Conference and SimBuild, co-organized by ASHRAE...
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OVERVIEW | Evolution of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive

  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)     The EU’s legislative framework for energy efficient buildings was strengthened in 2002 with the adoption of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD – Directive...
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Examining Building Renovation Passports

by Marine Faber (BPIE)   Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) is a strong, long-time advocate for bringing building performance data to the market and using it alongside other tools such as audits, to help...
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Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a national certification system developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) to encourage the construction of energy and resource-efficient buildings that are healthy to...
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IDEAL EPBD project

Improving Dwellings by Enhancing Actions on Labelling of the EPBD     When an existing dwelling changes owner or tenant, the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) requires an energy performance certificate to...