Energy performance calculation procedures and CEN standards

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Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) - Influences on European standardization and on ventilation and air-conditioning industry

This paper describes the CEN standardization works related to the EPBD, particularly for ventilation, air conditioning and indoor environment. It also shows a table of all standards being developed in relationship with the EPBD, with information...
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HVAC and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive: challenges and opportunities

The authors give a summary of the EPBD requirements and present the challenges linked to the implementation of the Directive that have to be met in order to stimulate the design and construction of energy efficient buildings with good indoor...
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Decreto-Lei n.° 80/2006 de 4 de Abril

Text of the Portuguese law 80/2006 of 4 April 2006 which transposes the EPBD for large commercial buildings and small commercial building with air conditioning.
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Decreto-Lei n.° 79/2006 de 4 de Abril

Text of the Portuguese law 79/2006 of 4 April 2006 which transposes the EPBD for residential buildings and small commercial building without air conditioning.
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Non-domestic energy calculation tool released in England and Wales

Compliance with articles 3, 4 ,5 and 6 of the EPBD in England and Wales has been achieved through Building Regulations that came into force on 6 April 2006. These introduce a National Calculation Methodology, as required by the Directive. For...
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New calculation method in connection with the Danish implementation of the EPBD

The Danish Building Research Institute (SBi) has developed an electronic tool for calculating the energy performance for a building. Based on a new calculation method, it will be used in connection with the Danish implementation of the EPBD. There...
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EPBD Article 7/10 Advisory Group - Final Report and Recommendations - Training, Qualifications and Quality Assurance Framework associated with Building Energy Certification and the requirements for Independent Experts

The UK Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) established a working group to provide recommendations of the implementation of Article 7 of the EPBD (inspection of boilers) from the perspective of the need to provide certificates that are...