Energy performance certification

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Schmuttertal Gymnasium – Diedorf (Germany)

When the new grammar school building was erected in Diedorf, an ‘integrated design process’ was applied, demonstrating that it is possible to plan innovatively and sustainably and still ensure that available resources are used economically...
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The positive house. Casa SN (Arco, Italy) is the first Zero Energy certified building in Europe

Can a building produce more energy than it consumes, exclusively from renewable sources? Certainly! This is demonstrated by the experience of Casa SN (named after its owners Sara and Nicola Berlanda) which has recently...
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Webinar | How to make good use of the outputs of the EPB assessments

BUILD UP webinar series: Energy Performance of Buildings standards (EN/ISO) supporting the implementation of EPBD

This webinar took place on the 16th April, 12.00 to 13.30. 

Webinar 3 – EPB regulations: how to make good use of the outputs of the EPB assessments (12h00 – 13h30 – 16 April 2020) Optimizing Energy Performance of Buildings (EPB) regulations is a very challenging task. All the more so when...
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U-CERT Project's 1st eNewsletter

"A good decision is based on knowledge." – Plato   Stay tuned and well informed via U-CERT project's discreet emailings about a possible next step for the national Energy Performance Certification schemes leveraging:   Set of EPB standards...
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The inner value of a building. Linking indoor environmental quality and energy performance in building regulation

People spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality is essential in ensuring health, quality of life and performance of buildings’ occupants.

Building policies are increasingly demanding in terms of energy performance and reduction of CO2 emissions. At the same time, people spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality...
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iBRoad webinar 2020/04/23 – How can EU Member States implement iBRoad?

The webinar aims at providing a summary of the essential aspects that should be taken into account when replicating iBRoad across Europe. Deliberate efforts are required to scale up the concept into a widely accepted instrument, to benefit...
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Passivhaus tutorial series: Getting to Net Zero

About this Event   The increased focus on the Climate Emergency has led to a stream of declarations to achieve Net Zero. But what does that actually mean to the built environment? Do we really know how to design and...
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Phipps Conservatory, Pittsburgh, USA

The Center for Sustainable Landscapes (CSL) is a 24,350-square-foot education, research and administration facility at Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, a public garden attraction in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. Designed and...