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Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificate Register

This website operated on behalf of the UK Government allows one in England and Wales to find an energy assessor to undertake one of the following certificates and reports : Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), Recommendation Report (RR), Display...

Umsetzung der EPBD in DEUTSCHLAND Stand im November 2010

Concerted Actions EPBD (CA EPBD) aktualisiert Country Report für DEUTSCHLAND
Der Country Report 2010 bietet einen Überblick über den aktuellen Stand der Umsetzung der Gebäuderichtlinie in Deutschland. Sie finden Informationen zu Gesetzgebung, Energieausweisen, Ausbildung und Zulassung von qualifizierten Fachkräfte...

Explanatory Memorandum to The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and inspections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

This document explains the changes brought to the regulations for England and Wales about energy performance certification and inspection of air conditioning systems by The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and inspections) (England and...

The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2011

These regulations for England and Wales make amendments to the 2007 regulations on the topics of certificates and inspections. They change the requirements for the production of the energy performance certificates and the inspection of air-...

SHC 2012 conference

The IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Programme is proud to announce its International Conference on Solar Heating and Cooling for Buildings and Industry to be held in San Francisco, CA USA
Array SHC 2012 is the first of this new series of annual scientific conferences on solar thermal. The conference offers a discussion platform for project results and progress of the IEA SHC Programme’s work, but also targets a much wider...


Construction21 is multi-specialist portal dedicated to European green building professionals. Supported par Europe (IEE programme) and partner of BuildUp, the website is on line in 7 European languages from March 2012 : French, English, German,...

This new platform will offer various useful topics to building practitioners such as;  news, thematic communities and a database of the most innovative building or refurbishment projects. A prototype website is already running in French...

The European Commission requests Italy to comply with the legislation about the energy performance of buildings

On 29th September 2011, the European Commission formally requested Italy to fully comply with the EU rules on the energy performance of buildings. According to the European Commission, the Italian law allows building owners themselves to make a self...

Report on the energy performance of air conditioning systems - National Occupational Standard ASTACEA5

This National Occupational Standard from The United Kingdom desribes the activities for the production and communication of an inspection report about the energy performance of air conditioning systems.
National Occupational Standards (NOS) in The United Kingdom are statements of the standards of performance individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workplace, together with specifications of the underpinning knowledge...