The consolidated version of revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive has been published in 23 languages on EURLex.
Consolidation consists of the integration in a legal act of its successive amendments and corrigenda. Consolidated texts are intended for use as documentation tools and have no legal value. For legal purposes please refer to the texts published in the Official Journal of the European Union
Post date: 28 Sep 2018
The Energy Community Secretariat, an international organization run by the EU and the governments of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, and Ukraine – and which is responsible for transferring the good practices of the EU internal energy market to these eastern European countries – has issued New policy guidelines for the grid integration of prosumers.
Post date: 27 Sep 2018
Building Green is a growing event in Scandinavia with a mission to highlight the importance of sustainable building and thinking. Building Green was established in 2011 in Copenhagen and has developed into a unique platform for information, inspiration and ideas on the sustainable building industry. We need to translate sustainable visions into reality everywhere and Building Green allows you to explore these issues with the best actors in the field of sustainable building.
Post date: 27 Aug 2018
Existing building energy standards in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region vary from voluntary guidelines to mandatory requirements, which may apply to one or many building types. Their development is typically a complex decision-making process that can involve any combination of participants. Building energy standards are difficult to classify and the standards that are stringent for one country may be ineffective in another country, depending on climate conditions, occupant behavior, existing building stock, and construction practices.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
RISE is a set of indicators to help compare national policies and regulatory frameworks for sustainable energy. It assesses countries’ policy and regulatory support for each of the three pillars of sustainable energy—access to modern energy, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
The ABRACADABRA H2020 project , based on the prior assumption that substantial increase in the real estate value of the existing buildings can play a key role in deep renovation, is developing a toolkit focusing on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings.
Post date: 7 Dec 2017
This Commissioning Code (CC) released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), provides an overview of the management arrangements required to ensure that building services systems are commissioned to meet the objectives of Part L of UK’s Building Regulations. It is intended for commissioning managers and engineers, services installers, designers and facilities managers.
Post date: 5 Dec 2017
by Valérie Leprince (PLEIAQ), Maria Kapsalaki (INIVE), François Rémi Carrié (INIVE)
Post date: 2 Oct 2017
by Ralf Tinga (PRACSIS)
BUILD UP attended the third international workshop of ABRACADABRA, a project that encourages the development of building add-ons with integrated renewables. Building add-ons could be a solution to today’s low construction rates, but regulations are hampering their roll-out.
Post date: 12 Jun 2017
According to a new report published by the Adaptation and Resilience in the Context of Change (ARCC) network UK homes are experiencing poor indoor air quality (IAQ) at a scale and magnitude that needs immediate national-level attention and action.
Post date: 18 May 2017