building codes and regulations

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The challenge of shape and form: understanding the benefits of efficient design (NF72)  
Post date: 26 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

Commission Recommendation (EU) 2016/1318 of 29 July 2016 on guidelines for the promotion of nearly zero-energy buildings and best practices to ensure that, by 2020, all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings    Member States should follow the guidelines provided in the Annex to this Recommendation. Following these guidelines will help to ensure that, by 31 December 2020, all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings, and will help Member States to develop national plans for increasing the number of nearly zero-energy buildings.   
Post date: 8 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

The document was published 29 July 2016. Commission Recommendation (EU) 2016/1318 of 29 July 2016 on guidelines for the promotion of nearly zero-energy buildings and best practices to ensure that, by 2020, all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings     
Post date: 4 Aug 2016
Type: Poveznica

ASHRAE, AHRI, DOE Partner to Fund Flammable Refrigerant Research $5.2 million program will help accelerate updating of model building codes  
Post date: 13 Jun 2016
Type: Vijesti

"Make the Paris agreement a reality with effective evaluation for energy efficiency”    
Post date: 22 Apr 2016
Type: Događanje

Post date: 9 Jun 2015
Type: Događanje

This report, produced by the Zero Carbon Non Domestic Task Group of the UK Green Building Council, examines the case for action on the 2019 zero carbon target for non-domestic buildings. 
Post date: 24 Apr 2015
Type: Publication

How to obtain the EPB standards (standards to support the EPBD) and supporting documents Revised Dec. 6, 2015 (New link to publicly available spreadsheets)
Post date: 8 Apr 2015
Type: Note

The mitigation of the heat island effect can be achieved by the use of cool materials that are characterised by high solar reflectance and infrared emittance values. Several types of cool materials have been tested and their optical and thermal properties reveal that these materials can be classified as “cool” with the ability to maintain lower surface temperatures. Cool materials can be used on buildings and other surfaces of the urban environment.
Post date: 28 Feb 2015
Type: Publication