Post date: 11 Dic 2015
Post date: 5 Ago 2015
Although experience has shown that Nearly Zero Energy Buildings can be realised in practice, many challenges lie ahead of driving the market in this direction. A specific challenge concerns the actual compliance of buildings with the applicable regulations, while another one lies in upgrading the quality of the works to meet NZEB standards.
Post date: 18 Giu 2015
Post date: 15 Giu 2015
Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires national frameworks which monitor and enforce compliance with energy regulations. This article provides an overview of quality and compliance issues relevant to the EPBD, as well as interesting highlights from the Member States’ experience.
Post date: 12 Giu 2015
This report analyses the plans and inventories that Member States notified to the Commission in order to comply with Article 5 of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED), which requires Member States (MS) to annually renovate 3% of the floor area of their central government buildings. More specifically, article 5 of EED requires MS to either:
Post date: 26 Mag 2015
Post date: 7 Gen 2015
The 1st international conference of the IEE co-funded project QUALICHeCK took place in Brussels on 30 September 2014. The conference represented a major physical opportunity to expand dialogue on compliance and quality issues for energy efficiency in buildings. The conference covered among others:
Post date: 3 Nov 2014
Post date: 21 Ago 2014
The challenges to implement Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEBs) and achieving minimum shares of Renewable Energy are tremendous. There are various indications raising concerns regarding the reliability of Energy Performance Certificate declarations and the quality of the works. Achieving a significant improvement requires strong commitment from authorities and other major players, as well as sufficiently broad societal support.
QUALICHeCK responds to these challenges by:
Post date: 13 Giu 2014