QUALICHeCK, a new EU IEE co-funded project under the 2013 call for proposals, started on 1 March 2014, announces the launch of its website. QUALICHeCK aims at determining best cases and tackling bottlenecks to increase the reliability of Energy Performance Certification input data, to influence quality of construction and to support compliance with building Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regulations, in the transition phase towards Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings.
Post date: 13 Giu 2014
This report is the result of the work performed in this field under the Concerted Action EPBD in 2011-2012 and describes the state of the art, main accomplishments and barriers across Europe as concerns compliance checking, quality control, enforcement strategies and sanctions for Energy Performance requirements, Energy Performance Certificates and Inspection reports.
Post date: 25 Ott 2013
“This report shows what those in the building industry have long known: that buildings are frequently not built as designed, and that energy efficiency is usually the first building element to suffer,” says Chas Booth from the Association for the Conservation of Energy.
Booth warns that the findings of the report could indicate a “massive black hole” in the Scottish Government’s plans to reduce emissions 42% by 2020.
“This report is a massive wake-up call,” says Booth. “[Emissions reductions] simply won’t happen if builders continue to flout regulations.”
Post date: 12 Nov 2010
More specifically, the workshop has focused on the following issues :
- Evaluation of impact of national EPBD implementation on severity of requirements,
- Overview to what extent the implementation of the EPBD by the individual MS did result in more severe requirements in terms of energy efficiency and indoor climate specifications AND whether there is/has been a widening of the type of requirements (other buildings, more global requirements, indoor climate requirements, …),
Post date: 4 Giu 2010
Compliance and control are essential parts of successfully implementing the EPBD. The main recommendations and findings from reports collected vary significantly regarding EPBD implementation, the large potential for further savings, the needs for infringement procedures by the European Commission, the importance of an integrated approach to buildings and their systems, support for innovative technologies, the necessity of investment in awareness and motivation actions.
The publication is a Summary report prepared in the framework of ASIEPI project.
Post date: 26 Mag 2010
Information Paper P170 of the ASIEPI European Project.
This updated document cancels and replaces a previous version, dated September 2009.
Post date: 12 Apr 2010
ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'.
Post date: 26 Mar 2010
To achieve compliance with the EP-requirements, the responsibilities of the various actors are defined in the EPB-regulations of each country. While some variations exist the procedures are similar. It varies from the simple check of completeness of documents to a random check at the
Post date: 4 Feb 2010
Post date: 20 Gen 2010
Information Paper P178 of ASIEPI European project
Post date: 14 Gen 2010