On 15 June 2016, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) announced that three ASHRAE certifications have received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), joining the High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification that was accredited last year.
Post date: 17 Giu 2016
This report provides an overview of the developments and achievements accomplished from 2011 to 2015 regarding Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) ‐relevant topics as discussed at the Concerted Action (EPBD), including: advertising requirements and the role of real estate agents, mandatory provision of recommendations for improving energy performance as part of the EPC, and the obligatory display of the EPC in non‐ residential buildings occupied by public authorities and frequently visited by the public.
Post date: 23 Mag 2016
This conference will give an overview of the KEYMARK-System as a uniform Product Quality Mark for European Consumers in general and will also provide details of the VDI / KEYMARK-System of thermal insulation products for buildings and industrial applications.
Post date: 22 Apr 2016
EnginSoft hosts the last of three replication workshops aimed at disseminating DIRECTION’s achievements in nearly zero energy buildings.
Post date: 16 Feb 2016
The positioning of HQE certification relative to BREEAM and LEED Over the last 15 years or so, at a global level, the construction sector -a major emitter of greenhouse gases- has seen the emergence of tools that aim to accelerate changes in construction practices, namely environmental certifications. Three of the certification systems developed stand out: BREEAM, HQE and LEED.
Post date: 4 Gen 2016
Post date: 20 Mag 2015
On March 10, 2015, the U.S. Department of Energy and the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) released the Better Building Workforce Guidelines (BBWG). The document shall support the US industry in developing high quality and nationally recognized training and certification programs in order to address challenges found in the energy efficiency workforce with quality, consistency and scalability across certification and certificate programs.
Post date: 13 Mar 2015
CESBA is the up-and-coming, bottom-up European initiative towards a harmonisation of sustainable building assessments in Europe, promoted within the ViSIBLE European project. The aim of this high-level seminar (7th October p.m) is to inform political stakeholders at the EU level about the growing CESBA initiative. Alex Puissant will act as moderator of the event.
Post date: 17 Set 2014
Όλοι οι ισχύοντες Νόμοι, τα Διατάγματα και οι Κανονισμοί που εφαρμόζουν την Ευρωπαϊκή Οδηγία περί Ενεργειακής Απόδοσης των Κτιρίων στην Κύπρο. Eκτός του Βασικού Νόμου, περιλαμβάνει μεταξύ άλλων:το Διάταγμα Εντεταλμένων Επιθεωρητών για την εφαρμογή του Νόμουτους Κανονισμούς για την Ενεργειακή ΠιστοποίησηΔιατάγματα που αφορούν τις ελάχιστες απαιτήσεις και την Ενεργειακή Πιστοποίηση Κτιρίων, καθώς καιΚανονισμούς και Διατάγματα Επιθεώρησης Συστημάτων Θέρμανσης και Κλιματισμού.
Post date: 2 Giu 2014
All the legislation that applies in Cyprus regarding the energy performance of buildings. In addition to the Basic Law, it includes among others:the Decree on Inspectors for the implementation of the Actthe Regulations for Energy CertificationOrders regarding Μinimum Requirements and Energy Certification of BuildingsRegulations and Orders for the Inspection of Heating and Air Conditioning Systems.
Post date: 2 Giu 2014