Legislation, regulations, standards

Reducing energy consumption has a direct positive impact in the form of reduced energy bills, however, when selling the asset, at the moment, there is no evidence that buyers would recognise this value. In-depth research shows that although buildings with A or B energy labels are valued higher in some markets, it is not related to the energy performance of the building but rather an indicator of buyers preference for modern and comfortable building.   
Post date: 22 Ott 2019
Type: Link

En la Jornada “Los beneficios de BIM, aplicados a BREEAM®, LEED®, WELL y Passivhaus” , organizada por BioEconomic®, en el COAATMU - Murcia, el pasado 4 de Octubre, se identificaron los beneficios, se vieron la reducción de costes, las mediciones, la metodología y los procesos BIM, para conseguir Edificios de Consumo Casi Nulo “ECCN” - “nZEB”, implementando la sostenibilidad de las certificaciones BREEAM®, LEED® y Passivhaus para mejorar la salud y el bienestar de los ocupantes con la certificación WELL Building Standard®.
Post date: 22 Ott 2019
Type: News

View the programme   The wider industry is waking up to the benefits of energy efficient buildings and many policies are beginning to point to Passivhaus (or equivalent!) But are we capable of propelling Passivhaus as the new norm for the masses?  
Post date: 21 Ott 2019
Type: Evento

Empowering women to take action against energy poverty in the Mediterranean Objective
Post date: 21 Ott 2019
Type: Link

An increased energy performance of buildings not only reduces energy costs and CO2 emissions, but creates jobs, increases the comfort and health of its occupants and brings environmental benefits in terms of improved air quality. Valuing these multiple benefits is key to making investment decision more viable and thus accelerating building renovation.  
Post date: 21 Ott 2019
Type: Publication

ZEPHIR: ricostruiamo il CLIMA!   Il 14 Novembre una nuova e più grande conferenza Passivhaus ti aspetta nel primo salone internazionale della riqualificazione: RESTRUCTURA!  
Post date: 21 Ott 2019
Type: Evento

SOCIAL INNOVATION IN ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Co-creating a rich understanding of the diversity, processes, contributions, success and future potentials of social innovation in the energy sector
Post date: 18 Ott 2019
Type: Link

Data-driven decision-support to increase energy efficiency through renovation in European building stock About EERAdata EERAdata aims to accelerate the implementation of the Energy Efficiency first principle across Europe by supporting policy-makers to effectively assess the impacts of EE investments, with an initial focus on investments in buildings, in order to achieve a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock.   EERAdata Impact
Post date: 18 Ott 2019
Type: Link

What do they do? At the ZEN Research Centre, they conduct research on zero emission neighbourhoods (ZEN) in smart cities. Their goal is to develop solutions for future buildings and neighbourhoods with no greenhouse gas emissions and thereby contribute to a low carbon society.  
Post date: 18 Ott 2019
Type: Link

UPDATED VERSION for EN16798-5-1 In general, the spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB standards, but they shall be used along with the EPB standards.   Please read also the disclaimer in the spreadsheet.  
Post date: 15 Ott 2019
Type: Tool