The building, a residential construction designed by DMDV Arquitectos and built in 2020, represents an exemplary nZEB with that reached also the certification of Passivhaus Plus.
Post date: 23 Set 2020
The end of August 2020 marks the conclusion of the Horizon 2020 Energy Efficient Data Protocol & Portal (EeDaPP) Project which has delivered – after 30 months of intense work, data collection, market analysis and consultations – very important results for both the Industry and policymakers:
Post date: 11 Set 2020
In the district of Statz in Mühlbachl, the local social housing agency implemented a residential project with three energy efficient buildings with 26 apartments and an overall surface of around 1270 m2, that reached the level klimaaktiv gold, the highest one according to the local energy standard.
Post date: 9 Set 2020
European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards developing innovative indicators that could be tested and integrated into the EPC schemes of the implementing countries.
Post date: 2 Set 2020
This report is a guidance document outlining the common requirements for developing and assessing the features for next generation of energy performance certificate (EPC) on new indicators and innovative handling of data brought forward by X-tendo.
X-tendo introduced a set of cross-cutting criteria, which encapsulate the central success factors of EPC development:
Post date: 2 Set 2020
Andreas Gyr remembers his first car fondly: a 1982 Ford Escort, which had the gas parts ripped out and replaced with 17 golf cart batteries and an electric motor. “It had about a 15-mile range and it topped out at like 58 miles per hour,” Andreas remembers. “I’d carry an extension cord around and plug it into friends’ wall outlets to make it home.” It might have been inconvenient, but it made him excited about the future. “It was different, it was hopeful, we charged it with solar panels!” he says.
Post date: 21 Ago 2020
Energy-efficient upgrades to HVAC systems at schools and other critical buildings can prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Federal funding and tax incentives to make these building upgrades could catalyze a market already projected for growth.
The EU has already embraced building upgrades as part of the European Green Deal framework in its recovery package.
What do climate change, COVID-19, and your air conditioner have in common? As it turns out, a lot.
Post date: 19 Ago 2020
Europe’s heating and cooling is a climate time bomb, with the sector responsible for almost half of the EU’s energy consumption and a third of its CO2 emissions.
Ageing buildings bear much of the blame, with a large part of the energy used to heat our homes going to waste due to poor insulation. A wave of deep renovation is desperately needed, but that is not the whole story.
Post date: 29 Lug 2020
Buildings with EPCs registered
While it is not compulsory under the EPBD to set up a central/regional EPC register, almost all Member States have moved further than the obligations and set up a system to collect EPC data voluntarily. In 11 out of 28 Member States, in order to issue an EPC, this must be uploaded to the central database to be officially approved (BPIE, 2014).
Post date: 22 Lug 2020
Check out the June 2020 issue of CEN-CE newsletter for getting up to speed with recent and ongoing activities of CEN-CE team!
EPB standards covered by CEN-CE scheme
Explore synergies with CEN-CE scheme
2nd CEN-CE classroom pilot training
Build Up webinar showcasing CEN-CE scheme
CEN-CE interview with Francis Allard
Free online pilot training on heat pumps and measured energy
Post date: 11 Giu 2020