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Ritratto di Alexander Deliyannis

Alexander Deliyannis

Partner, SYMPRAXIS Team (Private (SME or independent))
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2nd QUALICHeCK Platform Meeting

Reliability of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and, related to this, compliance and enforcement are major issues of concern for a successful implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).  The situation is somewhat...

OVERVIEW | Selected international Examples of Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings

Directive 2010/31/EU (EPBD) indicates that EU Member States must ensure that by 2021 all new buildings, and already by 2019 all new public buildings, are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs). Article 2 of the EPBD defines the term NZEB as a building...

OVERVIEW | Energy Efficiency in Public, Cooperative and Social Housing within the context of the Energy Union

Housing and the EU Energy Union   The Energy Union is a strategy proposed by the European Commission and endorsed by Member States which aims to make energy policies more coherent in the EU, while contributing to the fight...

OVERVIEW | Data tools supporting improved energy performance of buildings: Evolution and perspectives. Part 1 – Software

The evolution of data tools that are used to improve the energy performance of buildings follows the broader development of data management and processing, a field which has expanded rapidly in recent years. This article reviews the various...

OVERVIEW | The elusive but all-important price of carbon

On 30/11/2015, the 21st session of the Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Convention to Combat Climate Change (UNFCCC) will begin in Paris with high expectations. Within this context, the financial price assigned to CO2...

EUSEW 2015 Highlights

The 2015 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week is over and is considered a resounding success. Over 2 700 people participated in the Conference itself, while over 670 Energy Days and side-events were organised Europe-wide. Virtual participation...

Status on the Ground | Overview of existing surveys on energy performance related quality and compliance

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...

2nd QUALICHeCK Conference | EPBD Review – Elements for better compliance and quality of works

(Programme updated 2015/08/29) The second conference on compliance and quality of works for energy efficiency in buildings will be organised in Brussels on 4 September 2015. The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive...

OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

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...

OVERVIEW | Financing Schemes: Funds for an Energy Efficient Urban Environment (updated)

The BUILD UP Financing Schemes section aims to inform eligible beneficiaries, on new and existing funding opportunities in the field of buildings’ energy efficiency. Information relevant to anyone from public authorities to private business, and...