Calculation, simulation

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CASAMAIS, a quick calculator for building energy performance for Portugal

A calculator for a rough estimate of the energy label for an existing residential building (single family or apartment) in Portugal.
Publication

Background, status and future of the CEN standards to support the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

The aim of the CENSE project (2007-2010) is to support the EU Member States (MS) and other target groups in achieving better awareness and more effective use of the European (CEN) standards that are related to the Energy Performance of Buildings...
Executive summary The CENSE project The CENSE project The CENSE project The aim of the CENSE project (2007-2010) is to support the EU Member States (MS) and other target groups in achieving better awareness and...
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Overview on the practical use of the CEN standards (EPBD). Summary of the results of questionnaire

This report gives the summary of the results of the questionnaire on the practical use of the CEN standards (EPBD) in national standards and/or national (regional) law or building regulations. The questionnaire, prepared by ISSO in cooperation with...
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Report of EPBD Concerted Action-2 and CENSE workshop December 1, 2008 in Prague - Experiences from implementation of CEN standards by Member States

This document is the report from a workshop organised by the EPBD Concerted Action and the IEE-CENSE project. The EPBD Concerted Action, a joint initiative of the EU Member States and the European Commission, was launched in 2005. It involves those...
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Cooling Energy Efficiency

The benchmarking tool is based on several german building data. The tool allows building owners to rough calculate their energy consumption with different parameters.
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A set of reference buildings for energy performance calculation studies

The choice of the building geometry is often one of the first determinations during comparison studies of national energy performance requirements. Experiences with realised intercomparisons show that the results are influenced already by this...
Earlier intercomparison studies have shown that already the calculation of floor areas, envelope areas etc. lead to different results when national calculation standards of several European Member States have to be followed. In most cases...
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CERMA- Abridged method for certification of new residential buildings in SPAIN

CERMA is an HOURLY SIMULATION TOOL that takes 5 seconds to do the calculation based on presimulated thermal elements. The model definition is non geometrical. It is devised for certification of new residential buildings. It tries to do predict...
When you download the CERMA software a PowerPoint (PPT) file is installed that explains how to use the software and the technical basis.
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RockProfit

Software for calculating optimal thickness of thermal insulation of building partitions.