Energy performance certification

Last July 2018, the amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) entered into force, with a transposition deadline on 10th March 2020. Member States now have less than a year to implement new provisions on energy efficiency in buildings and building renovation.  On this occasion, a workshop will be organised by EuroACE (the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings), with the support of Knauf Insulation, VELUX, and the C4E Forum.  
Post date: 17 Apr 2019
Type: Event

SET 2019 is a multidisciplinary, peer-reviewed international conference on sustainable energy sources and technologies that provides a forum for the exchange of latest technical information, the dissemination of the high-quality research results, the presentation of the new developments in the area, and the debate and shaping of future directions and priorities for sustainable development and energy security. All accepted papers will be included in the conference proceedings and selected papers will be published in special issues in our partner journals.
Post date: 16 Apr 2019
Type: News

ECRES has announced the extension of the deadline for full-text paper submission until 1st May 2019.   ECRES invites to participate at 7th European Conference on Renewable Energy Systems (ECRES2019). The event is going to be organized in Madrid/Spain on 10-12 June 2019 by the local organizers Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universe del Pais Vasco and Gazi University.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2019
Type: News

People spending 60-90% of their life in indoor environments (homes, offices, schools, etc.), indoor air quality is essential in ensuring health, quality of life and performance of buildings’ occupants.  
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

PLEA is pleased to inform you that the official launch of the PLEA 2020 Conference has been announced in Hong Kong last December.   The 35th PLEA Conference will take place in A Coruña, Spain, between the 1st and 3rd of September, 2020. Its official website is www.plea2020.org.  
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
Type: News

The increasing integration of decentralized electricity production from renewable energy sources is often suggested as a key technology striving towards a sustainable energy system, mitigating fuel poverty and climate change. In many countries, the growing share of renewable energy sources (RES) goes in parallel with the extensive electrification of demand, e.g. replacement of traditional cars with electrical vehicles or displacement of fossil fuel heating systems, such as gas or oil boilers, with energy efficient heat pump.
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
Type: Link

The key objective of EEPLIANT2 is to help deliver the intended economic and environment benefits of the EU Energy Labelling and Ecodesign Directives by increasing the rates of compliance with the energy efficiency requirements. Seventeen Market Surveillance Authorities (MSAs) and a national agency from fifteen Member States work jointly to coordinate their monitoring, verification, and enforcement actions. In this regard, the project is expected to have a transnational impact across the EU Single Market.  
Post date: 9 Apr 2019
Type: Link

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 8 Apr 2019
Type: News

The DGNB is the German Sustainable Building Council. Founded in 2007 by 16 initiators from a variety of specialist backgrounds in the construction and property industry, in order to promote sustainable building in the future.  
Post date: 8 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

European Union’s energy targets for 2030 include the transformation of the building stock to Nearly Zero Energy Buildings - nZEBs. NZEBs are characterized by reduced net-energy demand, where most of their energy needs are met by renewable energy sources, especially Photovoltaics. Consequently, in the following years, a considerable amount of intermittent solar generators will be connected in the electrical grid posing new challenges concerning the secure and reliable grid operation.
Post date: 4 Apr 2019
Type: Link