The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

Post date: 3 Jun 2010
Type: Event

The REHVA European HVAC Journal, Volume 47, Issue 2, March 2010, pages 18, 20-22 and 24-25
Post date: 2 Jun 2010
Type: Publication

It is expected that many countries will between 2015 and 2020 have regulations imposing requirements for new buildings which are near-zero energy targets. This has major consequences:  
Post date: 21 May 2010
Type: Topic

Full title: Arrêté du 16 avril 2010 définissant les critères de certification des compétences des personnes physiques réalisant l'inspection périodique des systèmes de climatisation et des pompes à chaleur réversibles dont la puissance frigorifique est supérieure à 12 kilowatts et les critères d'accréditation des organismes de certification
Post date: 21 May 2010
Type: Publication

Buildings are responsible for 40% of energy consumption and 36% of EU CO2 emissions. Energy performance of buildings is key to achieve the EU Climate & Energy objectives, namely the reduction of a 20% of the Greenhouse gases emissions by 2020 and a 20% energy savings by 2020. Improving the energy performance of buildings is a cost-effective way of fighting against climate change and improving energy security, while also creating job opportunities, particularly in the building sector.
Post date: 20 May 2010
Type: News

Post date: 7 May 2010
Type: Publication