Inspection

Play Solutions for Energy-Efficiency Deep Renovation of European Building Stock

Ninety percent of the existing building stock in Europe was built before 1990. These buildings are in urgent need for a significant improvement of energy-efficiency through renovation.   State-of-the-art renovation solutions are available, but...

Connecting the Knowhow of Design, Production and Construction Professionals through Mixed Reality to Overcome Building’s Performance Gaps

Abstract At present European buildings typically consume two to five times more energy than predicted at the design stage. An important cause of this performance gap is the discrepancies between the design specification...

EPBD implementation in the Czech Republic – status at the end of 2014

  This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for the Czech Republic, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in...

EPBD implementation in Estonia – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Estonia, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

EPBD implementation in Finland – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Finland, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

EPBD implementation in Germany – status at the end of 2014

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Germany, as updated at the end of 2014.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the...

A Study on Energy Efficiency in Enterprises: Energy Audits and Energy Management Systems

Report on the fulfillment of obligations upon large enterprises, the encouragement of small- and medium-sized companies and on good-practice     This study provides an overview of the national implementation of Article 8 of the...

2016 – Implementing the EPBD – Featuring Country Reports

This is the 4th book in a series that started in 2008. It builds upon the book “Implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – Featuring Country Reports 2012”, highlighting the important advances achieved across the EU...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #08: Quality control of Stuttgart’s retrofit standard realised by the City’s Energy Consultancy Office

The City of Stuttgart's Retrofit Standard comprises various steps to achieve the energy-efficient retrofit of both residential and non-residential buildings. This includes the construction supervision, for which the City's Energy...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #06: Regulatory compliance checks of residential ventilation systems in France

This QUALICHeCK fact sheet presents, analyses and evaluates the status of compliance of residential ventilation systems in France. The document deals only with regulatory checks, which are currently legally limited to checks that are...