Practices

JRC Technical Report – Analysis of Member States' rules for allocating heating, cooling and hot water costs

Analysis of Member States' rules for allocating heating, cooling and hot water costs in multi-apartment/purpose buildings supplied from collective systems     The purpose of this report by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) is to...
Funding allocated to IEE II Buildings projects

Evaluation of IEE II support for buildings

The EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme supported projects which sought to overcome non-technical barriers to the uptake, implementation and replication of innovative sustainable energy solutions.   The IEE Programme...

EeB PPP Project Review 2018

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018...

New report from the EPBD Concerted Action available! New buildings & NZEBs

The experts of the Concerted Actions (CA) worked from 2015-2018 to provide a comprehensive overview of the EPBD implementation among the Member States (MSs).   Among all, the CA released a thematic report with an analysis of the new...

Indoor lighting step by step - Premiumlight Pro guideline and procurement criteria

There are many considerations when installing LED light systems and this can be daunting for procurers. Selecting quality products, a competent installer, using daylight to your advantage and optimal design are just some of the...

Life Reusing Posidonia in Formentera

"The Green Solutions Awards recognition for the work done is essential to maintain technical and political support for sustainable construction" says the architect Carles Oliver Barceló Life Reusing Posidonia in Formentera, designed by...

DYNASTEE newsletter 2018/10

This issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter provides information on on dynamic methods for energy performance analysis. There are 2 main articles with guidelines for data analysis, from both physical and statistical points of view. Further to...

AIVC March 2018 Newsletter

This issue of the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre’s (AIVC) newsletter provides an overview of the centre’s latest achievements and initiatives i.e. information on past and future events, new publications, feedback on on-going AIVC...

Guidelines on ventilative cooling by IEA Annex 62

Ventilation is already present in buildings through mechanical and/or natural systems and it can remove excess heat gains as well as increase air velocities and thereby also widen the thermal comfort range. IEA Annex 62 experts developed...

Ventilative Cooling Case Studies

This report, developed in the framework of International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA- EBC) Annex 62 Ventilative cooling, aggregates and summarises all 15 case study buildings collected in subtask C of...