Energy performance certification


Webinar on Assessing the energy performance of a building, put energy efficiency first

This webinar took place 8 April.

The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started! Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency legislation...

Sustainable as the new normal for DGNB

DGNB published a report illustrating the importance of certification in the context of both achieving targets of emissions reduction as well as embarking into more transparency in the construction process.

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.   The figures...

PV-ESTIA project

Enhancing storage integration in buildings with Photovoltaics (PV-ESTIA) is a project funded by the transnational Cooperation Programme Interreg V-B "Balkan-Mediterranean 2014-2020" and co-funded by the national funds.

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...

11th International Conference on Sustainability in Energy and Buildings (SEB-19) 4th-5th July 2019, Budapest, Hungary - call for papers

KES International is pleased to invite contributions for SEB-19 taking place in Budapest, Hungary. SEB-19 invites participation and paper submissions across a broad range of sustainability and energy related topics relevant to the ...

AIVC March 2019 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...

Achieve Better Buildings! Passive House Conference in Heidelberg, May 3-4

The “Achieve Bet­ter Build­ings!” Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place in ad­di­tion to this year’s In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce in China. On top of the tra­di­tion­al con­fer­en­ce pro­gramme of spe­cial­ist lec­...

World's tallest Passive House: high-rise Bolueta (Bilbao-Spain)

The developers and architects of this project have set very high goals. With the Bolueta building, they wanted to set a new Passive House record and at the same time ensure the quality of the building through certification. Bolueta in the...

ALDREN project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 754159.

The overarching ambition of the ALDREN initiative is to consolidate, promote and implement an extended harmonized procedure, based on the European Common Voluntary Certification Scheme for non-residential buildings (EVCS) and a set of...