Inspection

News

AEEBC: Energy assessor competence inconsistent across Europe

The Association of European Building Surveyors and Construction Experts (AEEBC) claims that standards of training and competence of energy assessors are inconsistent across Europe. In some countries like the UK anyone can go on a short course and...
At an AEEBC seminar held in Helsinki, Zsolt Toth discussed the provisions of the EU’s recast of Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The new directive will require all buildings put up from the end of 2020 to be ‘nearly-zero...
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Event

Conférence de Presse : Planète Copropriété

Objet : • Le « Grenelle 2 » et la Copropriété : qu’en penser ? • Les bonnes idées européennes pour la rénovation énergétique des copropriétés : présentation du colloque des 1er et 2 juillet. • Focus sur les « innovations » françaises dans le domaine...
Array Objet : •    Le « Grenelle 2 » et la Copropriété : qu’en penser ? •    Les bonnes idées européennes pour la rénovation énergétique des copropriétés : présentation du colloque des 1er et 2 juillet. •    Focus sur les « innovations...
Publication

Impact of the EPBD on building regulations and technology in Norway

Though it is not an EU Member State, Norway has implemented the EPBD. The energy performance regulations were revised in 2007 (coming into force 2009), together with a standard for energy performance calculation (NS 3031:2007). The regulations will...
The REHVA European HVAC Journal, Volume 47, Issue 2, March 2010, pages 18, 20-22 and 24-25
Publication

Arrêté du 16 avril 2010 relatif à l'inspection périodique des systèmes de climatisation et des pompes à chaleur réversibles dont la puissance frigorifique est supérieure à 12 kilowatts

This French regulation transposes the requirements of the EPBD about the regular inspection of air conditioning systems and reversible heat pumps.
Publication

Arrêté du 16/04/2010 - Critères de certification des compétences des personnes physiques réalisant l'inspection périodique des systèmes de climatisation et des pompes à chaleur réversibles de puissance frigorifique > 12 kW et critères d'accréditation ...

This French regulation defines the rules for the certification of the skills of the experts involved in the regular inspection of air conditioning systems and reversible heat pumps. It also gives the rules for the accreditation of the experts...
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...
News

European Parliament adopts EPBD recast

On 18 May 2010 a recast of The Directive on energy performance of buildings (2002/91/EC) was adopted in order to strengthen the energy performance requirements and to clarify and streamline some of its provisions (the Directive is expected to be...
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...
Publication

Energieeffizienz von Heizungsanlagen nach Artikel 8 der europäischen Gebäuderichtlinie

This article gives information on the implementation in Germany of article 8 of the EPBD, requiring regular inspection of boilers. The inspection procedure relies on DIN EN 15378 standard. The article describes how to operate the measurements and...