Inspection

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Transposition de l'article 8 "Inspection des chaudières" de la Directive 2002/91CE

This paper explains how France will transpose article 8 of the EPBD about inspection of boilers. The regulation should be published in 2009, in a first step for boilers from 4 to 400 kW. Option b) of article 8 of the EPBD should be chosen with an...
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Harmonac - Harmonizing air conditioning inspection and audit in the tertiary building sector - An overview of the project and first findings

This slide presentation shows results from the HARMONAC European Project about inspection of air conditioning systems.
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Finnish Ministry of the Environment

Official website of Finnish Ministry of the Environment that contains all official information on building codes, construction city planing and end environmental legislation. All energy related building code and guidelines can be downloaded from the...
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HOPE: Health Optimisation Protocol for Energy-efficient Buildings Pre-normative and socio-economic research to create healthy and energy efficient buildings

HOPE was a collaborative European project, which aimed to demonstrate that energy efficient buildings can be both healthy and comfortable for their occupants. Buildings (both domestic and non-domestic) in EU are responsible for approximately 40% of...
Buildings (both domestic and non-domestic) in EU are responsible for approximately 40% of the primary energy use. This makes buildings the largest 'energy-using-sector' in the Union. From the energy point of view, one can reduce...
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BRE - Building Research Establishment Ltd

The BRE Trust Companies, BRE and BRE Global, are world leading research, consultancy, training, testing and certification organisations delivering sustainability and innovation across the built environment and beyond.
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HARMONAC: Harmonizing Air Conditioning Inspection and Audit Procedures in the Tertiary Building Sector

HARMONAC is a project supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe initiative. It deals with the inspection of air-conditoning systems deriving from the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD).
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BOILEFF: Improvement Boiler Energy Efficiency

The objective of the European project "BOILeff" is to improve the quality of boiler installations by developing a quality declaration and a performance declaration. The quality declaration confirms that the installer includes a set of quality...
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AUDITAC: Field benchmarking and Market development for Audit methods in Air Conditioning

In the coming years the stock of Air Conditioning (A/C) equipment in use in Europe will partly become obsolete. Most systems will be renovated for the first time (after 10-15 years of operation) and an opportunity exists to introduce higher...
The core aims of the AUDITAC project are to provide tools and information that will enable air-conditioning system Inspectors, Auditors, Owners and Operators across Europe to confidently identify actions that will save them money, and...