Duct leakage is detrimental to indoor air quality (IAQ), comfort, and energy efficiency. It is often accompanied by other problems, such as inferior commissioning and cleaning. Airtight circular (round) ductwork is known to have many other benefits...
Solar shading controls the amount of heat and light admitted to a building. By doing so, solar shading devices contribute to saving energy in various areas. They can reduce the need for heating or air conditioning by maintaining a more even...
Information Paper P185 of ASIEPI European Project
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This paper summarises a selection of some of the most common or most critical discussions and barriers for implementation of the EPBD and the solutions taken to resolve those in individual MS. The study is restricted to a specific set of such...
The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) only imposes Member States to set energy performance requirements, without any specification about their severity. As such, MS can fulfil the provisions of articles 4 to 6 of the EPBD without...
To achieve compliance with the EP-requirements, the responsibilities of the various actors are defined in the EPB-regulations of each country. While some variations exist the procedures are similar. It varies from the simple check of completeness of...
Until recently, the focus of many EPB-regulations and much standardisation work has more strongly been on the energy consumption for space heating. However, in recent years growing attention is being given to the aspect of summer comfort (if...
- 20 jan 2010
- Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain