Legislation, regulations, standards

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The Passive House Standard offers a proven implementation of the nZEB with over 25 years of experience. It can be applied to any climate. Design tools, training and quality assurance are available to help ensure reliable performance –thus avoiding any “performance gaps”. The standard is public and available for anyone to use free of charge. This blog post details the important contribution the Passive House Standard makes to achieving nZEBs.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Poveznica

  iPHA Q&A Session with PHI: Professional Certification and Training with Susanne Winkel: Thursday, 28 Jan 2021, 8:00 PM CET   Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their iPHA Q&A with PHI series.  
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
Type: Događanje

This will occur in a two-step approach: As a first step, the evaluation will assess the existing framework of the Directive since its entry into force in 2012, except for those elements already revised in 2018.  
Post date: 22 Dec 2020
Type: Vijesti

Newsletter #8 from Interreg MED Energy Efficient Buildings is out!   Here are the contents you can find in the new issue:   The road so far  
Post date: 22 Dec 2020
Type: Vijesti

Funding is a crucial element for implementing energy efficiency activities. Different funding sources exist in all EFFECT4buildings project countries.   Based on the results of interviews 70% of the respondents inform that they have received external funding to implement energy efficiency measures. Within this tool we present different external funding sources for EE investments available for public building owners and managers.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

Convincing decision makers tool is about how to convince decission makers to invest in energy efficiency. The main message is that convincing decision makers needs really strong arguments and facts.   This means clear numbers and visual charts (like pay-back time), which are simple and easy to understand. Beautiful words are not enough alone, but of course verbal arguments are needed to reach positive decision for energy efficiency investment.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 10:00-11:15 CET   Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality. Therefore, in the last 10 years many countries have introduced requirements for building airtightness in their EP-regulation.   Those requirements often prescribe that a test is performed by a qualified tester and that every test performed is recorded in a database.   
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Događanje

Reaching energy and climate goals requires involving building users, to let them understand what energy savings can be achieved thanks to changes in their behavior.   Green lease contracts (GLCs) offer a model providing a structural platform for cooperation between building owners and tenants.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

With its new factsheets, the Horizon 2020 project RenOnBill provides key insights on the residential building sector of its four focus countries: Germany, Italy, Lithuania and Spain.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Publication

Improving energy efficiency in public buildings is at the core of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD).   The eCentral project aims to support key stakeholders in the energy renovation of public buildings, to promote the benefits of nZEBs – nearly zero energy buildings, and to deploy innovative financing schemes.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Publication