Practices

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Local policies and boundary conditions for PEHs

This report gives an overview of the different policies and related boundary conditions in Norway, France, Germany and Italy and shows how they influence the spread of PEB concepts. National funding schemes and policies were analysed in regard to...

Construction skills for mainstreaming nZEB: New tools & practices

Jan Cromwijk and Veronika Schröpfer introduce new training and assessment tools developed in several EU Horizon 2020 projects to assist practitioners to identify and address the strengths and weaknesses of their low carbon skills for new build and...

REHVA JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE CEN-CE PROJECT

Quickly wrap your mind around the CEN-CE scheme thanks to the REHVA Journal special issue CEN-CE project: CEN-CE in a nutshell - Upskilling HVAC professionals, the linchpin of the EU Green Deal   CEN-CE...

Achieving Near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology

In this booklet, the results of the ZERO-PLUS are described emphasizing on the four case studies (UK, Italy, France, Cyprus), which all have now been constructed, commissioned and occupied. The case studies are in the monitoring phase...

Getting the most out of your heat pump

Your cold-climate heat pump can save a lot on heating and cooling costs. Whether your heat pump is ductless or centrally ducted, this new technology is different than the conventional heating and air conditioning systems that you’re...

HAPPEN project flyer

HAPPEN (Holistic APproach and Platform for the deep renovation of the med residential built ENvironment) is a project that develops and rolls out the MedZEB approach: a tailored, holistic, transparent and adaptive strategy...

Monitoring and continuous commissioning of new and existing buildings

E3S Web of Conferences 172, 22009 (2020). Open access article
Abstract: In the building industry, the quality control practices during the design stage, implementation, introduction and use varies. Also, the owner´s project requirements may vary. The instrumentation, measurements and...

Experienced and lessons learned from P4P pilots for energy efficiency

From SENSEI project
Europe’s buildings have the potential to play a key role in our future energy systems. Making them more efficient reduces the need for expensive power plant capacity, defers the costly upgrading of network infrastructure, and enables this...

Comparison of the actual and theoretical energy use in nZEB renovations of multi-family buildings using in situ monitoring

E3SWeb of Conferences 172, 22007 (2020). Open access article.
Abstract: Often there is a significant difference between the actually measured and theoretically calculated energy use. The deviation between the two can be a result of errors in design, construction or commissioning, due...

H2020 UpgradeDH launches campaign: become a #DHCitizen

The Upgrade DH project will support and initiate the upgrading process of eight district heating demo cases in Europe in the following countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Denmark, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, and The Netherlands...