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This document shows the proceedings (summary and slide presentations) of the meeting of several subcommittees of the "Comitato Termotecnico Italiano Energia e Ambiente" (CTI) about technical and regulatory aspects of the national transposition of the EPBD, that took place during the 68th National Congress
Post date: 11 feb 2014
Type: Publication

Article 14 of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (2010/31/EU) requires a regular inspection of heating systems with a boiler of more than 20 kW. As an alternative, Member States may opt for measures that ensure the provision of advice to users concerning the replacement of boilers, other modifications to the heating system and alternative solutions to assess the efficiency and appropriate size of the boiler, provided that these alternative measures have an impact equivalent to regular inspection.
Post date: 30 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This thesis from the University of Lüneburg (Germany) examines the process of implementation of the EPBD for residential buildings in Germany between 2003 and 2010. New context specific criteria are developed to describe the formal transposition and practical application of this directive (in 2012).
Post date: 30 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This 3 pages synthesis from the German economic research institute CESifo proposes an overview of the national policies of the EU Member States about building energy effciency, in the framework of the transposition of the EPBD and the implementation of the NEEAPs (Naional Energy Efficiency Action Plans).Two tables show for each of the EU Member States:- what are the regulatory and policy instruments to foster energy efficiency in buildings,- what are the types of financing tools for energy efficiency in buildings. 
Post date: 29 jan 2014
Type: Publication

According to the EPBD recast (Directive 2010/31/EU), this French Order extends the mandatory feasibility study of various energy supply solutions to buildings between 50 and 1000 square meters.This feasability study must be operated prior to filing an application for a building permit by the owner, in order to promote installation of efficient equipment and use of renewable energy sources.New buildings and new parts of existing buildings may be exempt from this requirement if the corresponding building energy regulation imposes the use of renewable energy sources.
Post date: 23 jan 2014
Type: Publication

According to the EPBD recast (Directive 2010/31/EU), this French bylaw concerns the extension of the mandatory feasibility study of various energy supply solutions to buildings between 50 and 1000 square meters.From 1 January 2014, this feasability study must be operated prior to filing an application for a building permit by the owner, in order to promote installation of efficient equipment and use of renewable energy sources.For new buildings between 50 and 1000 m2, this bylaw limits to 4 the number of variants to be considered in the feasibility study.
Post date: 22 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This paper presents the results of the thermal and environmental performance of a new residential building, as a function of the heating system used, designed to Viseu, a moderate climate zone in Portugal. A case study has been conducted on a conventional residential building, modeled according to Portuguese Thermal Building Regulation (that is complying with EN ISO 13790 and EN 15603) and Life Cycle Assessment methodologies. Two scenarios were studied: the scenario ´VIS-HP´ where a heat pump is used as the heating system and the scenario ´VIS-WH´ using a wood heater as the heating...
Post date: 21 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This slide presentation from ACEER Toscana (Associazione Certificatori Energetici Energy manager Regione Toscana) provides information about the Italian legislation concerning inspection, control and maintenance of heating and air conditioning systems.It shows how the initial EPBD (Directive 2002/91/CE) had been implemented into the Italian regulations, through the "Decreto Legislativo 19 agosto 2005 n.192".
Post date: 14 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This slide presentation from Vaillant describes the Spanish regulation concerning energy and environmental performance of heating systems.It describes how the Spanish Building Code (Código Técnico de la Edificación - CTE) has transposed the EPBD recast, especially for heating systems. The original publication (2007) has been amended in 2013.A specific regulation about heating systems has also been published in 2007 (Reglamento de Instalaciones Térmicas en la Edificación - RITE) and modified in 2013. The changes are presented in detail.
Post date: 14 jan 2014
Type: Publication

This presentation from the Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia offers a detailed overview of the transposition of the EPBD recast in this country (status September 2013).A new law on the Energy Performance of Buildings (LEPB) was adopted on 6 December 2012 and has been in force since 9 January 2013. Different regulations were then published:- regarding independent experts (No.382 of the 9th of July 2013)- regarding calculation of energy performance of buildings (No.348 of the 25th of June 2013)
Post date: 14 jan 2014
Type: Publication