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OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires national...

International Societies form Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA)

 A newly formed alliance seeks to serve as a global source for information, guidance and knowledge on indoor environmental quality. A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed...

OVERVIEW | Quality and compliance issues in relation to the energy performance of buildings

Effective implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in practice implies, among other things, high quality construction works such that a completed building’s energy performance is as planned. It also requires...

International Societies form Indoor Environmental Quality – Global Alliance (IEQ-GA)

 A newly formed alliance seeks to serve as a global source for information, guidance and knowledge on indoor environmental quality. A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was...

BUILD UP Web Seminar video recordings | CEN standards for the energy performance of buildings - Results and revision overviews

This BUILD UP Web Seminar addresses the following: Results, time schedule and work programme of CEN/TC 371 Program Committee on EPBD (Energy Performance of Building Directive) A new model for CEN/TC 89 Thermal performance of buildings and...

OVERVIEW - Modern Glazing Solutions: An Essential Element of Low-Energy and Sustainable Buildings

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! Improving buildings’ energy performanceTechnological...

OVERVIEW - Keeping Cool: Developments in Solar Control

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! The Recast EPBD requirement for nearly zero-energy buildings is a challenge...

‘Green curtains’ being planted in Japan to cut energy use

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Executive summary of the EPBD Concerted Action study on Cost Optimal Levels for Energy Performance Requirements now available

You can download the report here. See also the relevant BUILD UP publication here.

U.S. Department of Energy announces more than $76 million for advanced energy-efficient building technologies and commercial building training programs

"These projects will help the United States lead the world in advancing energy-efficient technologies," Secretary Chu said. "Energy-efficient commercial buildings will help our country cut its carbon emissions and energy costs while the...