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Issues of the implementation of the EPBD article 9 : how and why to inspect all air conditioning systems all over Europe?

The objective of the inspection of air conditioning systems is to realise energy efficient improvement and its achievements depend on the implementation Member States will select. Depending on those decisions, the huge cost of such an...
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Experimentation of the CEN standard on inspection of air conditioning systems

The paper presents the first results of few simulations of inspection on real air-conditioning installations in ordre to check the feasibility, the efficiency and to determine the blanks of procedures proposed by the CEN standard. From...
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Selection of procedures for air conditioning audit and definition of the associated training package

The two levels audit methods - pre-audit (or walk-through) and (detailed) audit - for the inspection of air conditioning systems developed within AUDITAC European project are described. A basic training package (TP) about auditing AC...
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About the audit of air conditioning systems: Customer advising with the help of case studies and benchmarks, modelling and simulation

This paper outlines different aspects of the analysis: selection of case studies and use of information obtained from this analysis; calculation of benchmarks including presentation of the different simulation models used in that context;...
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Inšpekcije in energijski pregledi klimatskih sistemov - Novi dokumenti in orodja v sklopu projekta AuditAC

Description of the first results of European project AUDITAC.
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Ispezione e diagnosi degli impianti di climatizzazione - Nuovi documenti e strumenti prodotti nell’ambito del progetto AUDITAC

Description of the first results of European project AUDITAC.
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Inspektionen von Klimaanlagen - Das EU-Projekt AuditAC veröffentlicht zwei Leitfäden und eine Datenbank

Description of the first results of European project AUDITAC.
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Inspection and audit of air-conditioning systems - New documents and tools released by the AuditAC project

Description of the first results of European project AUDITAC.
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Customer advising tool: the combination of case studies, benchmarks and advice generation - The work of WP6-WP7-WP8 in AuditAC

The purpose of the audit of a HVAC system is to advise the customer about the energy performance of the system and to suggest modifications and improvements to be carried out. The “Customer Advising Tool” is one of the main deliverables of...
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The European Energy Performance in Buildings Directive. Hard work still to be done to implement Article 9!

The author explains why inspection of air conditioning systems is difficult to implement and what are the approaches that could be used to make it easier.
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An AUDITAC proposed preliminary audit methodology for air-conditioning facilities

This brochure presents a typical procedure for a preliminary audit of air-conditioning facilities.
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Klimatizacijski sistemi morajo postati bolj ucinkoviti!

Description of the content of European project AUDITAC published by the Slovenian technical press.
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Gli impianti di condizionamento dell’aria devono diventare più efficienti! La Direttiva Europea sul rendimento energetico degli edifici richiede l’ispezione regolare degli impianti Il progetto EIE AUDITAC favorirà questo processo

Description of the content of European project AUDITAC published for the Austrian press.
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Klimaanlagen sollen effizienter werden - Gebäuderichtlinie schreibt regelmäßige Inspektion vor – EU-Projekt AUDITAC hilft bei der Umsetzung

Description of the content of European project AUDITAC published for the Austrian press.
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Overview of the AUDITAC project (Field Benchmarking and Market Development for Audit Methods in Air Conditioning)

Overview About the European Project AUDITAC (Power Point Presentation).
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Achieving energy savings in Europe through the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD)

The article gives an overview about the requirements of the EPBD, the standardization works and the status of the building codes and of the certification of buildings in some European countries.
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EPBD Buildings Platform interview: Prof. Olli A. Seppänen, President of REHVA in charge of external relations

Professor Olli A. Seppänen was asked about the challenges being faced in trying to implement the Directive and how he feels cooperation with the EPBD Platform is helping REHVA members, which are European HVAC engineers national...
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The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) and renewable energy.

The article describes the results of the European project Build-On-RES which explored the possibilities of combining the requirements required by the EPBD with incentives to encourage the use of renewable energy.
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Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) - Influences on European standardization and on ventilation and air-conditioning industry

This paper describes the CEN standardization works related to the EPBD, particularly for ventilation, air conditioning and indoor environment. It also shows a table of all standards being developed in relationship with the EPBD, with...
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HVAC and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive: challenges and opportunities

The authors give a summary of the EPBD requirements and present the challenges linked to the implementation of the Directive that have to be met in order to stimulate the design and construction of energy efficient buildings with good...