Legislation, regulations, standards

As building envelopes and mechanical and electrical equipment become more efficient, the impact of occupants on building energy increases.   Meanwhile trends in teleworking, co-working, and home-sharing mean vastly different occupancy than the standard occupancy schedules.   Finally, global expectations for comfort are increasing, while a variety of new technologies may or may not succeed in meeting this demand.
Post date: 10 lip 2019
Type: Termin

Many people are working on the ground to advance the Energy Transition, whether they are a part of a local or regional energy agency, a public authority, a non-profit organisation or a private company.   All of these people show the same creativity, motivation, leadership and strategic vision to scale up energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources. The Roger Léron Award was established to reward their work and recognize their achievements.  
Post date: 9 lip 2019
Type: Termin

Eurostat, the Statistical Office of the European Commission, and the European Investment Bank (EIB) launched a new Practitioner's Guide on the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts on the 8th of May.   The Guide explains in detail how these contracts work and gives a clear overview of the potential impact on government finances.  
Post date: 5 lip 2019
Type: Termin

In integrative building design, interaction among all building disciplines and stakeholders is sought from the earliest development phases, aiming to achieve optimal solutions through iterative and lean approaches.  
Post date: 5 lip 2019
Type: Aktualności

The German government published, on May 28, a legislative proposal for the long awaited “Energy in Buildings Act”. The current draft law is not in line with the latest amendments of the EPBD from 2018.   This Policy Brief “Opportunities brought by the EPBD for the German Building Energy Act” shows the benefits of already implementing the most recent amendments of the Directive into national law.  
Post date: 4 lip 2019
Type: Publication

Aim of the event A key challenge for Europe is delivering the next great transition of our economy, society and planet to secure a sustainable future that ensures the wellbeing of citizens.  
Post date: 3 lip 2019
Type: Termin

Concept   COGEN Europe, the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration, is the cross-sectoral voice of the cogeneration industry.   Its mission is to work with EU institutions and stakeholders to shape better policies and eliminate administrative, regulatory and market barriers to the wider use of cogeneration in Europe.   Mision and Methodology  
Post date: 3 lip 2019
Type: Odnośnik

History   The history of the IEA began with the 1973-1974 Middle East War crisis and its immediate aftermath.   While oil producing countries appeared relatively well organized to utilize their new oil based economic and political power, many OECD countries found themselves inadequately equipped with the information and organization necessary to meet the corresponding challenges.  
Post date: 3 lip 2019
Type: Odnośnik

Concept and Objectives   The main goal of QUEST is to promote investments in Sustainability and Energy Efficiency by identifying and empirically risk-grading factors that influence performance.   QUEST will develop a simple toolkit to evaluate these investments. It may be easily applied to all types of Sustainability and Energy Efficiency investments and covers project design-construction-operation risks.  
Post date: 2 lip 2019
Type: Odnośnik

The 2019 SBE Conference in Cardiff will take place in a city centre location over 2 days on the 24th and 25th September 2019. The conference will include a series of key note speaker presentations, break-out sessions, workshops, a climate change round table debate and limited number of ‘on location’ visits demonstrating best practice.  
Post date: 2 lip 2019
Type: Termin