Calculation, simulation

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Post date: 9 Sep 2009
Type: Tool

SBEM was developed by BRE, on behalf of the UK government, as the default energy calculation tool for non-domestic buildings under the EPBD National Calculation Methodology. It is used a) in demonstrating compliance with minimum performance standards under building regulations, b) for calculating an asset rating as an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), c) as a policy support tool under, for example, the Energy Efficiency Directive. It is currently used in all countries of the United Kingdom, and in Ireland, Cyprus, Malta and Gibraltar.
Post date: 9 Sep 2009
Type: Tool

ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'. The project addresses 6 technical issues:EPBD requires Member States to define building energy performance requirements... but did the Member States take this opportunity to strengthen their existing legislation? Member States are free to define their calculation methods and their requirements... Is it therefore possible to compare requirements across Europe? If yes, are the requirements from one country more severe than
Post date: 9 Sep 2009
Type: News

REHVA Journal - Volume 46 - Issue 3 - June 2009 - pages 24-28
Post date: 3 Sep 2009
Type: Publication

Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Link

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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Event

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Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Event

Information paper P198 (initially P152) of the European Project ASIEPI. This information paper is an updated version of P152 (2009) and P197 (April 2010) and replaces them.
Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Publication

The implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has caused in most of the EU Member States more severe requirements for the energy demand of buildings. In order to meet these requirements, not only buildings components with better U-values and more efficient building systems have to be used, also the ventilation losses have to be reduced. A contribution to this necessary reduction is the improvement of the building envelope airtightness, mainly the airtightness of building components and joints.
Post date: 30 Aug 2009
Type: Publication

The Effinergie association was created in May 2006 to promote low energy buildings in France. The initiative was taken by regional authorities, and particularly the Alsace, Franche-Comté, Languedoc-Roussillon and Rhône-Alpes regions. The objectives are to combine and optimize implementation of regional approaches, and to federate construction professionals and local communities.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2009
Type: Case