Energy performance certification

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How does the building certification process work? Why should buildings be certified? These are just some of the questions that the new series “iPHA Q&A with PHI” answered. Once a month, the iPHA Team sits together with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
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Find out what the benefits of certifying your Passive House building are in this blog post.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
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The Passive House Standard offers a proven implementation of the nZEB with over 25 years of experience. It can be applied to any climate. Design tools, training and quality assurance are available to help ensure reliable performance –thus avoiding any “performance gaps”. The standard is public and available for anyone to use free of charge. This blog post details the important contribution the Passive House Standard makes to achieving nZEBs.
Post date: 23 Dec 2020
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Reaching energy and climate goals requires involving building users, to let them understand what energy savings can be achieved thanks to changes in their behavior.   Green lease contracts (GLCs) offer a model providing a structural platform for cooperation between building owners and tenants.  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: Tool

The building sector presents a considerable unexploited potential for cost-effective energy savings. Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) standards have become a mandatory requirement in Europe for new construction from 2020, however increasing the rate, depth, quality and effectiveness of building renovation remains a challenge since the current European average rate of renovation is only 1.2 % per year  
Post date: 21 Dec 2020
Type: News

A new set of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) is available online from the Regional Cadastre of Energy Performance Certificates (CEER), managed by ARIA S.p.A. (Azienda Regionale per l'Innovazione e gli Acquisti) on behalf of Lombardy Region.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2020
Type: News

European Energy Efficiency Conference 23 - 25 June 2021   VENUE Stadthalle, Pollheimerstraße 1, 4600 Wels/Austria and online   LANGUAGES
Post date: 18 Dec 2020
Type: Event

The European Banking Federation (EBF) and  UNEP FI are co-organizing an online event to launch a report: Testing the application of the EU Taxonomy to core banking products: High level recommendations on 26 – 27 January 2021.   This report is the result of 25 major banks, seven banking associations and five observing organisations working together to test, pilot and assess the complexities of applying the EU Taxonomy to core banking products.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2020
Type: Event

As of 12 January 2021, the 22nd edition of the European Energy Transition Conference – the annual appointment of the local players committed to energy transition – will open.   As they do every year, representatives of the public authorities, the economic and academic worlds and the civil society will meet up to debate and share their experience of local energy transition around a programme made up of over a hundred events – plenary sessions and workshops.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2020
Type: Event

NBI's 2020 list of pioneering zero energy (ZE) projects represents the latest growth in a rapidly expanding market. ZE buildings are extremely energy efficient, with a median site EUI of only 23 kBtu/sf/yr*, and consume only as much energy as is produced onsite with clean, renewable energy resources such as solar.  
Post date: 15 Dec 2020
Type: Publication