According to the national roadmap developed under the "Build Up Skills, Pillar I" initiative, there is a need to train at least 4.500 workers/installers for 13 different skills until 2020 (Buildings and Renewable Energy Sources-RES- technologies) in order to achieve the EU2020 targets of Cyprus.
Post date: 14 sep 2015
The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project.
The newsletter's articles include:
Post date: 2 sep 2015
The QUALICHeCK consortium has produced this document to provide a common understanding of key expressions related to the assessment of the compliance and accessibility of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) input data as well as quality of the works, as determined and used in the context of QUALICHeCK.
The terms and definitions elaborated in this document are the following:
Post date: 2 sep 2015
Student Switch Off (SSO) is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition run in 475 dormitories managed by 17 different university housing providers, housing 24,976 students in five countries over the academic years 2014/15 and 2015/16 (49,952 students in total over 2 years). SSO is part of the SAVES project, a project funded by the EU.
Post date: 31 aoû 2015
Under the European Energy Efficiency Directive 2012/27/EU, EU countries should set up an energy efficiency obligation scheme. This scheme requires energy companies to achieve yearly energy savings of 1.5% of annual sales to final consumers.In order to reach this target, companies have to carry out measures which help final consumers improve energy efficiency. This may include improving the heating system in consumers' homes, installing double glazed windows, or better insulating roofs to reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 13 aoû 2015
The evolution of data tools that are used to improve the energy performance of buildings follows the broader development of data management and processing, a field which has expanded rapidly in recent years. This article reviews the various types of software applications currently available.
Post date: 14 juil 2015
Maison Notre Dame du Mont
in Fatqa is one of the reference hostels in the area. Maison Notre Dame du Mont
premises consists of two main parts:
Post date: 7 juil 2015
Although experience has shown that Nearly Zero Energy Buildings can be realised in practice, many challenges lie ahead of driving the market in this direction. A specific challenge concerns the actual compliance of buildings with the applicable regulations, while another one lies in upgrading the quality of the works to meet NZEB standards.
Post date: 18 juin 2015
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Post date: 28 mai 2015