There will be a supplementary energy training course offered to craftsmen (Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Plumbers and Electricians) in the following six countries; Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain and the Uk. This course was developed in the Trainenergy project and the training material will include a national as well as international focus. You will receive a certificate upon completion of the course. For further information about the course please go to the specified country link (URL) above.
Post date: 23 aoû 2011
The OPEN HOUSE methodology assesses the whole life- cycle of a building:
Post date: 22 aoû 2011
The kit includes:
3 student´s handbooks on energy efficiency in buildings, transport and industry
1 teacher´s guidebook
power point slides for teachers
instructions for creating and using a low cost experiment kit
videos and presentations from the winners of the European Energy Saving Award (success stories to be easily replicated throughout Europe)
Post date: 3 aoû 2011
Post date: 8 juil 2011
An overview of the current status of implementation and plans for future development of the EPBD in Ireland. The report covers updates to the legislation, certification for residential, non residential and public buildings, quality assurance, training and examinations for qualified experts, inspections, including quality control mechanisms, information and communication campaigns, and incentives and subsidies. This report is part of the work performed within the Concerted Action EPBD, co-funded by the Community´s Intelligent Energy Europe programme under the contract IEE/CA/
Post date: 16 juin 2011
Compulsory airtightness testing for new buildings was introduced in the Republic of Ireland in 2008, ostensibly to the EN13829 standard.
However, the airtightness level to be achieved is quite lax. Couple this with all defined detailing of exactly how the test should be carried out according to EN13829, means that significant numbers of buildings are not tested according to the regulations they should be. There is also some debate as to how to understand the regulation in relation to how the tests should be undertaken.
Post date: 24 mai 2011
Post date: 17 mai 2011
This specification is intended to be a guide for designing an Active House, as a building that combines energy efficiency with specific attention to the indoor climate and focus on user’s health and well-being. The scope of this specification is residential buildings. The Active House specification is intended to be a guideline for construction and design industries at an international level. It seeks innovative approaches at technical levels whilst introducing goals of architectural quality and environmental design responsiveness and still securing energy efficiency.
Post date: 15 avr 2011
CEMBUREAU, the European Cement Association based in Brussels, is the representative organisation of the cement industry in Europe.
The Association acts as spokesperson for the cement industry before the European Union institutions and other public authorities, and communicates the industry’s views on all issues and policy developments with regard to technical, environmental, energy and promotional issues. Permanent dialogue is maintained with EU institutions, international authorities and other international associations.
Post date: 31 jan 2011
This Community aims at discussing on the challenge of insulating a building from the inside. It disseminates the most relevant publications, technologies and news. In particular, it raises awareness to the building sector on the contribution of product materials to insulate buildings from the inside. This Community is facilitated by EUROGYPSUM, the European federation of national associations of gypsum products manufacturers.
Post date: 8 déc 2010