Post date: 21 Jun 2016
This roadmap, developed by the American National Standard Institute’s (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC), is intended as a national framework for action and coordination on energy efficiency standardisation, charting 125 actionable recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment.
In total, the roadmap details 125 recommendations and timelines for action, as appropriate:
Post date: 21 Jun 2016
On 15 June 2016, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) announced that three ASHRAE certifications have received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), joining the High Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification that was accredited last year.
Post date: 17 Jun 2016
The Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency (SIEA) has been established by the Ministry of Economy of the Slovak Republic as a professional state subsidy organisation which makes an important contribution in the achievement of governmental energy policy objectives, principally by promoting energy efficiency, new energy technologies and renewables.
Among the many tasks that SIEA performs is the provision of professional competence for energy auditors, boiler inspectors and air-conditioning system inspectors.
Post date: 18 Mar 2016
Assessment of the transposition of Article 8 of the EnergyEfficiency Directive (2012/27/EU) into Member State legislation
Post date: 31 Jul 2015
By early June 2015, one year after the transposition deadline of the Energy Efficiency Directive, only 18 Member States have transposed the provisions on energy audits as set out in Article 8 of the European legislation. This is one of the main findings of a study published by EUROCHAMBRES, highlighting the negative consequences for business.
Post date: 23 Jul 2015
Through the programme energievie.info the Alsace Region and the French Environment and Energy Management Agency - ADEME, provide technical and financial support to companies for energy efficiency interventions and renewable energy development. The type of projects eligible for financing are the following:
Post date: 19 Jun 2015
On Monday June 8 2015 the European Commission and the Baltic Sea region countries (Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland and Sweden) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) modernising and strengthening the Baltic Energy Market Interconnection Plan (BEMIP). At the same time, 12 European countries signed a declaration for regional co-operation on security of electricity supply within the European internal market, followed by the signature of a political declaration of the Pentalateral Energy Forum.
Post date: 9 Jun 2015
FYR of Macedonia is doing a lot to improve its legislation on energy efficiency in order to meet the energy savings targets and commitments to the European Energy Community. The country's policy and legal framework on energy efficiency consists of: the Strategy for Development of the Energy Sector 2009-2030;the Strategy for Improvement of Energy Efficiency 2010-2020;the First National Energy Efficiency Action Plan 2010-2012;the Energy Law (enacted in 2011); and numerous by-laws.
Post date: 4 Jun 2015
Post date: 27 May 2015