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Dick van Dijk 

Director, EPB-research - Dick van Dijk (Private (SME or independent))

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EPB Center: information and support on set of EPB standards

The EPB Center (energy performance of a building - EPB) is focused on the international harmonized set of EPB assessment methods and their implementation at national and regional levels. The Center is dedicated to provide stakeholders and...

How to obtain the EPB standards (standards to support the EPBD) and supporting documents

How to obtain the EPB standards (standards to support the EPBD) and supporting documents Revised Dec. 6, 2015 (New link to publicly available spreadsheets) CEN, the European committee for standardization, is developing a set of standards for a...

Workshop High Performance Buildings - Design and Evaluation Methodologies, June 24-26, 2013, at EUSEW, Brussels

Dear all, At June 24-26 (2013) a three days workshop "High Performance Buildings - Design and Evaluation Methodologies" will take place in Brussels, organised by the Joint Research Centre - Institute for Energy and Transport...

CLIMA 2013 REHVA workshop on CEN-EPBD standards, June 17, 2013 in Prague

Dear all, At June 17 (2013) a workshop "New EP Standards for Direct Transposition of EPBD – Towards a Common European Method" will take place, as one of a series of REHVA workshops in parallel to other sessions at the CLIMA...

(Updated) time table CEN-EPBD project

(Rev01, April 26, 2013: CEN working document numbers added) Dear all, In one of the previous blog posts (July 2012) I presented a rough indication when to expect the products from the CEN work program to develop a second generation...

(Updated) synopsis CEN-EPBD workplan

(Rev01, April 26, 2013: CEN working document numbers added) Dear all, One year ago I posted a blog with the (draft) CEN-EPBD workplan. Please find below an (updated) synopsis, followed by updated brief descriptions of the main...

OVERVIEW - CEN Standards to Support the Recast EPBD: Where Are We Now?

Here you can download the PDF version of this Overview article (see below under 'Additional documents').Enjoy reading, and feel free to send a comment of your own! What is happening with CEN standards?The use of European standards...

ISO activities on energy performance of buildings

At regular intervals the magazine of the international Organization for Standardization ISO, Focus+ (previously: Focus) contains an article on the work in ISO on energy performance of buildings.   For instance, see:   Pages 22-...

Draft database with list of standards and regulations related to the EPBD

dear all,As a guidance for the preparation of the detailed work plan for the preparation/revision of the set of standards under the mandate M/480 (see also blog: a database is being created with potentially relevant...

Over-arching modular structure: choice of time steps in the energy performance calculation

Dear all, See the previous blog posts: The CEN work program to develop a second generation of CEN standards to support the (recast) EPBD. and The rough time table of the CEN project. One of the important items to be worked out for the over-...