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May 17, 2019

Building´s evaluation: Energy Performance Certificate and Smart Readiness Indicator!

EPBD, building´s performance and certificates! For some years, most of us are aware of energy performance certificates: so-called Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), which are used to summarise the energy efficiency of buildings in the European Union. Since January 2009, EU member States have been required to effectively comply with the 2002 Energy Performance of Buildings […]...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 21, 2016

Brexit and how will it effect the building standards in United Kingdom?

United Kingdom leaving the EU (Brexit) will affect more than 40,000 individual items in legislation, especially in environmental legislation and energy management law. Many princilples in the UK, Scotland or…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

December 11, 2015

EPBD in 2010 about nZEB!

Article 9 in Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) recast 2010/31/EU states in Article 9 that Member States shall ensure that: a) by 31 December 2020, all new buildings are…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

November 6, 2015

Indoor environment quality in high energy performing buildings!

How do we make ventilation rates transparent? Even if a ROI of 15 years is acceptable in Germany, if the ventilation rates can be reduced the payback time can be…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

November 4, 2015

Energy performance framework in the revised overarching EPBD standard!

These standards should at their core have transparency and flexibility, the modular nature of these standards supports these two goals. The overarching standard to balance between too much flexibility and…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

November 2, 2015

EPBD review: Open nZEB issues and problems in national applications!

Within the EU 5 climate zones have been recognized to assist in selecting the most appropriate approaches towards nZEB. Unfortunately not all EU states have primary energy as their base…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

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October 27, 2015

EPBD: The EU heating and cooling strategy and its role in the EPBD review!

On Tuesday October 6th in Brussels, REHVA organized a seminar on “EPBD: where are we now & what to improve with the review?” and John Woollett was one of a…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

March 25, 2014

Swegon Air Academy seminar in St. Petersburg: Part 1 – We need a HERO!

Year after year Swegon Air Academy seminars in St. Petersburg are of a great success! This year on February 28, 2014, we held a seminar with topic on European Experience…...

AUTHOR: John Woollett

January 21, 2014

Swegon Air Academy in Italy about European Standards and their application in Italian market

The Swegon Air Academy in Italy on November 27, 2013, with a topic on The European Standards for Energy Efficiency and Load Variability in the Air Conditioning Systems was a…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

January 1, 2013

The European Commission: joint effort based on enforcing of energy efficiency in new and existing building stock!

Often, the official language by Brussels’ politicians is hard to understand. This article deals with the main regulation of buildings and energy saving, nowadays and in future legislation. As buildings…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova

September 13, 2012

Why is Europe interested in the energy use of HVAC systems? Part 1: How it all started?

Attending the meeting of the iSERVcmb project (Inspection of HVAC systems through Continuous Monitoring and Benchmarking, 2011-2014) along with the workshop in Athens brought interesting information about HVAC systems in…...

AUTHOR: Petra Vladykova Bednarova