3rd QUALICHeCK Conference | Better compliance and quality of the building works, in practice

The 3rd QUALICHeCK Conference took place in Brussels, Belgium, on 10 May 2016. The conference covered, among others:

  • Lessons learned from new QUALICHeCK studies regarding quality of the works and compliant data for Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)
  • Guidelines for robust legal frameworks for better enforcement of EPC regulations
  • The potential impact of Building Information Modelling (BIM) uptake regarding EPC calculations
  • Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) related databases
  • Initiatives to ensure quality of the works

You may download the Conference presentations from the table below (Right click on the PDF links and Save As…).

SESSION FILE
1 Overall context and status on the ground
Chair: Gordon Sutherland, EASME
Context of the Conference | Peter Wouters, INIVE EEIG PDF
Outcome of Athens QUALICHeCK workshop on sustainable summer comfort | François Rémi Carrié, INIVE EEIG PDF
Austrian QUALICHeCK study: Assessment of EPC input data based on recalculation and on-site validation | Susanne Geissler, ÖGNB PDF
Belgian QUALICHeCK study: Compliance and correctness of input data on window thermal performance | Lien De Backer, Ghent University PDF
Lessons learned from QUALICHeCK studies regarding compliance and quality of the works | Jarek Kurnitski, Tallinn University PDF
2 Towards better frameworks for EPC (Energy Performance Certificate) compliance
Chair: Chris Hugues, SEAI
Source book on EPC compliance: overall approach | François Durier, CETIAT PDF
Guidelines for robust legal frameworks for better EPC enforcement | Susanne Geissler, ÖGNB PDF
Panel discussion “Better frameworks for EPC compliance” | Moderator: Peter Wouters, INIVE EEIG
Gordon Sutherland, EASMEJens Laustsen, CA EPBD coordinatorMaarten De Groote, BPIE / EuroAceFilip Van Mieghem, Soudal / TightVent
Interactive voting session | Moderator: Arnold Janssens, Ghent University
3 Easy access to EPC input data
Chair: Oliver Rapf, BPIE
QUALICHeCK findings with focus on databases | Xavier Loncour, CA EPBD Core Theme leader PDF
The new European database for solar shading devices | Ann Van Eycken, ES-SO PDF
The potential impact of BIM (Building Information Modelling) uptake regarding EPC calculations | Bart Ingelaere, BBRI PDF
Panel Discussion “About databases for EPBD input data” | Moderator: Peter Wouters, INIVE EEIG
Ann Van Eycken, ES-SOKostas Gobakis, ECRCOlivier Lesage, Test Achat ▪ Xavier Loncour, CA EPBD Core Theme leader ▪ Bart Ingelaere, BBRI
Interactive voting session | Moderator: Arnold Janssens, Ghent University
4 Quality of the works
Chair: Jens Laustsen, CA EPBD Coordinator
Source book on Quality of the Works – overall approach | Hans Erhorn, Fraunhofer IBP PDF
RES directive and certification of installers | Emma Sims, Energy Saving Trust PDF
Latest developments: update on the ongoing review of the EPBD | Paula Rey-Garcia, DG ENER PDF
EPBD implementation in the Walloon Region | Benoit Fourez, Walloon Region PDF
Conclusions | Jens Laustsen, CA EPBD Coordinator

 

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