QUALICHeCK Booklet: Improving the compliance of Energy Performance Certificates and the quality of building works

Although significant efforts have been undertaken in Member States since about 10-15 years to drastically reduce the energy use in the building sector, improving the compliance of building energy performance assessments and the quality of building works are two aspects … Continue reading

FACT SHEET #05 | Voluntary scheme and database for compliant and easily accessible EPC product input data in Belgium

The “EPB product database” in Belgium is an effective scheme to improve the compliance and easy access to product characteristics used as input data for the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) calculation. The acceptance of this scheme by the market has … Continue reading

FACT SHEET #04 | European voluntary rating programme of cool roofing products

Cool roofing products are products applied to the roof of a building in order to keep roof surface cooler under the sun and thus minimize solar heat gain through the roof, especially in the hot season. These products both reflect … Continue reading

REPORT | Source book for improved compliance of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) of buildings — Draft

Update: the final version of this source book is now available. Practical  experience shows that it is challenging to implement a robust compliance and enforcement framework for energy performance certificates (EPCs) for buildings. The source book on EPC compliance aims … Continue reading

REPORT | Compliant and Easily Accessible EPC Input Data (final)

How to get compliant and accessible data for the energy rating calculation of a building The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of a building will only be able to serve its purpose if it is considered trustworthy while minimising the risk of non‐compliance of the actual … Continue reading

WEBINAR #01 | Compliant Energy Performance of Buildings Certificates and better quality of the works — ground status, initiatives and perspectives

27 April 2015 The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive recast gives ambitious goals for the building sector to reduce energy use as well as greenhouse gas emissions. It requires member states to engage in the generalisation of Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings … Continue reading

FACT SHEET #03 | French voluntary scheme for harmonised publication of ventilation product data

Fact sheet #03 describes a voluntary scheme defining the data to be announced in the product documentation. The scheme has been launched in 2012 by Uniclima, the French association of ventilation product manufacturers. It ensures that product characteristics are provided … Continue reading

REPORT | Compliant and Easily Accessible EPC Input Data (draft)

[Update 2016.03.15] The final version of this report is now available. The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of a building will only be able to serve its purpose if it is considered trustworthy while minimising the risk of non‐compliance of the actual building with the minimum … Continue reading