FACT SHEET #42 | Selecting EPC input data for HVAC systems: a series of French guidance sheets

Because of the relative complexity of the French method for calculating the energy performance of new buildings, the selection of input data for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems can be a challenge without any guidance. In this context, Uniclima … Continue reading

QUALICHeCK International Workshop | Renewable heating and cooling systems for buildings, 17 January 2017, Lyon, France

International workshop on securing the compliance of product data and the quality of installed systems, to reach high levels of energy performance Objective The objective of this workshop was to discuss and identify ways to better secure the compliance of … Continue reading

QUALICHeCK International Workshop | Performance of thermal insulation in low energy buildings and advanced building renovation projects, 15 December 2016, Brussels, Belgium

Securing the compliance of product data and the quality of installed systems to reach high levels of energy performance Description The objective of this workshop was to discuss and identify ways to improve the quality of installed insulation systems as … Continue reading

WEBINAR #10 | Ventilative cooling potential and compliance — Status and perspectives in Spain and Germany

1 December 2016 Ventilative cooling—i.e., the use of natural or mechanical ventilation strategies to cool indoor spaces—can be very effective to reduce the cooling energy demand in buildings, under summer or mid-season conditions. This webinar is part of a broader … Continue reading

WEBINAR #09 | Cool Roofs in the context of compliance and quality

Wednesday 28 September 2016 Increased urban temperatures have an important impact on the energy consumption of buildings mainly during the summer period. The urban heat island is the most documented phenomenon of climatic change. The heat island is related to … Continue reading

FACT SHEET #24 | EPC database and control system for compliant EPC input data in Sweden

The Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) database is a precondition for the implementation of an effective control system which is needed to ensure and enforce EPC compliance. This fact sheet describes the data entered in the Swedish EPC database, the automatic … Continue reading

FACT SHEET #23 | Procedures for determining input data for the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) of existing residential buildings in Belgium

The Energy Performance Certification system of existing residential buildings in Belgium includes clear procedures describing how the experts can determine the necessary input data. In general, these input data are directly observed in the building. For some data, this observation … Continue reading

WEBINAR #06 | Product databases and compliance of input data for the Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) of buildings

28 June 2016 Product databases provide validated information about the characteristics of construction products and building systems. They can be used to determine input data for the energy performance rating of buildings on their Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), provided that … Continue reading

WEBINAR #05 | Solar Control in the context of quality and compliance

23 June 2016 Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) depend significantly on the behaviour of glazing, which in turn is determined using a well defined set of data characterising the thermal performance of its transparent elements (glass and frame) and of the … Continue reading

WEBINAR #04 | Thermal Bridges — input data, calculation and verification methods

15 June 2016 Objective of the webinar: To present good examples of how to deal with thermal bridges in relation to energy calculations and investigation of the real performance, and to provide a platform for discussion. Content of the webinar: Presentations ranging … Continue reading