The EU Renovation Wave aims to double the EU's annual energy renovation rate by 2030 to reduce emissions, boost economic recovery and reduce energy poverty. The iBRoad project has provided and tested Building Renovation Passports and Building Logbooks for a deep renovation of buildings. The project’s final conference on November 24th was a public event,
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The QualDeEPC project aims to improve the practical implementation of the assessment, issuance, design, and use of EPCs as well as their renovation recommendations, in the examined countries Germany, Greece, Bulgaria, Latvia, Hungary, Spain and Sweden and beyond. With the new deliverable D3.1 Green paper on good practice in EPC assessment, certification, and use QualDeEPC
The new Buildings Energy Act (GEG) comes into force 1st November 2020. The law will replace the three previous acts, Energy Saving Act (EnEG), Energy Saving Ordinance (EnEV) and Renewable-Energies-Heat Act (EEWärmeG) to harmonise and update the legislation concerning energy in buildings in Germany. The new GEG contains requirements for the energy performance of buildings,
Learn more about the partner in our 3-minute Q&A with... Ph.D. Tamás Csoknyai, Head of Department Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Building Services and Process Engineering What is the role of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics as a project partner of QualDeEPC? Our department has been involved in the
Between September to October, QualDeEPC has held its 3rd project meeting over the course of five sessions. Due to the covid-19 pandemic the meetings were held as virtual events but the consortium’s strong commitment to contribute to discussions and to collaborate was still tangible, setting the further steps for the successful realisation of the project:
QualDeEPC has completed one third of its duration, time to take a brief look at the (interim) results and activities of the first project year: In October 2019, the QualDeEPC consortium representing ten institutions from eight countries held its kick-off meeting in Brussels, Belgium. During interactive and fruitful workshop sessions the 20 attendees did not
QualDeEPC’s Development Strategy Plan defines seven priorities QualDeEPC is currently finalising the project Work Package on the analysis of current practice and priorities for next-generation EPC’s (WP2). The main objective behind the tasks of WP2 is to lay an evidence-based foundation for the development of the enhanced EPC schemes and thereby indirectly for the testing,
Catalysing the EU Renovation Wave in the transition to the next-generation Energy Performance Certificates How QualDeEPC and its two sister projects approach the development of enhanced EPC schemes On June 30 from 13:30 – 15:00, U-CERT, X-tendo and QualDeEPC are collaboratively presenting the challenges and solutions of current processes behind building energy performance certificate
Between the 30th March and 1st April 2020 the second project meeting of the QualDeEPC partners was supposed to be held in Athens, Greece. Due to the global outbreak of the corona virus, such gatherings and travels have been cancelled. Therefore, the project coordinator, Wuppertal Institut, has organised this event to be held digitally.