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Reap the benefits of the EPB Center services e.g.
      EPB Center guide on how to fill in National Annexes or National Data Sheets
      Editable Annexes A/B of (EN) ISO 52000-1, 52003-1, 52010-1, 52016-1 and 52018-1
      National Annexes examples from various countries

♥ EPB Standards Explained (short introductory videos on specific subjects)
      1.Your map for the set of EPB Standards
      2. Primary energy
      3. Exported energy basics
      4. Exported energy option A
      5. Exported energy option B
      6. Exported energy and impact of calculation interval

EPB standards webinar series on Build Up portal
      Webinar 1 - Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility (recording)
      Webinar 2 - EPB standards overview: why, how, what! (recording)
      Webinar 3 - How to make good use of the outputs of the EPB assessments (recording)
      Webinar 4 - 26th May (register now) - EPB standards hourly vs monthly methods 
      Webinar 5 - 16th June (registration soon) - EPB standards linked to health and wellbeing
      Webinar 6 - 8th September (registration soon) - Heating systems in the EPB standards

Updated tools on individual EPB standards (spreadsheets)
      EN ISO 52016-1
      EN ISO 52010-1
      EN 16798-5-1
      EN 15316-4-2

Continuous improvement process: collection of comments on EN ISO 52000-1

The use of EPB standards at the end of 2019 in several European countries:
      ⇒ France
      ⇒ Italy
      ⇒ the Netherlands
      ⇒ Croatia
      ⇒ Romania
      ⇒ Switzerland
      ⇒ the United Kingdom


Classroom and online pilot training via H2020 CEN-CE project

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The EPB Center provides tailored information and technical assistance for all involved stakeholders, such as industry, researchers, engineers, building professionals, financial institutions, national standards bodies, EU Member States (e.g. public authorities involved in the application of energy performance of building regulations).

If you are one such stakeholder and have unanswered question or would just like to share your experience we highly encourage you to go ahead and please contact us.

♠ Drop us a line also if you are interested in the EPB Center guide on how to fill in National Annexes or National Data Sheets.

♣ Also available upon request a file with editable Annexes A/B of (EN) ISO 52000-1, 52003-1, 52010-1, 52016-1 and 52018-1.


♥ Regarding National Annexes check out the available examples of specific EPB standards that are being collected from various countries (if made available for publication). The examples are as a rule anonymized, unless explicitly agreed otherwise.

Always remember EPB Center team is here to support you in all your activities related to the set of Energy Performance of Buildings (EPB) standards.

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EPB Standards Explained
Short introductory videos on specific subjects. Check out all of them or scroll down and select a specific one.

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1. Your map for the set of EPB Standards




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2. Primary energy




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3. Exported energy basics




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4. Exported energy option A




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5. Exported energy option B





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6. Exported energy and impact of calculation interval

EPB standards webinar series on Build Up portal
This webinar series is jointly organized by BUILD UP and EPB Center’s experts under the scope of Service Contract ENER/C3/2017-437/SI2-785.185 “Support the dissemination and roll-out of the set of Energy Performance of Buildings standards developed under EC Mandate M/480” (duration September 2018 - September 2021).

     Webinar 1 - Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility (recording)
     Webinar 2 - EPB standards overview: why, how, what! (recording)
     Webinar 3 - How to make good use of the outputs of the EPB assessments (recording)
     Webinar 4 - 26th May (register now) - EPB standards hourly vs monthly methods 
     Webinar 5 - 16th June (registration soon) - EPB standards linked to health and wellbeing
     Webinar 6 - 8th September (registration soon) - Heating systems in the EPB standards
Webinar series programme
 

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Webinar 1 - Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility
The 1st webinar was organised on Tue 4th February 2020 (12h00-13h30) to provide guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility applying the principle of subsidiarity. Flexibility means that national choices are possible in the methodology, input data and references to other standards.
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Webinar 2 - EPB standards overview: why, how, what!
The 2nd webinar was organised on Thu 19th March 2020 (12h00-13h30) providing a detailed overview:
Why the EPB standards came into being.
How by design the EPB standards are meant to facilitate the EU-wide transition to a sustainable built environment.
What online information resources and tailored services are available.
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Webinar 3 - How to make good use of the outputs of the EPB assessments
This 3rd webinar was organized on Thursday 16th April 2020 (12h00-13h30) during which special attention was devoted to the optimal formulation of EPB requirements, by tailoring them to selected characteristics of each individual construction project. This has been illustrated with practical examples.
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Webinar 4 - EPB standards hourly vs monthly methods

The 4th webinar is organized on Tuesday 26th May 2020 (12h00-13h30) and it will introduce and demonstrate the main possibilities and limitations of the monthly versus the hourly calculation method.
In particular within Europe, more and more countries are working on the concrete implementation of the set of EPB standards.
Read more & register
   
 
Updated tools on individual EPB standards (spreadsheets)
The spreadsheets related to the EPB standards are provided to demonstrate specific elements and features of the calculation procedures in the relevant standard(s). Consequently, they do not replace the EPB standards, but they shall be used along with the EPB standards.

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EN ISO 52016-1:2017
Tool to perform a full annual calculation of the heating and cooling loads and needs and indoor temperatures, with both the hourly and the monthly calculation method, according to the corresponding EPB standard, EN ISO 52016-1:2017.
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EN ISO 52010-1
Tool to perform the conversion of climatic data for energy calculations, according to the corresponding EPB standard, EN ISO 52010-1.
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EN 16798-5-1
Tool to calculate the energy performance of a ventilation and air conditioning system, according to the corresponding EPB standard, EN 16798-5-1.
Read more and download
 
 
EN 15316-4-2
Tool to calculate (e.g. hourly) the energy performance of a heat pump system, according to the corresponding EPB standard, EN 15316-4-2.
Read more and download
 
 
Continuous improvement process
Your feedback matters!
There's an ongoing collection of comments (possible errata) and suggestions on EN ISO 52000-1.
Similar collections are expected soon on other EPB standards.
Contribute
 

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The use of EPB standards at the end of 2019 in several European countries
REHVA Journal asked several persons informed about the developments in their country on
the use of the EPB standards, about their personal observation regarding the status of the
implementation of the EPBD (Energy Performance Buildings Directive) and in connection to
this the use of the set of EPB standards. Check out here directly REHVA Journal 5th issue 2019 or scroll down and select a specific country.
      ⇒ France
      ⇒ Italy
      ⇒ the Netherlands
      ⇒ Croatia
      ⇒ Romania
      ⇒ Switzerland
      ⇒ the United Kingdom

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Article in REHVA Journal article, 5th issue 2019
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Article in REHVA Journal, 5th issue 2019
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Article in REHVA Journal, 5th issue 2019
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Article in REHVA Journal, 5th issue 2019
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Article in REHVA Journal, 5th issue 2019
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Article in REHVA Journal, 5th issue 2019
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Article in REHVA Journal, 5th issue 2019
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Classroom and online pilot training via H2020 CEN-CE project






CEN-CE is a 2-years long H2020 project started in June 2018 developing an EU-wide common large-scale training and qualification scheme for building professionals based on the set of EPB standards.
♠ Classroom pilot training and certification have been organised so far in Croatia and Italy.
♣ A (free) online pilot training and certification will commence soon. Learn more and register now!
Commercial training and certification will be available as early as autumn 2020. Register to be informed!
Learn more about CEN-CE
   

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Questions?
Check out the FAQ available on EPB Center website.

EPB Center team is continuously publishing frequently asked questions on a wide range of topics related to the EPB standards.
What is the set of EPB standards?
Are the EPB standards only relevant in Europe?
How does the set of EPB standards take into account national differences?
How should I fill in a so called “National Annex”?

In case of unanswered questions please go ahead and contact us!

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