Energy in Buildings

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JRC Support

  • Support for ENER on the Cost OptimaL methodology
  • CEN TC371; energy standards related to the Energy Performance for Buildings Directive
  • Dynamic calculation methods for Nearly-Zero Energy Buildings Two workshops have been organised on “Methods for Testing, Evaluation and Modelling”
    IEA ECBCS Annex 58 accepted
  • Renewable Energies in Buildings
    Solar energy (passive, thermal and electrical), Geo-thermal (using heat pumps)



EC voluntary programme through which companies commit to energy efficiency measures in non-residential buildings (new buildings and retrofits).

today: 293 partners, 430 buildings, 333 GWh/year