Optimizing Energy Performance of Buildings (EPB) regulations is a very challenging task. All the more so when the energy performance requirements become very strict. This webinar may be particularly interesting for anyone involved in the development and understanding of EPB regulations: policy makers, administrators, stakeholder organisations, research institutes, consultants, etc. Written questions can be submitted throughout the webinar, and ample time is foreseen to answer them.

Following the successful 1st webinar on “Guidance and examples for the EPB standards’ flexibility”, and 2nd webinar on "EPB standards overview: why, how, what!" this 3rd webinar explained how to make good use of the outputs of the EPB assessments in EPB regulations.

The set of EPB standards produces as outputs a great number of overall and partial EPB indicators. The regulatory use of these outputs can be called "post-processing" of the EPB assessment. This is dealt with in the EPB standards EN ISO 52003 & EN ISO 52018 (*), which will be presented in this webinar. Special attention will be devoted to the optimal formulation of EPB requirements, by tailoring them to selected characteristics of each individual construction project. This will be illustrated with practical examples.


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  • General introduction by Giulia LEGHISSA, Scientific communication at Eurac Research (BuildUp Editorial Board)


  • Overview of the relations between buildings & product standards and regulations by Dirk VAN ORSHOVEN, independent energy engineer


  • The process of setting EPB requirements by Dick VAN DIJK, EPB expert, EPB Center


  • Tailoring EPB requirements by Dirk VAN ORSHOVEN, independent energy engineer


  • EPB ratings and certificates by Dick VAN DIJK, EPB expert, EPB Center


  • Some highlights of EN ISO 52018 (partial EPB requirements concerning the fabric and the thermal energy balance) by Dirk VAN ORSHOVEN, independent energy engineer


  • Q&A by Giulia LEGHISSA


Series of webinars on the EPB standards

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).

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