REHVA Annual Conference - HVAC Technology in Energy Retrofitting - Timisoara, 19-20.04.2012

HVAC Technology in Energy Retrofitting


Technical session 1: EU policy and regulations for building retrofitting
Chair: Zoltan Magyar (Hungary) – Liviu Dumitrescu (Romania) 

Europe refurbishes - EU policies on energy efficiency for buildings
Clemens Haury, the European Commission, DG Energy 

Implementing EU policy and regulation in the Romanian policy and regulation for building retrofitting
Liviu Dumitrescu, AIIR, Eugen Curteanu, MDRT, Romania 

German policy/rules for cost efficient retrofitting

Michael Schmidt, University of Stuttgart, Germany 

Technical session 2: Energy use of buildings and systems
Chair: Jarek Kurnitski (Estonia) – Olga Bancea (Romania) 

Energy use of buildings - Measured energy use in buildings and its break down
Hirosi Yoshino, International Energy Agency, Annex 53, Sendai, Japan

Toward the definition of reference buildings: results of IEE–Tabula project on European building stocks

Stefano P. Corgnati, TEBE Research Group, Italy

Energy use of existing air-conditioning systems
Ian Knight, coordinator of IEE – iSERV project, UK 

Technical session 3: Energy efficient HVAC systems for retrofitting
Chair: Stefano P. Corgnati (Italy) – Florea Chiriac (Romania)

French policy and regulations for retrofitting
Francis Allard, University of La Rochelle, France

Building and Ductwork airtightness: a key challenge for NZEBs

Rémi Carrié, TightVent project, France 

Low and nearly zero energy buildings
Jarek Kurnitski, SITRA, Estonia

Technical plenary session 4: Energy efficient equipment for retrofitting
Chair: Ioan Silviu Dobosi (Romania) – Iolanda Colda (Romania)

Energy efficient HVAC retrofits for improving the indoor environmental quality
Bjarne W. Olesen, Technical University of Denmark

HVAC Technology in Energy Retrofitting
Otto Oberhumer, Daikin, Belgium 

Heat Pump Systems in retrofitting
Robert Gavriliuc, Florea Chiriac, Romania 

The trends, technologies, and standards for retrofitting in China
Prof. Xu Zhang, Tongi University Shanghai and China Committee of HVAC

Technical session 5: Inspections for better energy efficiency
Chair: Bjarne W. Olesen (Denmark) – Silviana Brata (Romania) 

Heating system efficiency and inspections
Karel Kabele, Czech Technical University, Czech Republic

Inspection of boilers and heating systems
Octavia Cocora, Romania

Guidelines for inspection of air-conditioning systems
Iolanda Colda, Romania

Energy efficiency by continuous commissioning and balancing

Zoltan Magyar, University of Pecs, Hungary 

Building labelling and sustainability in retrofitting
Maija Virta, Finnish Green Building Council, Finland

Technical session 6: Successful cases of energy retrofitting
Chair: Karel Kabele (Czech Republic) – Robert Gavriliuc (Romania)

Benefits of display energy certificates in the UK
Donald Leeper, CIBSE, UK 

Sustainable retrofitting challenge
Frank Hovorka, Caisse des Dépôts, France

Successful retrofitting of dwellings - energy efficient and environmentally friendly?
Dusan Petras, SSTP, Slovakia 

Aspects of buildings rehabilitation in Romania
Ioan Silviu Dobosi, Adrian Retezan, Romania


Energy efficiency with certified products
Erick Melquiond and Sylvain Courtey, Eurovent-Certification