- Awareness raising
This work looks at sustainable building policies in the EU and their application possibilities for Latvia in cooperation between NGOs and responsible state institutions.Read More
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The contest takes place on an annual basis in order to identify the best sustainable practices in terms of usage of local resources, building design and urban planning and to share the experiences of architects, engineers and construction specialists globally. These projects were evaluated for 9 criteria: choice of location and positioning, energy efficiency, efficient use of water resources, building materials, waste reduction during construction and operation, transport and mobility, the quality of indoor environment, social and economic benefits, and innovative solutions.Read More
The report presents the progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive, describing for example: the evolution of minimum energy efficiency requirements over time, starting before the EPBD; the detailed energy performance requirements for all building categories at the end of 2012; the functioning of the certification market, including the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) formats and their main contents, etc; the status of certification of public buildings; the status of inspections of boilers, heating and air-conditioning (AC) systems, etc.; an overview of the next steps for transformation of the building stock to improved energy performance levels.Read More
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