QualDeEPC

The project QualDeEPC attempts to achieve a high-quality Energy Performance Assessment and Certification in Europe accelerating deep energy renovation.

QualDeEPC

The QualDeEPC project is aiming to both improve quality and cross-EU convergence of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) schemes, and the link between EPCs and deep renovation: High-quality Energy Performance Assessment and Certification in Europe Accelerating Deep Energy Renovation (QualDeEPC). The objective of the project is to improve the practical implementation of the assessment, issuance, design, and use of EPCs as well as their renovation recommendations, in the participating countries and beyond. Recommendations for renovation shall be made coherent with deep energy renovation towards a nearly-zero energy building stock by 2050.

In order to reach these objectives, the project will organise its activities in four stages:

  1. Analysis of existing EPC schemes, good practice, shortcomings, and priorities for improvement
  2. Development and testing of concrete proposals and tools for enhanced EPC assessment, certification and verification, as well as Deep Renovation Network Platforms
  3. Adaptation to country needs and implementation of consensus elements, and developing a roadmap for further dialogue and
  4. Sustainability Strategy and Conclusive policy recommendations, dialogue, and transfer.

Project partners will work to achieve consensus and implementation during the project for as many improvements as possible, seeking the cooperation of certification bodies, energy agencies, and other organisations. Some of these are project partners, many others agreed to support the project as associated partners. However, many of the potential improvements to EPC assessment, certification, and independent monitoring and verification will need an adaptation of standards, regulations, or even legislation. The QualDeEPC project will stimulate such changes by (1) intensive dialogue involving the important stakeholders at all levels from the very beginning in the above four project stages and (2) disseminating its findings among the relevant target audiences in Europe.

The QualDeEPC project interacts with an array of other EU funded projects focusing on Energy Performance Certificates in Europe.

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