University of Minho


Evaluation of the impact and relevance of different energy related renovation measures on selected Case Studies (Annex 56)

Several standards regarding energy consumption have emerged in the last decade, defining increasing requirements, and culminating with the recent emergence of the “nearly zero energy” buildings concept, as described in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive1. However, these standards are mainly focused on new buildings...

Co-benefits of energy related building renovation - demonstration of their impact on the assessment of energy related building renovation (Annex 56)

The renovation of the existing building stock represents a huge potential in actions to mitigate climate change, not only by the improvement of the overall energy performance of the built environment but also by the reduction of resource depletion and minimization of waste production related...