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Macro Activity

Building energy performance certification

Macro Activity Features
Framework
  • Certification
Object
  • Building Automation and Control System (BACS)
  • Building fabric
  • Energy production
  • Indoor environment
  • Outdoor environment
  • Technical building systems
Theory Field
  • Building physics
  • Data analytics
  • Heat transfer
  • Lighting
  • Technology of materials
  • Thermodynamics
  • Hydraulics
  • Metrology
Scale
  • Whole¬†building
Criteria Constraints
  • Climatic
  • Cultural
  • Economical
  • Environmental
  • Legislative
  • Social
  • Standardization
Standard
  • Directive 2010/31 EU
  • EN ISO 52003-1
Implementation Context
  • European Union
  • Belgium
  • Cyprus
  • Italy
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
Related Profiles
 
Related Activities and Micro Activities
 
1. Building energy performance certification
  • Energy certification data collection
  • Building energy performance classification
  • Preliminary information (before entrustment of the certifier)
  • Assessment of energy performance and proposal of energy efficiency measures
  • Registration of the energy performance certificate
 
Related Knowledge, Skills and Competences
 
Knowledge
K8 Knowledge about national and EU regulations that must be applied in the design and maintenance of thermal installations in buildings, including those exploiting renewable energy sources, to comply with energy efficiency requirements Basic
Advanced
K9 Knowledge of relevant laws, policies, rules, regulations, standards that govern energy auditing and competences of energy auditor Basic
Advanced
K10 Knowledge of current and forthcoming national and EU building energy legislation Basic
K11 Knowledge about laws and regulations that govern certification of energy performance of buildings and obligations and responsibilities of the energy certifier Basic
Advanced
K12 Knowledge of legislation and technical regulations on environmental protection and pollution factors Basic
Advanced
K13 Knowledge of the CEN/CENELEC/ETSI/ISO/IEC standards for the sector, quality systems and main models Basic
Advanced
K14 Knowledge of efficiency and renewable energy programs and policies, both at the European and national level Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K16 Knowledge about energy management systems, energy performance indicators, monitoring and targeting and auditing techniques Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K17 Awareness of traditional and innovative energy efficiency measures and technologies that exploit renewable energy sources Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K18 Knowledge about environmental auditing, identification of greenhouse gases (GHG) emission sources Basic
Advanced
K19 Knowledge of the physical principles related to energy from production process to end-user consumption Basic
Advanced
K20 Knowledge of metering and measuring equipment Basic
Advanced
K21 Knowledge of the energy unit conversion factors Basic
K22 Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems in buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K23 Knowledge of building service systems and their components Basic
Advanced
K24 Knowledge of the guidelines for carrying out energy audits, inspections and certifications to optimize an existing energy certification and energy auditing Basic
Advanced
K25 Knowledge of thermo-hydraulic, electrical systems, sensors, monitoring and control systems and their components Basic
Advanced
K26 Knowledge of RES based systems applicable in buildings (PV, biomass, geothermal, etc.) Basic
Advanced
K29 Knowledge of design and construction solutions for the optimization of new buildings and renovation of the existing buildings Basic
Advanced
K31 Knowledge of reporting techniques (auditing, certification, maintenance plans, BACS documentation, etc.) Basic
K35 Knowledge of methods and tools for building energy modelling Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
K41 Knowledge of decision support methods (CBA, LCA and multi-criteria decision making) Basic
K42 Knowledge of regulations and technical standards on energy refurbishment of historical heritage Basic
Advanced
K44 Knowlegde of principles of bioclimatic and passive systems in buildings including building orientation, thermal insulation, solar shading devices, openings size, free cooling, etc. Basic
Advanced
K45 Knowledge of the principles of high-energy efficiency buildings, including passive house, NZEB, ZEB etc. Basic
Advanced
K47 Knowledge of territorial information systems (GIS) Basic
K48 Knowledge of procedures for measurement of air infiltration in buildings, including blower-door test Basic
Advanced
K49 Knowledge of principles of indoor air quality in buildings, considering prescriptive and performance parameters Basic
Advanced
Hard skills
HS1 To be able to calculate emissions (take inventory of GHG emissions) and quantify the reduction potential Basic
Advanced
HS2 To be able to carry out economic and technical analysis of investments and/or individual activities (energy saving measures) Basic
Advanced
HS3 To be able to carry out energy savings calculations and analysis regarding the interactions between the energy efficiency improvement opportunities Basic
Advanced
HS4 To be able to assess the national and local context and legislation Basic
HS5 To be able to carry out the assessment of existing or propose a new energy management system to the organization enabling it to monitor its energy performance Basic
Advanced
HS7 To be able to determine the phases that make up the building energy certification procedure until the creation of the energy label for a building or a building unit Basic
Advanced
HS9 To be able to carry out the measurement, verification, calibration, control and regulation activities and techniques to install and maintain energy systems in buildings Basic
Advanced
HS11 To be able to carry out the calculation of the energy performance of buildings Basic
Advanced
HS20 To be able to carry out energy performance assessment for the energy rating of buildings with the use of professional IT tools Basic
Advanced
HS21 To be able to carry out simulation analysis for environmental and sustainability assessment of buildings with the use of professional IT solutions Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
HS23 To be able to carry out detailed energy simulation of various building systems in the scope of energy audit using professional IT tools Basic
Advanced
HS25 To be able to conduct the impact assessment of the implemented energy efficiency measures and measures related with the exploatation of renewable energy sources Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
Soft Skills
SS1 To be able to interact with the customer, listening and understanding their needs promoting technical and technological solutions Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS2 Ethical and sustainable thinking about energy and environmental issues related to buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS3 Motivation and perseverance abilities during various activities related to energy efficiency projects in buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS4 Ability to lead or participate in a team dealing with energy efficiency and to act in an impartial and objective manner Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS5 Critical thinking about proposed energy efficient solutions Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS6 Be able to collect information through effective interviewing, listening, observing, analysing, measuring and reviewing documents, records, and data Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS7 Ability to attention to details and to establish root causes Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS8 To be able to prevent and resolve conflicts Basic
Advanced
SS9 Willingness to collaborate and participate proactively in a team, demonstrating the ability to adapt and interact differently in relation to specific situations Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS10 To be able to moderate various meetings and effectively present key findings Basic
SS11 Project management and methodology adopting effective and efficient behaviours Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS12 Ability to time management skills and attention to detail Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
SS14 To be able to identify and understand staff needs related to training in the energy efficiency of buildings Basic
Advanced
SS15 Complex problem solving in a effective manner Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
Competence
C2 Awareness of the availability of energy sources Basic
Advanced
C4 Awareness of the environmental implications of energy use Basic
C5 Awareness of methods for data analysis Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C6 Awareness of quality system and main models Basic
Advanced
C7 Awareness of forms and methods used in the technical documentation Basic
Advanced
C11 To be able to carry out the application of criteria for assigning tasks, operating methods, sequences and times for carrying out activities and for the optimal use of materials and equipment Basic
Advanced
C13 To be able to use appropriate procedures, conduct envisioned activities and evaluate available technologies related to the energy use in buildings Basic
C15 To be able to properly interpret requirements of the Technical Building Code regarding the most efficient systems and installations Basic
Advanced
C16 To be able to provide effective measures for the management, implementation and design of alternative energy installations Basic
Advanced
C17 To be able to work with complex environmental and energy data Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C18 To be capable to collect, organise and analyse quantitative data and perform complex numerical analyses Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C20 To be able to properly recognise energy efficiency opportunities and to present them in an effective manner to stakeholders and technicians involved in the design process Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C21 To be able to manage negotiation between different stakeholders and apply different problem-solving techniques related to energy and environmental issues in buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C22 To be able to observe, measure and analyse the operation of various technical systems in buildings Basic
C23 To be able to focus on priority issues with respect to the agreed scope and manage different uncertainties of achieving the objectives and thoroughness of the energy audit Basic
C24 To be able to commit professional excellence and to make concrete proposals for improvements of various technical systems in buildings Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C25 To be able to effectively use available resources and equipment to conduct the energy audit in an appropriate manner Basic
Advanced
C26 To be able to use various diagnostic and modelling tools Basic
Advanced
C27 To be able to effectively use user manuals and any other technical data sheets Basic
Advanced
Highly Specialised
C37 To conduct the energy audit or a complex analysis of various technical system within the agreed time schedule Basic
Advanced