iEPD is an unpolitical, voluntary and interest-oriented non governmental organisation. Its objective is the multilateral support of passive energy housing, but also of architecture that is versatilely considerate to the environment, and of the sustainable approach in the creation of the environment. It associates physical and juristic persons, protects their interests and promotes their claims.
Main Objectives of the iEPD and the Ways of their Fulfillment
the promotion of passive energy housing (further stated as the “PEH”) and the support of public education in the field of sustainable architecture (further stated as the “SA”)
gathering and providing information sources dealing with PEH and SA,
providing consulting services to those interested in PEH and SA,
the evaluation of the designed or built projects according to the criteria of PEH an SA,
monitoring of the built projects in the field of PEH and SA, publishing exemplary solutions,
the supervision of the application of the PEH terminology in order to prevent its abuse and incorrect understanding,
the support of the usage of environmentally friendly building materials and technologies,
the support of the usage of renewable energy resources during the time of building operation,
the support of environmental protection especially in regard to architecture and construction activities.
The iEPD may further
provide planning of demonstration buildings fulfilling the criteria of PEH and SA,
express its opinion towards legislation relating with the activities of the institute, participate in the legislation process leading towards the fulfillment of the objectives of the Institute,
promote sustainable development of villages, towns, regions and landscape,
promote energy saving and a responsible waste treatment,
organise discussions, seminars, trainings, excursions and exhibitions,
carry out other activities according to the current state, requirements and conditions.