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Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts

Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts

Energy performance contracts in the public sector offer a practical solution to make public buildings and other public infrastructures more energy efficient, as the initial investment can be covered by a private partner and repaid by guaranteed...

BUILD UP Umfrage: Teilen Sie uns Ihre Meinung mit!

Seit Januar ist das BUILD UP webportal in sieben Sprachen zugänglich, um den Informationsaustausch zwischen Experten in ganz Europa zu fördern.   Obwohl die Übersetzungen automatisch generiert werden, interessiert es uns zu erfahren, ob die...

BIM training to enhance energy efficiency of buildings

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology is coordinating BIMEET, a new European project bringing together 9 partners around BIM technology as a key digital support for the energy efficiency of the built environment.   On 13 and...

The ten best climate-positive business ideas in the UK and Ireland

On 18 September, Climate-KIC UK and Ireland’s Venture Competition 2017 sees start-ups from across the cleantech sector pitch to a panel of expert judges to win a cash prize and a place at the European Venture Competition Finals....

¨Combination of Expertise¨ Batimat awards creates positive partnerships

VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO wins Special Jury Mention at Batimat Innovation Awards   VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO has received a Special Jury Mention at the Batimat Innovation Awards in France. The special mention is for...

Eurostat clarifies how to record energy performance contracts in national accounts

Energy performance contracts in the public sector offer a practical solution to make public buildings and other public infrastructures more energy efficient, as the initial investment can be covered by a private partner and repaid by...

RESTORE Training School takes place in Lancaster UK

The first RESTORE Training School that will take place in Lancaster, UK between 14th and 17th November 2017. The call is still open! If you apply right now, you still could participate in multiple introduction seminars, action learning,...

Extracting the Office-DNA for better workspaces

Among the start-ups supported by BTA, Furbish focuses on next generation workspaces. Ulrike Rahe and Holger Wallbaum, founders of Furbish tell more about their philosophy, their approach and the future of office buildings. What is wrong...

Nano-coating to protect buildings against pollution

The organic pollution decomposing properties of titanium dioxide (TiO2) have been known for about half a century. However, practical applications have been few and hard to develop, but now a Greek paint producer claims to have found a...

Guidelines for energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres

The “how-to” guide on renovating shopping centres launched by CommONEnergy during a high-level event in Brussels   The CommONEnergy project, funded by the FP7 programme, developed new strategies and solutions to...