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New French decree requiring energy renovation of public and commercial buildings

The Decree 2017-918 of the French Government requires the improvement of the energy performance of existing commercial and public buildings. It applies to buildings or parts of buildings belonging to a single owner, for offices, hotels,...

Austrian campaign for the replacement of old heating appliances

On 8 March 2017, the Vereinigung Österreichischer Kessellieferanten (VÖK), together with the representatives of the Austrian installers and chimney sweepers, presented the “Energy Savings Offensive”, introducing a label for the installed...

FosterREG project completes capacity building activities for public stakeholders

After nearly two years of collaboration between ten partners from Spain, Croatia, Poland and the Netherlands, the FosterREG project is coming to an end.    FosterREG is a European Horizon 2020 project aimed at enhancing the capacity of...

228 Energie-bezogene KMU versuchen die Finanzierung im Rahmen der KMU-Instrument Phase 1

Am 10 Mai 2017, der  Executive Agentur für Kleine und Mittlere Unternehmen (EASME) angekündigt, dass die Europäische Kommission erhalten hat, 2165 Vorschläge für Kleine und Mittlere Unternehmen die KMU-Instrument Phase 1 vor...

Interview with nominee in The Green Solutions Awards 2016 Sustainable Construction Grand Prize category

Hans Goverde: "World-wide competitions like the Green Solutions Awards can bring a big spotlight"   Hans Goverde received a special jury mention in The Green Solutions Awards 2016 for Venlo City Hall, a building...

#GreenSolutions Awards: by participating, you are already a winner!

To highlight your realizations towards hundreds of thousands of professionals around the world, submit your case studies for the 2017 Awards before June 1st. The winners and all the candidates of the 2016 edition tell it...

Interview (02) with international finalists in Energy & Hot Climates category of the Green Solutions Awards 2017

Périne Huguet:"Proof that the combat gray matter against gray energy can be won"   Périne Huguet, national winner for France and international finalist of the Green Solutions Awards 2016 in the Hot Climates category,...

Interview with international nominee in Smart Buildings category for Green Solutions Awards 2017

Eva Kouraki, HSB Living Lab: "Our participation to the Awards certainly increased study visits"   In 2016, HSB Living Lab received a special mention of the jury in the Green Solutions Awards, for the Smart Buildings...

The EeB PPP Project Review 2017 is now available

The Energy Efficient Buildings Committee of ECTP is pleased to announce the 6th edition of the EeB PPP Project Review 2017. This yearly publication presents the progress and results of 110 co-funded projects within the EeB PPP under the...

Life - OPERE Newsletter Nº 4 is out!

The 4th edition of the OPERE newsletter focuses on the analysis of data from the system of management, as well as the actions of system optimisation.   The newsletter also reflects the activities developed by the researchers for the...

EU-Woche für Nachhaltige Energie – Votum für die EU-die nachhaltigste Energie-Projekt!

Eine öffentliche online-Abstimmung werden die Gewinner von 2017 die Bürger " - Award für die EU-die nachhaltigste Energie-Projekt an der EU-Woche für Nachhaltige Energie (EUSEW 2017), die stattfinden wird, von 19 auf 25 Juni....

EUBCE: A Cross-Border Platform for Contacts, Knowledge, Discussion and Solutions

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition celebrates its 25th edition in Stockholm.  With a full agenda of horizontal topics the EUBCE is a key event for the biomass and bioenergy community. A unique platform promoting the transfer of...

EASME: Financing energy efficiency in Central Europe – Präsentationen zur Verfügung

Finanz-und Politik-Experten aus ganz Mitteleuropa in Prag traf am 27. April 2017 zu diskutieren, neue Strategien für die Investition in Energieeffizienz.   Die Veranstaltung, organisiert die Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized...

IEA-EBC Annex 62 launches tool to assess ventilative cooling potential

A new tool developed in the framework of International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA- EBC) Annex 62 Ventilative Cooling has just been launched. The ventilative cooling potential tool (VC tool) aims to...

Das smarte Gebäude in der Energiewende - Diskussionspapier

Deutschland hat sich auf den Weg gemacht, sein Energiesystem auf erneuerbare Energien umzustellen. Damit die Energiewende gelingt, muss die Energienachfrage flexibler und der Energieverbrauch gesenkt werden. Hierbei können smarte Gebäude...

Finalisten ergab für das Jahr 2017 der EU für Nachhaltige Energie Awards

Zwölf Projekte wurden in die engere Wahl für die vier Auszeichnungen, die erkennen, das Jahr zu den erfolgreichsten Innovationen in erneuerbare Energien oder Energieeffizienz.     Die EU Sustainable Energy...

Decarb Heat coalition calls for declaration of support

Following the adoption of the European Heating and Cooling Strategy, the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) has brought together a large coalition of thermal industry players from various countries behind one vision: the full...

Agenda for 10th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting now available

  The agenda for the 10th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting, which is set to take place on 30-31 May in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), is now available here.   This meeting is open to BUILD UP Skills project coordinators and partners...

Join EASME die Sitzungen bei der EU-Woche für Nachhaltige Energie 2017!

  Die Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) führt drei Sitzungen bei der EU-Woche für Nachhaltige Energie (EUSEW 2017) in Brüssel im Juni, ein Schwerpunkt auf die dekarbonisierung, das andere auf...

Field test shows that tenants benefit from information on heat consumption

dena – the Germany Energy Agency- in partnership with the energy service provider ista, the German Tenants’ Association and the Federal Ministry of Construction habe carried out a nation-wide field test of consumption transparency in...