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Within the framework of the achievement of both 2030 energy efficiency targets and the 2050 EU building stock decarbonisation goal, the pressure put on the shoulders of the actors involved in the energy renovation value chain is undeniably high.   And while many EU funded projects aim at the same goal, namely bridging the gap between the supply and demand in the energy retrofit market, how market-responsive are they?  
Post date: 10 Jul 2019
Type: News

Architects don’t usually like prefabricated solutions. But they concede there are upsides, and when time is of the essence, saving the planet becomes the priority   Practical or beautiful? The question doesn’t seem to be relevant when it comes to retrofitting buildings for energy efficiency. Prefabricated solutions are considered to be both efficient and aesthetically pleasing.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2019
Type: News

Homeowner or landlord? To convince people to have energy-saving renovations you need to know what they are really looking for   What would motivate you to renovate your house to make it more energy efficient? The cost? The legal framework? An environmental conscience? It also mostly depends on who you are, and if you actually live in your house or if you rent it.  
Post date: 6 Jul 2019
Type: News

The eTeacher project is reaching the final stage of developing the ICT empower tools (What-if-Analysis and eTEACHER app).   What-if-Analysis is a software tool that aims at providing building users with tailored racommendations on how they can reduce building energy consumption and energy costs.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: News

In integrative building design, interaction among all building disciplines and stakeholders is sought from the earliest development phases, aiming to achieve optimal solutions through iterative and lean approaches.  
Post date: 5 Jul 2019
Type: News

Cyprus has incorporated into its national law an EU Directive (2010/31/EU) which aims to improve the energy performance of buildings while taking into account the external climatic conditions and indoor climate requirements.  
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Type: News

RESTORE is an knowledge transfer project that is composed by 40 countries and 150 working members. The project is divided into 5 workgroups and it is coordinated by the Core Group and the Members' Committee representing each of the participant countries.    Concept and Objectives   Sustainable buildings and facilities are critical to a future that is socially just, ecologically restorative, culturally rich and economically viable within the climate change context  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

Concept   COGEN Europe, the European Association for the Promotion of Cogeneration, is the cross-sectoral voice of the cogeneration industry.   Its mission is to work with EU institutions and stakeholders to shape better policies and eliminate administrative, regulatory and market barriers to the wider use of cogeneration in Europe.   Mision and Methodology  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

History   The history of the IEA began with the 1973-1974 Middle East War crisis and its immediate aftermath.   While oil producing countries appeared relatively well organized to utilize their new oil based economic and political power, many OECD countries found themselves inadequately equipped with the information and organization necessary to meet the corresponding challenges.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link

History   BASE was founded in 2001 as the Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy. Since our beginning, we have worked on projects to improve the flow of investment towards sustainable energy and meet the challenge of climate change.   BASE has been an initiator of sustainability and investment organisations including The Gold Standard, Global Infrastructure Basel, greenTEK ventures, SEFI and the SEF Alliance.   Concept and Objectives
Post date: 3 Jul 2019
Type: Link