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BUILD UP survey: Give us your opinion!

Since January, the BUILD UP webportal is accessible in seven languages in order to foster exchange of information among peers across Europe.   Although translation is automatically generated, we would be interested in your views on whether this...

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OVERVIEW | Clean Energy for all Europeans: Focus on Renovation Case Studies

by Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)   The European Commission’s package of legislative proposals “Clean Energy for all Europeans”, which was published...

Reducing energy poverty with national renovation strategies: a unique opportunity

The long-term renovation strategies developed by Member States are an opportunity to reduce energy poverty through stimulating deep renovation of buildings.   Member States cannot miss the...

Energy Transitions Commission | Better Energy, Greater Prosperity

The Energy Transitions Commission’s flagship report, launched on 25 April 2017, outlines the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 - but governments, investors and businesses must act...

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What are the keys to decarbonising Europe’s heating and cooling ?

5 factors are holding back the energy transition to a zero emissions Europe by 2050, writes Thomas Nowak.   The way we use energy in our society needs to change if we want to keep global warming well below 2°C, as stipulated at COP21 in...

EASME Energy Efficiency Data Hub

The Energy Efficiency Data Hub is a new online tool developed by the European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). With interactive maps, key data and statistics, this application features the energy efficiency projects...

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Nearly zero-energy buildings

EPBD requests Member States to ensure that by 2021 all new buildings be nearly zero-energy buildings; public buildings already by 2019. Discuss here national applications of the NZEB definition and find cases of exemplary buildings and NZEB promotion.

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TRUST EPC SOUTH – Financing Energy Efficiency Contracting in the tertiary sector

  The Trust EPC South project, co-funded by the European Commission, aims to raise awareness of and scale up investments in energy efficiency (EE) and sustainable energy (SE) technologies in the...

Urban-LEDS | Solutions Gateway

Low Carbon Solutions for Urban Development Challenges     The Solutions Gateway is an online resource platform for Local Governments where they will be able to find possible Low...

Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA)

The Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) is a public-private collaboration that turns global expertise into action to accelerate local government implementation of building...