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EASME: Financing energy efficiency – Presentations available

On 30 March 2017, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) organised in Brussels a workshop with the title Financing energy efficiency - Lessons from successful Horizon 2020 projects and other...

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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...

European Commission: Good practice in energy efficiency

For a sustainable, safer and more competitive Europe     In November 2016, the European Commission presented the Clean Energy for all Europeans package,...

Plus-energy St. Franziskus Elementary School in Halle, Germany

In Halle (Saale), a plus-energy school was built as a sustainable and ecological construction made with a timber frame and cellulose insulation in accordance with the Passive House standard. The...

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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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Windows, Doors, Curtain Walls

In the past windows influenced only 20-30% the energy demand of buildings but in low energy buildings windows have already an influence of more than 50% to the energy needs. With the upcoming net zero energy buildings the influence will raise above 80%.

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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...

De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP)

The De-risking Energy Efficiency Platform (DEEP) is an open-source initiative to up-scale energy efficiency investments in Europe through the improved sharing and transparent...

EU Building Stock Observatory

The EU Building Stock Observatory monitors the energy performance of buildings across Europe. It assesses improvements in the energy efficiency of buildings and how this impacts the...