Bulgaria

On 17 May 2017, one day after the media opening ceremony, the Bulgarian BKH (Center of Excellence for Energy Efficiency and RES in Buildings, in the context of the Train-to-NZEB project) will host a train-the-trainer course in Sofia, Bulgaria, lead by Arch. Susanne Winkel, Passive House Institute - Darmstadt, Germany.  
Post date: 11 May 2017
Type: Event

 
Post date: 11 May 2017
Type: Event

 
Post date: 2 May 2017
Type: Publication

People spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, so it is perhaps not surprising that the quality of the environment created has a significant impact on their health and well-being. What is perhaps even more surprising is that the indoor air quality of some buildings, including modern low energy buildings, has been shown to be poorer than urban outdoor air quality.  
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

A range of breakthrough eco-building solutions which tackle the emerging problem of indoor air quality have been presented by the ECO-SEE project at the Ecobuild construction fair in London.   The solutions include novel insulation, coating and panel products which improve air quality by passively regulating humidity, capturing VOCs, and removing indoor organic pollutants through photocatalysis. External and internal wall panels have also been developed, in addition to design tools to support end users.
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Type: News

12 new training programmes, 433 trained building professionals and improved state educational standards as a result of the BUILD UP Skills EnerPro project  
Post date: 28 Feb 2017
Type: News

Reducing Energy Poverty by Energy Efficiency Projects in Residential Buildings: The Case for Eastern Europe  
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
Type: Event

38,5% of energy savings in CUBE 2020? It's possible.   The building Quai Vendeuvre won the grand prize of the energy savings contest CUBE 2020 in 2016. While the 3rd edition of the contest just started, let’s ask the IFPEB’s director Cedric Borel about the score of the second edition’s winner, who made 38,5% of energy savings within a year!  You said 38,5%, really? How is that possible?   Marguerite Dornier: You said 38,5%, right? It’s huge, isn’t it?  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: News

This is the final report of the project “European Energy Service Initiative towards the EU 2020 energy saving targets” (EESI 2020), which was implemented between 2013 and 2016 by a consortium of European energy agencies and energy experts with support of the European Commission’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme. The project has been addressing ways to improve the impact of Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) in 9 European regions.  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Publication

Energy poverty is one of the most pressing issues in Central and Eastern Europe. By addressing energy efficient retrofitting of multi-unit apartment buildings, the REELIH (residential energy efficiency for low income households) project is working to promote an innovative approach to reduce energy poverty.  
Post date: 7 Feb 2017
Type: News