Reducing Energy Poverty by Energy Efficiency Projects in Residential Buildings: The Case for Eastern Europe
A conference on residential energy efficiency in Eastern Europe organized by Habitat for Humanity International and USAID will be held on 24-25 April in Brussels. The second day of the conference will take place in the European Parliament hosted by Tamas Meszerics, MEP.
Post date: 20 Feb 2017
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
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
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
The six Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Protocols, published in 2016, are now available in Bulgarian, German and Portuguese.
Post date: 31 Jan 2017
This benchmarking tool developed in the framework of the Intelligent Energy Europe – IEE STEP2SPORT project, allows sport owners and sport facility managers to assess the energy performance and determine the energy improvement potential of their sport buildings.
Post date: 14 Dec 2016
The Sofia Vocational High School of Electronics “John Atanasoff” has been a public professional high school of electronics since 1968.
Since 2009 the school offers a specialty in “Renewable Energy Sources”. The specialty “Renewable Energy Sources” includes both theoretical and practical training on RES technology. It is envisioned to introduce innovative approaches to the specialty in order to obtain a higher level of professional qualification.
Post date: 8 Dec 2016
The EmBuild project is co-funded by the European Union under the Horizon 2020 (H2020) Programme (call EE-07-2015) and it is designed to empower the public authorities at local, regional and national level, to formulate renovation strategies for the building sector that foster deep renovation and facilitate the acceleration of the renovation.
Post date: 11 Nov 2016
Families across Europe are taking steps that will reduce their energy consumption by more than 3,000,000 kWh thanks to the work of the EU funded FIESTA project.
The project, coordinated by Area Science Park Trieste, has carried out more than 1,022 energy audits with families in five European countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Hungary, Italy and Spain. The project includes five technical partners (one for each participating country) and 14 cities.
Post date: 2 Nov 2016
The European Commission is organizing a public conference on Financing Energy Efficiency in the Baltic States, in partnership with the Latvian government, on 11 November 2016 in Riga (Latvia) from 9.00 to 15.30.
The event aims to share best practices from the region on how energy efficiency can be financed through private funds and innovative financing instruments, notably in the building and industry sectors. Speakers will focus on practical experiences in developing and structuring investment programmes, which will then be discussed with the different stakeholders.
Post date: 28 Oct 2016