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National/Regional schemes for Non-Residential Buildings and other Facilities

In this category you will find a list of the existing national and regional funding mechanisms that promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in non-residential buildings and facilities, such as commercial and office buildings, public buildings, industrial facilities etc. These funds are available in the form of non-repayable investments and/or favourable loans (often a combination of both). 
Post date: 14 Apr 2013
Type: Scheme

National/Regional schemes for Residential Buildings

In this category you will find a list of the existing national and regional funding mechanisms that promote energy efficiency and renewable energy in new and existing residential buildings, regardless of who the owner, developer or tenant is. 
Post date: 14 Apr 2013
Type: Scheme

National/Regional schemes for Municipalities, Social Housing, Companies, Enterprises

In this category you will find a list of the existing national and regional funding mechanisms that are aimed at legal persons, e.g. companies, SMEs, municipalities, homeowners associations etc. These schemes have greater diversity than those aimed at natural persons, because they range from relatively small, single-building interventions to large, neighbourhood-scale projects. The funds can be available in non-repayable investments and/or favourable loans (often a combination of the two). 
Post date: 14 Apr 2013
Type: Scheme

National/Regional schemes for Individuals (homeowners & tenants)

In this category you will find a list of the existing national and regional funding mechanisms that are aimed at natural persons, usually in the form of an owner or tenant of a residential building or apartment. 
Post date: 14 Apr 2013
Type: Scheme

Through the EEA and Norway Grants, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway contribute to reducing disparities in Europe and to strengthening bilateral relations with 16 European countries in central and southern Europe. The three countries cooperate closely with the EU through the Agreement on the European Economic Area (EEA). 
Post date: 2 Apr 2013
Type: Link

Miguel Feliz, ADENEHere in Portugal, the ESCO market in [government owned] public buildings is practically nonexistent. Until recently, the procurement rules for public authorities were not geared towards these kinds of contracts, which made it difficult. The economic conditions of the last few years don’t help either.The private sector has a few successful cases, in buildings and industry, namely in the hotel & leisure sector and in partnership with industry associations.Market size
Post date: 21 Mar 2013
Type: News

The 2012 Sector Study commissioned by the Architects’ Council of Europe shows that the profession is still suffering from the economic downturn. Although rates of decline are falling, architects have had to adapt to this on-going situation.
Post date: 14 Mar 2013
Type: Publication

Σχέδιο Παροχής Χορηγιών για την ενθάρρυνση της χρήσης των ΑΠΕ (τελική χρήση) στον οικιστικό τομέα   The grants scheme is aimed at providing economic incentives in the form of government grants and/or subsidies for the realisation of RES investments in the residential sector. The Scheme covers investments relating to purchasing and installing new equipment, and where necessary, the cost of design. The investments must pertain to established technologies, and not to those that are still at a research and development stage.  
Post date: 13 Mar 2013
Type: Link

The Solar Thermal Technology Panel (ESTTP) of the European Technology Platform on Renewable Heating and Cooling (RHC-Platform) developed this document on promising research topics. Prepared with contribution from experts in the research, industry and public sectors across Europe, this document covers solar technologies for nearly-zero energy residential buildings, public and commercial buildings, district heating systems, industrial applications and solar assisted cooling systems. 
Post date: 1 Mar 2013
Type: News