This national summary report gives a short overview of the general status of implementation of the RES Directive 2009/28/EC in Iceland, and identifies "RES Directive implementation highlights".
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If this is the case, the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are made for you. Launched by the European Commission in 2005, they provide an invaluable opportunity to highlight the successes of the most outstanding and innovative projects in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy.As a stakeholder directly involved in the buildings sector, we invite you to participate in the “LIVING” category which gathers projects that aim to make buildings more energy-efficient or that incorporate the on-site generation of renewable energy.
Post date: 31 Jan 2012
Why use this wiki > Find out what has been already done by/in other cities, regions and countries > Share your experience Is your City already playing a role in this field? Either the answer is yes or no, we hope it is willing to know more and learn from the others' achievements and mistakes. And if your City has already something to show, the wiki is there for the appropriate visibility. Register NOW and join the CommunityBe part of the community!
Post date: 17 Nov 2011
The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case studies were identified and analysed – 77 from the REQUEST partner countries and 18 from non-participating countries (EU and beyond). 29 of these were considered best practice. (http://www.building-request.eu/info/review-and-research)
Post date: 15 Nov 2011
The OPEN HOUSE methodology assesses the whole life- cycle of a building:
Post date: 22 Aug 2011
This specification is intended to be a guide for designing an Active House, as a building that combines energy efficiency with specific attention to the indoor climate and focus on user’s health and well-being. The scope of this specification is residential buildings. The Active House specification is intended to be a guideline for construction and design industries at an international level. It seeks innovative approaches at technical levels whilst introducing goals of architectural quality and environmental design responsiveness and still securing energy efficiency.
Post date: 15 Apr 2011
The NEES project will investigate, highlight and promote them both within the Region and at EU level. The NEES partnership is looking for additional partners that are interested in developing this approach and have the potential to apply it, particularly in Ireland, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Finland, Sweden, Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Isles. In particular (but not only) government agencies, local authorities, housing associations or similar bodies that can develop and integrate a more sustainable approach into their retrofit strategies, and link them to rural development.
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