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BPIE - Buildings Performance Institute Europe-  has released two reports to foster the transition to smart buildings.  
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

On 28 March 2017, the environment ministers of the European Union reached an agreement in support of the revision of the Emissions Trading System (ETS) Directive for the period after 2020.     The agreement comes after almost two years of discussions in the Council, led since the start of this year by the Maltese presidency, and serves as the basis for negotiations with the European Parliament.  
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
Type: News

Exploitation potential of one of PERFORMER results assessed by stakeholders  
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
Type: News

Although many cities and regions have engaged in an energy transition, financing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge. Project investment costs are high and it seems difficult to cover them using the municipal budget and traditional financing methods only. Local and regional authorities have to be resourceful and open-minded to invent and test new financing mechanisms, business models, organisational structures and partnerships to make their sustainable energy projects happen.
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Type: Event

  hybridGEOTABS first newsletter contains a short introduction to the technology and objectives of this Horizon 2020 research project. It also gives a summary of progress as shared at the recent project meeting in Finland; in particular, the chosen demo buildings and technical developments.  
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

The main objective of the DYNASTEE platform (DYNamic Analysis, Simulation and Testing applied to the Energy and Environmental performance of buildings) is to exchange information and knowledge on building energy performance analysis through dynamic testing and modelling. The eighth issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter deals with the new IEA EBC Annex 71: “Building energy performance assessment based on in-situ measurements” among others. More specifically, contents include:  
Post date: 24 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

-PRESS RELEASE-   FEDARENE has launched the 3rd edition of Roger Léron Award #RogerLeronAward   FEDARENE is pleased to announce the launch of the 3rd edition of the Roger Léron Award.  The launch and opening date for nominations took place on 1 March and runs until the 1 May, 2017. The purpose of this Award is to nominate an individual for their acknowledge persistency, who is bringing a successful contribution to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe.  
Post date: 23 Mar 2017
Type: News

On 21 March 2017, negotiators of the European Parliament and the Council agreed on a revised energy efficiency label and the relevant regulatory framework. The current A+++ to G labels for products will be replaced by a clear and easier to use A to G labels.   This will make energy labels more understandable for consumers and help them make better informed purchasing choices. The measure will be accompanied by the introduction of a public database making it easier for citizens to compare the energy efficiency of household appliances.  
Post date: 22 Mar 2017
Type: News

In February 2017, the European Commission released an infographic on clean energy, energy efficiency, clean technology, and energy innovation in the European Union, to help consumers become better acquainted with the facts and figures of energy consumption in the EU.   The infographic provides information on the following topics:  
Post date: 22 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

Webinar – ¨What prospects for European Energy Efficiency Policies – Findings from the Energy Efficiency Watch¨  
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
Type: Event