Pan European

With a low rate of new building construction and an insufficient rate of existing building renovation, there is the need to step up the pace of building renovation with ambitious performance targets to achieve European Union (EU) climate change policies for 2050.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The 2018 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference Smart Ventilation for buildings in Juan-Les-Pins, France, proved highly successful with more than 200 participants from 27 countries attending the event and confirming once again the continuously growing interest in the fields of building & ductwork airtightness, (smart) ventilation, IAQ & health and ventilative/resilient cooling.
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The EnergyWater project aims to provide support to SMEs by enabling energy efficient water processing, through the development of the Energy Management Self-Assessment (EMSA)-web tool and the creation of an Energy Angels Network   The objectives of the project are to:  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Link

The project STUNNING aims at building up a stakeholder community around a Renovation Hub designed as a knowledge sharing platform, providing information on innovative solutions for building renovation and novel business models for their adoption and large scale replication. The provided solutions involve affordable and adaptable refurbishment packages, taking into consideration the whole renovation value chain.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Link

The Club of Rome’s first report and early whistle-blowers’ calls from the late 1960s on the Earth’s environmental stress, are today backed by concrete facts and data on the need for change. A significant 40 % of energy use relates to construction and buildings, a key element of the equation. The current energy demand of existing building stock needs to be drastically reduced.
Post date: 23 Nov 2018
Type: News

On 13 of November, the European Parliament voted on the provisional agreements reached with the Council in June this year on the three important legislative files within the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package, such as Energy Efficiency Directive, Governance of the Energy Union and Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources.  
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
Type: News

The three main legislative files on the Energy Efficiency (EED), the Promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources (RED II) and the Governance of the Energy Union, under the Clean Energy Package are most likely expected to get a final endorsement by the Transport, telecommunications and Energy Council, on December 3 and December 4.  
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
Type: News

STARDUST is an EU Horizon 2020 Smart Cities project, which brings together advanced European cities, thus forming into a constellation of “innovation islands” – exemplary models of smart, highly efficient, intelligent and citizen-oriented cities.  
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
Type: Link

Priority Axis: Fostering low-carbon strategies and energy efficiency in specific MED territories: cities, islands and remote areas Specific Objective: To increase the share of renewable local energy sources in energy mix strategies and plans in specific MED territories   Project description
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
Type: Link

Timespan October 2016 – September 2018   Context and framework
Post date: 22 Nov 2018
Type: Link