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There are not only methodological but also conceptual complexities that underpin energy poverty. Portraying energy poverty is a challenging task for numerous reasons. In the first place, energy poverty is private and confined to the home. Secondly, it is a cross-sectional problem with numerous and heterogeneous drivers extended from energy regulations and household income levels to building energy efficiency. Moreover, it encircles a diversity of domestic energy services such as space heating and cooling, lighting and hygiene.
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

By Peter Wouters, INIVE   BIM (Building Information Modelling) is in many EU countries high on the agenda. This article is focusing on the potential of BIM in relation to the energy performance of building assessment and also in relation to a better quality of the works.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2017
Type: News

  Tuesday 21 November 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Brussels time (CET)  
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: News

An innovative way of incorporating end-users behaviour in energy efficiency policy making.   Tuesday 14 November 2017, 10:00 a.m. Brussels time (CET)   We know that incorporating actual end-users behavioural barriers into energy modeling is difficult – but did you know that this problem has been addressed and solved by the HERON project?    The webinar addressed stakeholders who:
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: News

15 December 2017, 10:30-12:00 Brussels time (CET)   We spend 90% of our life indoors in buildings, so the quality of the indoor environment has a major impact on our health, well-being, and productivity. The health, comfort and well-being of building occupants are basic requirements and a human right, therefore both policy makers and the building industry have to take their role in ensuring healthy and comfortable living conditions for people.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: News

Monday 6 November 2017, 14:00-15:30 Brussels time (CET)   Industry stepping up to the challenge of deep renovation   Stimulating the energy renovation market remains one of the biggest challenges. Innovative business models can be powerful drivers for deep renovations across Europe. The BetterHome (BH) initiative is such a model, proving that a more service-oriented supply-side approach, coupled with a deeper awareness of demand-side conditions can change the landscape and essentially the renovation market.  
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: News

by François Durier (CETIAT)   Reducing the energy consumption of heating and cooling systems in buildings requires:  
Post date: 18 Dec 2017
Type: News

On 12 December 2017, Green Tagging emerged as the new strategy for Europe’s leading banks to scale up financing of energy efficient housing and real estate, concluded a new report from Climate Strategy and the UN Environment Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System. The report was released in Paris alongside the One Planet Summit hosted by France’s President Emmanuel Macron.  
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: News

  Two years after the Paris Agreement, the EU is firmly in the lead in fighting climate change. To that end the Commission announced a series of initiatives for a modern and clean economy at the One Planet Summit.    
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: News

  The Juncker Commission's contribution to the One Planet Summit, Paris, 12 December 2017    
Post date: 16 Dec 2017
Type: Publication