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A major venticool event is approaching: the 40th AIVC - 6th venticool & 8th Tight Vent joint conference:   "From energy crisis to sustainable indoor climate - 40 years of AIVC" to be held in Ghent on 15-16 October 2019.   Also, you should save the dates for the 41st AIVC- 7th venticool & 9th TightVent Conference on 14, 15 & 16 September 2020 in Athens, Greece.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

When energy-saving measures are planned in social housing buildings, the environmental aim is combined with the scope of reducing inequality. In Zaragoza, Spain, a team of social workers is helping the tenants of a multi-family building to accept a challenging refurbishment   If energy-saving measures came knocking at the door, wouldn’t it be reassuring to have someone on hand to help you navigate the benefits and inconvenience, someone to help dispel your doubts?  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: News

This is a Decision-Support Tool, implemented in an online web-based application, with the main purpose of helping local and regional authorities to relatively easy and quickly calculate energy and financial savings in individual public buildings and for the whole building stock by applying different energy efficiency measures.   
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Tool

For those involved in the energy management of a building or group of buildings, understanding the data collected can be a minefield. There are many different sources, formats, time series, as well as different platforms & logins. This often leads to mismanagement of data, failure to detect issues and lack of clarity across data.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Event

The Intelligent Virtual Network (iVN) provides the ability to model, compare and optimise the integrated design and management across electricity, heating, cooling and waste heat networks. Users can identify potential for energy trading, reduce energy bills locally and reduce carbon emissions across their community.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Event

As an important part of their ambitious Energy Efficient Scotland Programme, The Scottish Government joined the Advisory Council of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme in September 2018 and has been supporting the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative ever since as a concrete way to achieve the common goal of a more energy efficient future for all.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: News

Concept   The LIFE Program of the European Union was born with the intention of providing funding for the defense of the Environment and Climate Action. Its objective is to be the catalyst for changes in development and environmental policies, providing solutions and improvements in order to achieve environmental and climate objectives.
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives   Belgium must reach the climate goals! Look at the potential – Belgian energy use is 70% above European average – You can already tell that improvement is not only possible, it is vital. BE REEL! and its partners support these ambitious plans.   We aspire a renovation rate increase for which we develop, test, evaluate, refine and demonstrate the most appropriate structural measures.  
Post date: 20 Jun 2019
Type: Link

“Renovation of buildings is by far the most cost-effective way to tackle the climate problem”, said Roel Vermeiren from the Flemish Energy Agency, speaking at the LIFE Platform meeting on Climate Action and the Building Sector on 17 June.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News

In many EU countries multi-family dwellings represent the dominant residential solution. But structural renovations to cut emissions and save energy may be a real challenge in such contexts, if the communities are not properly involved in the process   Watch the video here: http://www.buildheat.eu/building-energy-efficient-communities/    
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: News