This event is aiming to present and discuss EU energy efficiency policy and different ways to finance energy efficiency investments. It will present opportunities for unlocking the potential for energy efficiency in Germany, France and Austria. Best practice from projects addressing energy efficiency in the buildings, industry and sustainable transport sectors will be shared. Speakers will focus on practical experience in developing, structuring and financing energy efficiency investment programmes. The event will allow time for debate.  
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
Type: Event

Inform, present and discuss experiences - this is the motto for measurement teams, planners, craftsmen, architects and energy consultants to meet in Hannover on 24 and 25 May 2019 for the 11th International BUILDAIR Symposium. All specialist colleagues in Germany, Europe and beyond are cordially invited to participate and actively participate in shaping the industry meeting. On the one hand, the symposium aims to provide information about current developments and new approaches and, on the other hand, to promote exchanges with each other, even across national borders.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
Type: Event

The EPBD recast established that all new buildings have to reach by the end of 2020 the nZEB target set by the Member States. The scope of this report is to provide a CRAVEzero cost spreadsheet, implementing a comprehensive and structured methodology in order to evaluate the LCC with a particular focus on nZEBs.   Methodology adopted
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

In a joint factsheet, BPIE and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) recommend the introduction of minimum energy performance standards for rental buildings. In general, a household is said to be in energy poverty when its members cannot afford to keep adequately warm. The combination of low incomes, energy prices and inefficient housing leads to energy poverty.
Post date: 25 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

Eurostat has developed an interactive tool to visualise energy data by means of flow diagrams (also called Sankey diagrams). The tool allows you to build and customise your own diagram by playing with different options (country, year, fuel, level of detail, etc.).
Post date: 19 Sep 2018
Type: Tool

Klimahouse, die Fachmesse für energieeffizientes Sanieren und Bauen in Italien, veranstaltet zum dritten Mal die Klimahouse Innovations Days. Ein viertägiges Event,  23. bis 26. Januar 2019,  welches eine Reihe an Vorträgen und Austauschmöglichkeiten für die Startup-Szene im Bausektor vorsieht. Höhepunkt der Veranstaltung ist der Klimahouse Startup Award, bei dem aus den teilnehmenden Startups ein Gewinner gekürt wird. Das Preisgeld beläuft sich auf insgesamt 30.000 €.
Post date: 18 Sep 2018
Type: Event

Post date: 10 Sep 2018
Type: Publication

The 5. Fachsymposium Brennpunkt Alpines Bauen is dedicated to the topic low tech. Highly efficient buildings are possible by simple, but durable, sustainable and locally available building components to satisfy the needs of users. The day after the symposium there will be a guided tour to Salzburg to visit completed projects. For more info and registration please visit the website
Post date: 6 Sep 2018
Type: Event

Klimahouse takes place from 23rd to 26th of January 2019 in Bolzano, a town in the heart of South Tyrol and Middle Europe.   The strategic location of the trade show provides the perfect meeting point for Italian companies and those of the neighboring countries to exchange ideas, innovations and insights on the latest trends in the energy-efficient and sustainable construction sector.  
Post date: 3 Sep 2018
Type: Event

The Passive House Database is a common project of the Passive House Institute, the Passivhaus Dienstleistung GmbH, the IG Passivhaus Deutschland and the iPHA (International Passive House Association) and Affiliates. You can find a worldwide overview of realized Passive Houses, or, if you have built a Passive House yourself or if you know a Passive House, you can send information for register.
Post date: 27 Jul 2018
Type: Link