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German building ministry offers €11M for building research projects in a new phase of the initiative "Zukunft Bau"  
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: News

Energieeffizienz in Unternehmen Das rechnet sich: Mehr aus Energie machen und Kosten senken  
Post date: 8 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

The European ETICS Forum has established as a high-level European platform for information and communication about thermal insulation of buildings. The 4th edition will take place on 5 October 2017 in Warsaw.  
Post date: 4 Sep 2017
Type: Event

Energy positive sewage treatment plants - A sustainable solution for climate protection in municipalities   The municipal wastewater in Europe contains an available chemical energy of about 87,500 GWh per year. This corresponds roughly to the capacity of 12 large power plants. Due to the currently used technologies and the associated energy loss in the individual process steps, sewage treatment in Europe instead consumes primary energy of more than two power plants.  
Post date: 31 Aug 2017
Type: Event

More than 700 delegates from over 50 countries from business, public sector and the research community are expected to participate in the World Sustainable Energy Days 2018, one of Europe’s largest annual events on energy efficiency and renewable energy, which will take place from 28 February to 2 March 2018 in Wels, Austria, offering 7 conferences and 3 interactive events on sustainable energy.   The event’s topics are the following:  
Post date: 28 Aug 2017
Type: News

The World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) are among Europe’s largest annual conferences on energy efficiency and renewable energy. The 2018 conference will take place from 28 February - 2 March 2018 in Wels, Austria.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2017
Type: Event

The Horizon 2020 funded project SIMPLA (Sustainable Integrated Multi-sector PLAnning) supports local authorities in harmonising their Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs) and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans (SUMPs).   The project targets small and medium-sized municipalities with a population between 50.000 and 350.000 inhabitants proposing a four-step approach to foster harmonised planning.  
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Smart and flexible 100% renewable district heating and cooling systems for European cities     SmartReFlex, an Intelligence Energy Europe (IEE) project, aimed to inspire the development of sustainable district heating and cooling solutions for the future by setting up an exchange of ideas, expertise and experience.   The project actions have aimed at increasing the diffusion of smart and flexible district heating and cooling systems including high shares of renewable energy sources (high-RES DHC) in European towns and cities.
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

A study from the German Energy Agency-Dena, based on a survey among decision makers of 20 important office building investors and 20 major renters of office areas in Germany has resulted in sustainability and energy efficiency becoming more and more important; yet the main decision criteria are still economic. The investors aim at high building values and low operation costs and high renting demand. These are the main reasons for the energy renovation of their buildings.
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: News

Die Energiewende – ein gutes Stück Arbeit Innovation durch Forschung Erneuerbare Energien und Energieeffizienz: Projekte und Ergebnisse der Forschungsförderung 2016  
Post date: 8 Aug 2017
Type: Publication