Campaigning and awareness raising

This report focuses on the main barriers to deep renovation that municipalities in Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia have to face. The barriers are divided into six groups which correspond to the categories identified by BPIE as the main topics that should be given serious consideration to facilitate a successful planning and delivery of national renovation strategies and their renovation potential:
Post date: 18 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

A recent Forbes article on “Four Major Success Factors In Large-Scale Transformation” cites the BUILD UPON project as an example of large-scale transformation, alongside examples of disruptive platform businesses such as Airbnb and Uber, as well as the current shift from diesel to electric car engines.  
Post date: 18 Aug 2017
Type: News

The 25th edition of ICLEI's long-running Breakfast at Sustainability's series will be held on Tuesday 5 September, focusing on the work of the EU-funded FIESTA project. ICLEI is hosting the event in association with project coordinator AREA Science Park Trieste.  
Post date: 17 Aug 2017
Type: Event

EPATEE (Evaluation Into Practice to Achieve Targets for Energy Efficiency) is a Horizon 2020 funded project which aims to give EU Member States tools and knowledge for a better evaluation of their own energy efficiency policies.   EPATEE will raise the capacity of policymakers and implementers for policy evaluation by providing them with tools and practical knowledge to make consistent impact evaluation an integral part of the policy cycle. It will support EU Member States in distinguishing effective from ineffective policies.  
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The project Next-Buildings (Next Zero Energy Buildings at lowest Cost by using Competitive Sustainable Technology), funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, is about the demonstration of very low energy buildings. In all demonstrations, the ambition is net zero carbon/energy or better (active or plus-energy house).
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded project GAIA (Green Awareness In Action) aims to promote positive behavioural changes within communities regarding energy consumption/awareness.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded EURECA project is designed to provide tailored solutions to help identify the cost saving opportunities whilst signposting the environmental impact of procurement choices in data centres.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded Project PENNY (Psychological, social and financial barriers to energy efficiency) applies a behavioural science approach to better understand individual behaviour in the domain of energy efficiency.   The project’s objectives are to:  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) ACE-Retrofitting project (Accelerating Condominium Energy Retrofitting) aims to facilitate the implementation of low-carbon, energy and climate protection strategies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in NWE.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Link

During the final multiplier event of sem@schools.eu "Sustainable Energy Management at Schools in Europe", the project partners and direct beneficiaries will present the results obtained with the implementation of an extracurricular training path on Energy Efficiency, which has been piloted with more than 10.000 students and teachers in 5 EU countries.  
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
Type: Event