Campaigning and awareness raising

As part of the DecarbHeat Initiative, the #DecarbHeat conference, which took place in Brussels on 11 and 12 May 2017, aimed to collect ideas from a broad audience on the next steps towards the vision of a 100% decarbonised heating and cooling sector, along four areas of consideration:  
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

Die Energietage 2017 in Berlin sind vorüber – über 300 Referent*innen und tausende Veranstaltungsteilnehmer diskutierten in 50 Einzelkongressen drei Tage lang die Energiewende in Deutschland.   Veranstaltungsmaterialien und Hintergründe finden Sie ab sofort auf der Webseite des Berliner Energietage-Managements:  
Post date: 19 May 2017
Type: News

The report, released in the framework of the RENEW SCHOOL project, presents the design and description of the activities undertaken within 16 school projects in Austria, Belgium, Copenhagen, Italy, Poland and Slovenija.   The main objectives of these projects were:  
Post date: 18 May 2017
Type: Publication

Since January, the BUILD UP webportal is accessible in seven languages in order to foster exchange of information among peers across Europe.   Although translation is automatically generated, we would be interested in your views on whether this feature helps you find relevant content in your language.   The survey consists of 7 succinct questions, and shall not last more than 5 minutes.  
Post date: 18 May 2017
Type: News

According to a new report published by the Adaptation and Resilience in the Context of Change (ARCC) network UK homes are experiencing poor indoor air quality (IAQ) at a scale and magnitude that needs immediate national-level attention and action.  
Post date: 18 May 2017
Type: News

On 8 March 2017, the Vereinigung Österreichischer Kessellieferanten (VÖK), together with the representatives of the Austrian installers and chimney sweepers, presented the “Energy Savings Offensive”, introducing a label for the installed stock of heaters in Austria: the ‘Altgerätelabel’ or label for old appliances. The main objective is to raise people’s awareness about the age of their installed heating appliances and the need for modernisation.
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: News

After nearly two years of collaboration between ten partners from Spain, Croatia, Poland and the Netherlands, the FosterREG project is coming to an end.    FosterREG is a European Horizon 2020 project aimed at enhancing the capacity of public authorities to plan, finance and manage integrated urban regeneration for sustainable energy uptake.
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: News

The introduction of trigger points in national renovation strategies is an effective tool to drive deep renovation.  
Post date: 11 May 2017
Type: Publication

  European Institutions should take into account the importance of the renovation sector, that creates thousands of jobs in Europe and will reduce energy consumption, according to Patrick Liébus, President of the European Builders Confederation (EBC).  
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: Note

A public online vote will determine the winner of the 2017 Citizens’ Award for EU's most sustainable energy project at the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2017), which will take place from 19 to 25 June. Cast your vote for your favourite today!    
Post date: 10 May 2017
Type: News