Campaigning and awareness raising

The construction sector has a large potential for cost effective energy savings. With the EU planning aimed at nearly zero energy target for new buildings by 2020, the construction sector is confronted with the urgent need to upskills its workforce.   This need implies both meeting the targets and learning how to use innovative approaches and technology solutions to keep high quality of construction and increase the building energy efficiency.
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: News

This month in RESTORE:    -Call for industry participation to Rethink Technology   -STSM Funding goes into its third round   -Regenerative Design lecture in Salzburg, Austria  
Post date: 1 Jul 2019
Type: News

The STUNNING team will present their main results of its two-year project: Studies on cost-benefit benchmarking of refurbishment packages, a comprehensive analysis of current barriers to the wide adoption of refurbishment measures, promising business models for building refurbishment and the online knowledge exchange platform "Renovation Hub".   In four interactive sessions, the following topics will be dealt with and discussed:  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Das EU Horizont 2020-Projekt CoNZEBs (Cost reduction of new Nearly Zero‐Energy Buildings) hat eine Broschüre für aktuelle und zukünftige Bewohner von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden entwickelt.   Sie informiert über Erfahrungen, Erwartungen und Zusatznutzen von Niedrigstenergiegebäuden (engl. Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs)) und ist in vier Sprachen erhältlich (Deutsch, Dänisch, Italienisch und Slowenisch).   Broschüre  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Brochure in 4 languages: Why Nearly Zero Energy Buildings are the Right Choice  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

What do occupants know really know and want from NZEBs?   The CoNZEBs team has compiled and conducted a survey in four countries (Germany, Denmark, Italy and Slovenia) to learn about the opinion of end-users in multi-family houses (NZEBs or other building energy performance levels) regarding:  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Cocept, Objectives and Methodology:   REScoop Plus built on the knowledge and network of the REScoop 20-20-20 project. An interesting additional observation made in the project was that members of supplying REScoops change their behaviour reducing final energy consumption and investing money to produce RESenergy.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Link

As Theresa May signs into law a commitment to bring the UK’s carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, one city in the UK is on its way to achieving this goal 22 years sooner   As one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced that she will be signing into law a pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This would make Britain the first member of the G7 to make such a commitment official.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

Concept and Objectives:   The main objective of BundleUP is to harmonize, procure financing and implement a pipeline of energy-efficiency based investments, both in the private and the public sector, through the bundling of small to medium-sized projects thus providing them with the dimension needed for investment-readiness and investor interest.  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   Do European consumers pay attention to energy labels when they buy an electric appliance, a car or a house?  What information are they looking for? How important is energy consumption in their decisions?     This is what the CONSEED research project aims to find out through surveys and field trials among households and various economic sectors across Europe.   
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link