Campaigning and awareness raising

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Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in order to understand the level of knowledge of these instruments from public administrations (e.g. owners) and from practitioners.
Post date: 20 Oct 2020
Type: News

Green Homes going Mainstream SMARTER Finance for Families - H2020 Project   Webinar  
Post date: 16 Oct 2020
Type: News

FACE (Façade Architecture, Construction and Engineering) course provides insights into the contemporary market and value chain of the façade industry, enabling technical designers and consultants to manage complex projects both at organizational and technical level. HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OPENING EVENT:   • Outstanding case studies  
Post date: 16 Oct 2020
Type: Event

Darmstadt, Germany. This year the final applause was shared in the chat window: the participants expressed their appreciation for the 24th International Passive House Conference, which was held asan online event for the first time on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past three weeks,more than 800 participants around the world tuned in and listened to the lectures on energy efficient construction and retrofit solutions from their own screens.  
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
Type: News

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.   This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
Type: News

Concept   FALCO main objective is to further develop and pilot financing solutions and accompanying (policy) measures in support of local climate action plans in Flanders. This unique combination of financing & accompanying measures will lift existing financial & non-financial barriers and will unlock a sustainable energy investments potential that has been left untapped until now.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: Link

October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.   The course’s first edition in Spain is organised by everis Group, which was officially approved by the USGBC to offer this programme with support from the Green Building Factory.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: News

Concept and Objectives:   ETIP-B-SABS 2 will support and empower renewable fuel and bioenergy stakeholders’ contributions to the Energy Union and, more specifically, the Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   The building renovation sector is challenged by an investment gap due to the high degree of investment risk and long payback times. Since models based on the linear economy principle are not suitable to meet the energy emergency of existing buildings, circular economy models emerge as an adequate alternative.  
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a form of ‘creative financing’ for capital improvement which allows funding energy upgrades from cost reductions.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
Type: Link