SHERPA (SHared knowledge for Energy Renovation in buildings by Public Administrations) is a Testing and Capitalising EU project financed by the Interreg Med Programme under Specific Objective 2.1 (“to raise capacity for better management of energy in public buildings at transnational level”).
Post date: 18 Jul 2017
This website is linked to an ongoing study (ending July 2018) that will provide technical support to the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission (EC) in order to feed the negotiations and decision process regarding potentially setting up a ‘Smart Readiness Indicator for Buildings’, as mentioned in the proposal by the EC for a revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive-EPBD (where it was called "smartness indicator").
Post date: 17 Jul 2017
The Horizon 2020 funded DREEAM project (Demonstrating an integrated Renovation approach for Energy Efficiency At the Multi-building scale) aims to show that renovating at a larger scale opens the opportunity for a better integration of renewable energy and is generally more cost effective. The project demonstrates a multi-building and single owner renovation approach that can achieve a 75% reduction of total energy demand.
Post date: 14 Jul 2017
Internet users can assess the solar potential of their roofs through a platform developed by Google. The online “calculator”, which was only accessible in the US, has now reached Europe, starting in Germany
Despite increasing talk about renewable energy, many people remain far removed from what’s going on. To tackle this, various projects have been developed over the years helping users to better understand and use green energy sources.
Post date: 13 Jul 2017
The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC) contributes to the common objective of the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C
Post date: 11 Jul 2017
PERFORMER project started in September 2013 and after nearly 48 months, the team is close to delivering an innovative solution which aims to close the energy gap by facilitating the identification and targeting of a range of energy management opportunities.
Post date: 10 Jul 2017
Handbook for the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) by the European Public Sector - Strategic action for construction sector performance: driving value, innovation and growth
This handbook responds to the growing challenges faced by governments and public clients to stimulate economic growth and competitiveness while delivering value for public money through the wider introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Post date: 7 Jul 2017
This is the fifth issue of the ZERO-PLUS (Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology) research project newsletter.
Post date: 6 Jul 2017
The 9th Guangzhou International Solar Photovoltaic Exhibition 2017 will take place 16 - 18 August, 2017 and covers an exhibition area of about 30,000 square meters therefore making the PV Guangzhou 2017 one of the largest solar PV exhibitions in South China.
Venue: China Import and Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Post date: 5 Jul 2017
Smart Cities aims to popularize modern technologies and practices that can turn our cities into more eco-friendly and effective systems. It is a meeting point for solution providers and consumers. The parallel conference offers a chance to obtain information on current trends, legislation and perspectives. Among the event participants are companies offering solutions for passive houses, public transport innovations, energy efficient lighting, software for smart buildings and industry, etc.
Post date: 5 Jul 2017