Energy performance certification

  This paper, released in March 2017, sets out the key messages from the Europe Regional Network (ERN) of the World Green Building Council (WGBC) on the key elements of the Clean Energy Package impacting Green Building Councils (GBCs) and the regional network.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2017
Type: Note

Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their construction projects while educating consumers about the financial and other benefits. Financial institutions – through the issuance of Green Mortgages tied to certified Green Homes – can significantly reduce their mortgage default risk and raise the asset valuation of homes they finance and can, therefore, offer a lower cost of financing.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

The annual report of 2016 of the International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme has been published.   This report presents an overview of the Programme's main activities with summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects.   Some of the highlights include:  
Post date: 3 Apr 2017
Type: News

This report presents an overview of the main activities of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Implementing Agreement on Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Programme. It includes summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It includes three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information as well as a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.  
Post date: 3 Apr 2017
Type: Publication

Der bundesdeutsche Treffpunkt für das jährliche Update zum Thema Energiewende   Als Leitveranstaltung der Energiewende in Deutschland bieten die ENERGIETAGE einen einmaligen Überblick über die aktuellen politischen, wirtschaftlichen und technischen Entwicklungen. Die über 50 Fachveranstaltungen mit rund 300 Referentinnen und Referenten richten sich an Entscheider aus Politik, Verwaltung, Verbänden, an Experten aus der Energie- und Wohnungswirtschaft oder öffentliche Einrichtungen sowie an Architekten, Ingenieure und Consultants.  
Post date: 31 Mar 2017
Type: Event

For a sustainable, safer and more competitive Europe     In November 2016, the European Commission presented the Clean Energy for all Europeans package, providing proposals designed to show that the clean energy transition is the growth sector of the future, and to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing global energy markets.  
Post date: 31 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

How to make Renovate Europe's NZEB vision a reality by 2050?    
Post date: 30 Mar 2017
Type: Note

Making Europe’s buildings highly energy efficient - Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD    
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: Note

Improvements needed to the EU Winter Package: EED and EPBD    
Post date: 29 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

BPIE - Buildings Performance Institute Europe-  has released two reports to foster the transition to smart buildings.  
Post date: 28 Mar 2017
Type: Publication