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SENSEI, a project supported by the Horizon 2020 funding programme, enables energy efficiency to be rewarded as an energy resource and a new grid service while turning the energy efficiency retrofit project value into an investable asset for private financing. It combines pay-for-performance (P4P) arrangements with the Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) model, making buildings more energy-efficient and attractive for third-party investors.   AGENDA Welcome, Filippos Anagnostopoulos, IEECP
Post date: 6 Dec 2022
Type: Event

The European Commission proposed a temporary emergency regulation to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy within the plan to end the European Union’s dependence on Russian fossil fuels.  
Post date: 5 Dec 2022
Type: News

The European Green Deal (EGD) is the single most defining policy initiative of the Von der Leyen Commission. Since its publication in December 2019, it has become the European Union’s (EU) new raison d’être: protecting the planet and Europeans from environmental degradation, through a holistic approach to the energy transition, while promoting sustainable growth and a just transition with no social group or territory left behind.   
Post date: 4 Dec 2022
Type: Publication

Energy Efficiency 2022 is the IEA’s primary annual analysis on global developments in energy efficiency markets and policy. It explores recent trends in energy intensity, demand and efficiency-related investment, innovation, policy and technology while also discussing key questions facing policy makers.   
Post date: 4 Dec 2022
Type: Publication

The 2022 report, published on 18 October 2022, is the third report since the adoption of the European Green Deal and the first after the adoption of the REPowerEU plan. It highlights the challenges that the energy sector has faced in the past 12 months and the progress made in addressing both shorter-term issues and Europe’s long-term climate goals.
Post date: 30 Nov 2022
Type: Publication

Never has it been more important to ensure that Europeans can cover the energy needs of their buildings in an affordable and environmentally friendly way. Climate change acceleration, geopolitical challenges and the energy crisis make the three traditional pillars of European energy policy as relevant as ever: (i) security of supply, (ii) competitiveness, (iii) sustainability.  
Post date: 28 Nov 2022
Type: News

The Мunicipality of Athens has announced preliminary results for its ‘Façade’ (Πρόσοψη) programme. The programme aims for a cosmetic improvement of the Greek capital’s urban environment by helping homeowners clean up and rejuvenate decaying buildings.  
Post date: 25 Nov 2022
Type: News

Over the last two years construction companies have operated in a very different risk landscape, which continues to bring challenges throughout the supply chain.   Those that have weathered the storm so far continue to experience delays and disruption as the Russia-Ukraine crisis adds to the pain caused by Brexit and the pandemic.   This article explores:  
Post date: 16 Nov 2022
Type: Publication

Construction firms need to recruit and invest in both traditional and new digital skills to harness post-pandemic growth. But talent shortages, inflation, the cost-of-living crisis, and Brexit, are getting in the way. That’s according to the report "UK construction in 2022: Addressing talent challenges for the future workforce", published by Autodesk.  
Post date: 16 Nov 2022
Type: News

Innovative techniques and technologies are set to drive growth, yet the industry faces major challenges in finding people with the right digital construction skills. Rebecca De Cicco, global chair of Women in BIM and principal for digital enablement at Aurecon, says it is time for action.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2022
Type: News