Legislation, regulations, standards

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: News

To debate policies and initiatives to promote the use of these innovative materials to decarbonise construction the ISOBIO project partners invite policy makers, industry, civil society groups and all interested stakeholders to an event on 29 January in Brussels.   
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: Event

Join the Nottingham Team on Monday, 28th January 2019, 15.00h (UTC+0) to learn more on innovative procurement for domestic energy retrofitting  
Post date: 15 Jan 2019
Type: Event

Project creation, personal networking, the offering of services, the sharing of experiences and the reaching of inspirations is possible on Smart Cities development. Any possibility of building a future becomes real in Greencities due to an unique opportunity of networking with all the agents implied, in an environment that helps to inspire and develop the cities of the future.  
Post date: 11 Jan 2019
Type: Event

PROGRAMME Thursday, 1 March 2019  - 14.00 Parallel sessions  -Higher energy efficiency and lower business risks - Reducing the energy performance gap in buildings (MOEEBIUS) -Energy efficiency for urban regeneration (BuildHeat)
Post date: 10 Jan 2019
Type: Event

This paper focuses on the definition of Nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs) that represent one of the greatest opportunities to increase energy savings in Europe. As this term appears to be subject to different interpretations, the paper explores the NZEB literature to provide an overview of definitions. The analysis underlines inconsistencies and critical issues among them.
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

Ecobuild is one of the worldwide largest events for ecological design, sustainable construction and enviromental protection. Exhibitors represent the complete spectrum of sustainable construction products, for new build and refurbishment, residential and commercial projects. The best-known names in the sector continue to choose Ecobuild as their most important marketing platform seeking out and highlighting the continuing opportunities for sustainable construction.
Post date: 9 Jan 2019
Type: Event

In the recast Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD, 2010/31/EU), the term Nearly Zero-Energy Building (commonly abbreviated as NZEB) was introduced and defined as a “building that has a very high energy performance… the nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable sources, including energy from renewable sources produced on-site or nearby” (Art. 2).
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
Type: News

For HRE4, it is the closing event where the final low-carbon heating and cooling strategies will be presented and their implementation at the national level will be discussed.   The complementary ReUseHeat workshop will focus on mapping of urban excess heat sources, business models and bankability of such projects.   Event Topics/panels:
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
Type: Event

The REVALUE project partners have delivered recommendations for key stakeholders on how best to ensure energy efficiency is included in the valuation process. There are long-term risk implications for low energy performance properties and the lending industry is beginning to recognise this. Here is a short video summarising the main risks and recommendations.
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
Type: Link