Residential buildings

Between November 2017 and January 2018 we carried our research into the provision and selection of privately rented student housing across the seven SAVES 2 countries - Bulgaria, Cyprus, Greece, Ireland, Lithuania, Romania and the UK. Recently this analysis of current trends in the rental accommodation market for students was made public and we can now provide some insights.
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: News

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:  
Post date: 10 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The REVALUE partners delivered factsheets with recommendations for key stakeholders on how best to ensure energy efficiency is included in the process.   To avoid stranded assets in their portfolio, housing providers were encouraged to instruct valuers to consider the value impact of energy efficiency, enhance their collection of energy performance data and develop a long-term business plan to optimise energy efficiency.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Link

A new guidebook on "How to develop a Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plan (SECAP)" has just been released by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre.   Now aligned with the 2030 Covenant of Mayors target, the guidebook has been enriched with information on climate change adaptation, which is one of the three pillars of the movement in Europe.   The guidebook is divided into three parts:
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

Organized by the H2020 project DR-BOB (Demand Response in Block of Buildings) in collaboration with BUILD UP, the webinar addressed the demand response technology readiness levels for energy management in blocks of buildings.   The webinar was moderated by Giulia Pedrocchi, from BUILD UP, who presented the portal, the project and the speakers.  
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: News

The 2018 joint AIVC – TightVent – venticool conference Smart Ventilation for buildings in Juan-Les-Pins, France, proved highly successful with more than 200 participants from 27 countries attending the event and confirming once again the continuously growing interest in the fields of building & ductwork airtightness, (smart) ventilation, IAQ & health and ventilative/resilient cooling.
Post date: 5 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

The GRETA project aims at demonstrating the potential of shallow geothermal energy in the Alpine Space. This kind of tools helps fostering the integration of this technology into future energy plans at different administrative levels.  
Post date: 3 Dec 2018
Type: Publication

Scottish Ministers designated energy efficiency as a national infrastructure priority in 2015, recognising the many benefits delivered by improving the energy performance of our buildings.
Post date: 30 Nov 2018
Type: Publication

Agenda   10:45 - 11:20 | Registration and welcome by the host, Rob van Eijkeren, Director of House of Dutch Provinces   11:20 - 11:50 | Energiesprong: from vision to multi markets scaling enabled by Transition Zero Ron van Erck, Energiesprong, Head of International Market Development  
Post date: 28 Nov 2018
Type: Event