Residential buildings

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

The 8th ECTP Conference took place at the Centre for Fine Arts in Brussels on November 13-14, 2018.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2018
Type: News

With 3 million enterprises and 18 million workers, the construction industry represents around 9% of the European Union GDP. However, the sector is among the least digitalised industries of the European economy. The construction industry is also responsible for about 40% of final energy consumption in the EU and generates 36% of greenhouse gases in Europe.
Post date: 27 Nov 2018
Type: News