Although many cities and regions have engaged in an energy transition, financing sustainable energy measures remains a great challenge. Project investment costs are high and it seems difficult to cover them using the municipal budget and traditional financing methods only. Local and regional authorities have to be resourceful and open-minded to invent and test new financing mechanisms, business models, organisational structures and partnerships to make their sustainable energy projects happen.
Post date: 27 Mar 2017
Integration of Renewable Energies in NZEB
Tuesday, 28 March 2017,
01:00 – 02:00 pm CET Time
This is the third of a series of webinars for FREE that MEnS project is going to deliver for its e-learning platform.
Post date: 17 Mar 2017
After nearly two years of collaboration between ten partners from four countries, the end of FosterREG project is near. The project is funded from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 649846, with the closure date coming up on 31 May, 2017.
Post date: 14 Mar 2017
BUILD UP and BUILD UP Skills join efforts in sharing knowledge of energy efficiency in buildings
In the ongoing effort to promote knowledge exchange among peers, BUILD UP and BUILD UP skills project are delighted to announce their merger.
The objective is to combine the content and practical expertise of both initiatives into a single platform to offer additional training and skills to European stakeholders in energy efficiency.
Post date: 14 Mar 2017
The Affordable and Adaptable Public Buildings through Energy Efficient Retrofitting (A2PBEER) Project now has its own Youtube Channel, where you can find a series of videos produced for training purposes on energy efficient retrofitting of public buildings during the A2PBEER project.
Post date: 13 Mar 2017
Eindhoven University of Technology published, on January edition of REHVA journal, an article on how building design processes can be improved through improving process communication understanding, sharing and collaboration.
Post date: 9 Mar 2017
In line with the REELIH project, Habitat for Humanity worked with its long time partner Metropolitan Research Insitute (MRI) to conduct a study on Central and Eastern European countries having an experience with large scale renovations of multi-apartment buildings. The aim of the study was to analyse the main national subsidy schemes aiming to assist the energy efficient renovation of multi-family buildings in Central and Eastern Europe.
Post date: 8 Mar 2017
The American Solar Energy Society’s 46th annual National Solar Conference, SOLAR 2017, will be held at the University of Colorado, Denver, on October 9-12, 2017. The event will consist of technical sessions, forum discussions, plenary panels, workshops, fast-paced switch presentations, public solar displays and networking events. SOLAR 2017 is an integral part of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon (October 5-15, 2017).
Post date: 7 Mar 2017
The Energy Efficiency Data Hub is a new online tool developed by the European Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME). With interactive maps, key data and statistics, this application features the energy efficiency projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme. Several of these projects deal with the energy efficiency in buildings.
Post date: 6 Mar 2017
MOBISTYLE - Motivating end-users behavioral change by combined ICT based tools and modular information services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle.
MOBISTYLE in one sentence:
The overall aim of MOBISTYLE is to raise consumer awareness and motivate behavioral change towards energy efficient building usage by providing attractive personalized combined knowledge services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle, by ICT-based solutions.
Post date: 3 Mar 2017