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STEP-2-SPORT Final Event: Nearly Zero Energy Sport Buildings

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Final Meeting of Step2Sport: Project presentation, NZEB policies and impact of the building sector



The STEP-2-SPORT project will hold its final meeting on 21 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. The event aims to highlight the project’s outcomes and present all the latest policies and trends on Nearly Zero Energy Buildings. It will look into how sport facilities can reach the nearly zero energy concepts by showcasing energy improvement measures implemented, as well as by providing useful tools and recommendations developed within the project to support the energy renovation of sport buildings. The event will offer an opportunity for sport owners, sport facility managers, representatives of public authorities, policy makers, facilitators, energy efficiency professionals as well as other stakeholders to actively exchange and share their views on how to support the energy refurbishment of existing sport buildings.


The event's topics are the following:


  • EU policies in the field of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB)
  • Sport sector & Nearly Zero Energy Buildings
  • Project presentation: General overview & video, Roadmap, Benchmarking Tool, Lessons learnt and policy recommendations
  • Presentation of a pilot project (Poland)
  • Presentation of a twin project (neZEH project)
  • Point of view of the European ESCO sector
  • Impact of the building sector in global emissions with special reference to sport buildings
  • EU Environmental policies beyond 2020


About the STEP-2-SPORT project


The STEP-2-SPORT project aims to support the refurbishment of the existing sport buildings through step by step renovation towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB), contributing to the EU energy objectives. The project covers the field Integrated Initiatives, focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy use in buildings. Sport facilities can account for up to 10% of annual energy consumption of the building sector.



For further information, please visit the event's website at the link below.



Updated on 13/02/2017

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