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BuildHEAT project

Heating consumption in the residential sector in Europe is around 2300 TWh/y, Domestic Hot Water (DHW) consumption reaches 500 TWh/y, while cooling consumption is less than 100 TWh/y.   The EU funded BuildHEAT Project (Standardised...
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BRESAER project

The EU funded BRESAER Project (BREakthrough Solutions for Adaptable Envelopes in building Refurbishment) aims to develop and demonstrate an innovative envelope system that uses cost-effective, adaptable solutions for building refurbishment...
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BAMB project

The EU funded BAMB Project – Buildings As Material Banks, will enable a systemic shift where dynamically and flexibly designed buildings can be incorporated into a circular economy. Through design and circular value chains, materials in...
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APSE project

The EU-funded APSE project (Use of eco-friendly materials for a new concept of Asphalt Pavements for a Sustainable Environment) aims to demonstrate and validate an eco-innovative design of asphalt pavements based on the integration of more...
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ADAPTIWALL project

The EU-funded ADAPTIWALL project (Multi-functional light-weight WALL panel based on ADAPTive Insulation and nanomaterials for energy efficient buildings)  focuses on developing a multifunctional and climate adaptive lightweight prefab...
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ACCEPT project

The better energy-efficient building components of today have one major flaw: The loss of efficiency through improper usage during the building process can be dramatic.   The EU-funded ACCEPT project (Assistant for Quality Check during...
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Financial incentives for the energy renovation of buildings - France

This webpage of the French agency’s ADEME website, informs on financial incentives provided by energy suppliers in France, in respect to the energy renovation of residential buildings, in the framework of the White Certificates scheme. 
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Crédit d'impôt pour la transition énergétique en France

L’article 18 bis de l’annexe IV au Code Général des Impôts est le texte réglementaire français qui liste les équipements, matériaux et appareils éligibles pour le bénéfice du crédit d'impôt sur le revenu en 2017. Ce crédit d'impôt est...
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Infinite Solutions, Energy Cities - Innovative Financing Schemes

Energy Cities is the European Association of local authorities working together on energy transition. The association was created in 1990 and now represents more than 1,000 towns and cities in 30 countries.   Infinite Solutions is a...
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Investment Plan for Europe

The investment plan for Europe was proposed by the European Commission in November 2014, following the European Council's call in June 2014 for the low levels of investment in the EU to be addressed in order to boost growth and employment...
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Marie Curie SMART GEMS Project

Smart Grid Energy Management   Smart grid is a dynamically interactive real-time infrastructure concept that encompasses the many visions of diverse energy system stakeholders. The Smart Grid is integrating the electrical and information...
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Green Loans - Greece

The major banks in Greece offer a series of loans for energy efficiency in buildings.   These include refurbishment works, installation of renewables and purchase of energy efficient appliances and systems.   Links to the programmes...
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REMOURBAN project

REMOURBAN (REgeneration MOdel for smart URBAN transformation) is a lighthouse Horizon 2020 project whose ultimate goal is to design and validate an urban regeneration model in the cities of Nottingham (UK), Valladolid (Spain) and Tepebasi/...
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Ventilation des bâtiments – Possibilités de diminution du niveau E

La ventilation influence le calcul du niveau E dans les réglementations régionales sur la performance énergétique des bâtiments (PEB). La présente Infofiche examine les possibilités de diminution de ce niveau, tant pour le résidentiel que...
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TRUST EPC SOUTH – Financing Energy Efficiency Contracting in the tertiary sector

  The Trust EPC South project, co-funded by the European Commission, aims to raise awareness of and scale up investments in energy efficiency (EE) and sustainable energy (SE) technologies in the tertiary sector. The focus of the project...
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COMBI - Calculating and Operationalising the Multiple Benefits of Energy Efficiency in Europe

  The Horizon 2020 COMBI project aims at quantifying the multiple non-energy benefits of energy efficiency in the EU-28 area. It will gather existing approaches and evidence from the EU area and develop modelling approaches. Finally, it...
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EnergieWendeBauen - Forschung für energieoptimierte Gebäude und Quartiere

Das neue Forschungsportal der Forschungsinitiative ENERGIEWENDEBAUEN ist seit April 2017 online. Mit der neugestalteten Forschungsinitiative bündelt das Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (BMWi) seine langjährigen Fördermaßnahmen...
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Sustainable Energy Investment (SEI) Forums

Sustainable Energy Investment Forums (SEI Forums) is an initiative of the European Commission aiming to boost large-scale investment and financing for sustainable energy by working with national stakeholders. It builds on the works of the ...
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“Kvarit”- reducing EU dependence of fossil fuels.

    The energy efficiency of a passive house primarily depends on integrated building elements, which separate its interior from the external environment. At the same time, bricks occupy a special place. Primitive methods for the...
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TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee - TAAC

The TightVent Airtightness Associations Committee (TightVent TAAC committee) was launched on September 26, 2012. Its primary goal is to promote reliable testing and reporting procedures.   At present the participants (TAAC members and ...