building energy performance

To keep global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, accelerating a radical shift to smarter energy use is crucial. Within the private sector the transition has already begun, yet it is not happening fast enough – and millions of dollars in energy savings remain untapped. Buildings are crucial targets for lowering emissions. They are what make up our rapidly expanding urban landscapes, their construction and architectural shape in turn shaping everyday human lives. Yet they also represent 32% of global energy consumption and a quarter of global human induced CO2 emissions.
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: Link

The United Nations Global Compact, DNV GL and Sustainia have released the Global Opportunity Report, which turns some of the world’s biggest challenges into sustainable business opportunities.
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The 13th REHVA World Congress, CLIMA 2019, will be held from 26th till 29th of May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania.  The congress theme is "Built environment facing climate change" featuring discussions about the capacity of new and refurbished buildings, and technical building systems to mitigate climate change in an energy efficient manner while respecting comfort and security requirements.  The conference covers 4 main topics : •    Modern HVAC&R&S Technology and Indoor Environment Quality •    High Energy Performance and Sustainable Buildings
Post date: 22 Jun 2018
Type: Event

ENERHAT (Energy Housing Assessment Tool) is an application that enables tenants, owners and real estate agents to obtain information on energy labels and the state of conservation of residential buildings, to compare the energy efficiency of the dwellings with similar buildings, to assess the investment needed to carry out improvements and finally to apply for subsidies to undertake the reform.
Post date: 22 Jun 2018
Type: Tool

ENERPAT (Energy Planning Assessment Tool), is an application that enables professionals in the building sector (architects, urban planners, builders, technicians and municipal managers) to assess the state of the residential building stock and define rehabilitation strategies to improve the energy efficiency of the buildings.
Post date: 22 Jun 2018
Type: Tool

The 7th edition of the EeB PPP Project Review has been published. This yearly publication presents the progress of a portfolio of 168 European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. 110 projects are co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 58 projects are co-funded under the Horizon 2020 programme between 2014 and 2017.
Post date: 18 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

It is estimated that more than 70% of the detached single-family houses in Poland (3.6 million) have no, or inadequate, thermal insulation. Heating technology is outdated and the most frequently used fuel is coal, burned in old coal-fired boilers, largely contributing to air pollution. Only 1% of all houses in Poland can be considered as energy efficient and were mainly built in the last few years.
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The Report "Understanding user needs" is an analytic report based on a survey of 1500+ participants from Bulgaria, Poland and Portugal.   The iBRoad project aims to eliminate barriers to deep renovation by developing an Individual Building Renovation Roadmap for single-family houses. The tool provides a customised renovation plan over a long-term period (10-20 years), which considers the occupants’ needs and specific situations.  
Post date: 12 Jun 2018
Type: News

On June 7 the event Energy Efficient Buildings – Plan. Invest. Renovate!, final conference of the EU-funded project EmBuild took place in Belgrade.At the event, the Navigator, a comprehensive online guidance tool providing practitioners in Europe with practical instructions on how to design and implement a renovation strategy for buildings, was launched.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2018
Type: Tool

We would like to invite you to the "The future of energy storage" workshop, which will take place on 27th June 2018 from 11:30 to 15:30 within Sustainable Places 2018 in Aix-Les_Bains, France.
Post date: 6 Jun 2018
Type: Event