energy refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

ACE-Retrofitting workshop & site visit: Understanding and accompanying owners in the energy retrofitting of their condominium     Workshop and site visit in Maastricht  
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: Event

To make new energy efficient buildings or to renovate the existing stock? That is the question. Experts from the construction sector, gathered in Rome and discussed solutions to make the second option worthwhile and cheaper.   Energy consumption in the construction sector is a key issue in the fight against climate change. It is often approached when planning new buildings, but there is little tendency to renovate the existing stock.  
Post date: 13 Nov 2017
Type: News

A56 opt - Tool to support decision making for cost-effective energy and CO2 emissions optimisation in building renovation  
Post date: 7 Nov 2017
Type: Tool

Cost-Effective Energy and Carbon Emissions Optimisation in Building Renovation (Annex 56) - Guidebook for Professional Home Owners  
Post date: 7 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

Cost-Effective Energy and Carbon Emissions Optimisation in Building Renovation (Annex 56) - Guidebook for Policy Makers   This guidebook is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA EBC) programme Annex 56: “Cost-Effective Energy and Carbon Emissions Optimisation in Building Renovation”.  
Post date: 7 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

Existing Building Energy Efficiency Renovation - International Review of Regulatory Policies  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Reducing CO2 emissions is not only about adapting new technologies, but ensuring that these technologies are also being accepted by the public.   Only when they are accepted, or better even embraced by the people, they can be implemented swiftly without any  major delays. In the past, retrofitting projects have sometimes created a strong opposition as inhabitants were never asked if they were in favour of any building improvements. Worse, they were just presented with a bill for the renovation costs. 
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: News

Download the complete October issue of REHVA journal here:  05/2017 (PDF) or read and download individual articles.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The Horizon 2020 funded project ProGETonE (Proactive synergy of inteGrated Efficient Technologies on buildings) develops and proves an integrated approach to tackle two important needs in existing buildings: safety upgrades to face future earthquakes in seismic zones and nearly zero energy consumption to be aligned with EU climate change reduction targets.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Link

Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe - A Review of Building Performance Indicators that Impact Mortgage Credit Risk  
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Publication