This third issue of the MEnS project Newsletter provides news and insights on the project´s activities and links to learn more about MEnS training courses.
The MEnS project designs and implements high-level educational and training programmes for building professionals in 10 EU countries, encouraging the participation of women and unemployed professionals.
Post date: 24 Feb 2017
Automating heating and other environmental controls can bring huge savings to commercial buildings. To what extent is it possible to achieve the same results in residential homes? What is the difference between so called domotics and inmotics?
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Are you an experienced professional in the field of energy efficiency in areas such as consumer behaviour, buildings, heating and cooling, products, industry, public authorities, services, and energy efficiency financing? The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is looking to recruit highly motivated staff to carry out activities related to research, innovation, or market uptake. The system will close on 02/03 at 23:45 CET.
Post date: 17 Feb 2017
The “energy eater” European building stock is aiming for a greener future. Researchers are testing an “envelope” system combining active and passive technologies, fitted over the existing façade, to make buildings more efficient. But will it work efficiently under different temperatures, both in northern and southern Europe?
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Two solar-related projects are included in the last cut-off of the Fast Track to Innovation pilot scheme (FTI), which runs since 2015 under the EU's research and innovation programme Horizon 2020.
These projects are:
Integrated solar heating and cooling unit based on a novel zeolite chiller and heat pump:
The project receives 2,167,437.50€.
Post date: 1 Feb 2017
SEAF technology platform beta launch at 3/8 Milan event.
Financial firm Joule Assets Europe sees a promising future in Italy as it sets to launch investment tool, representing €1.2 billion worth of potential investment, in the Italian energy efficiency market.
Post date: 26 Jan 2017
On 17 January 2017, the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) organised a one-hour interactive webinar to provide those interested in communicating their projects with ideas on how to increase their outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects.
The webinar's recordings and presentations are now available at the link below.
Post date: 20 Jan 2017
On 19 January 2017, a series of Calls for Proposals opened in the context of Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2016-17 in the area of Energy Efficiency.
Post date: 19 Jan 2017
Monday 30 January 2017, 09:30 – 16:40 GMT
Post date: 18 Jan 2017
Keeping our office buildings warm and lit uses a lot of energy and nearly 40% of final energy consumption can be attributed to buildings, in which 12% of the EU building stock is either publically owned or occupied. The public sector is a large employer and is often at the forefront of climate friendly initiatives, keen to lead by example as a climate conscious organisation and employer. Working with the public sector, the Horizon 2020 funded save@work project taps into their desire to lead the way and put their own house in order by
Post date: 18 Jan 2017