Research & Innovation

A range of breakthrough eco-building solutions which tackle the emerging problem of indoor air quality have been presented by the ECO-SEE project at the Ecobuild construction fair in London.   The solutions include novel insulation, coating and panel products which improve air quality by passively regulating humidity, capturing VOCs, and removing indoor organic pollutants through photocatalysis. External and internal wall panels have also been developed, in addition to design tools to support end users.
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Type: News

3 webinars on the public procurement of innovative solutions and innovative financing for energy efficiency investments   The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is organising 3 webinars on the procurement of energy efficient solutions on Wednesday 22 March 2017.     €20 million of funding is available under Horizon 2020  
Post date: 15 Mar 2017
Type: Event

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) founded in 1980, is a non-profit organisation aiming to advance energy efficiency policies, programmes, technologies, investments, and behaviours. More specifically, the ACEEE, focusing on energy policy, research and outreach:  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: Link

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
Type: News

The FISSAC project involves stakeholders at all levels of the construction and demolition value chain to develop a methodology and software platform, to facilitate information exchange, that can support industrial symbiosis networks and replicate pilot schemes at local and regional levels.   The model will be based on three sustainability pillars:
Post date: 13 Jan 2017
Type: Link

What can energy managers expect from 2017?   As a busy energy manager, chances are you don't have time to scan Twitter all day to stay on top of the latest energy efficiency news and trends. With such an overload of information, it's more important than ever to know not only what's going on but what is worth your time and attention in such a dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving industry. And what better moment than the beginning of a brand new year to get a head start?  
Post date: 13 Jan 2017
Type: Event

The European project CREATE has started over a year ago, and the video summarizing key information about the project is now available.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2016
Type: Link

FENIX TNT s.r.o. is pleased to invite you to the BRIMEE project conference. The project has developed sustainable bio-renewable indoor materials based on the Nano Crystalline Cellulose (NCC) foam for energy efficient buildings. The NCC foam technology was invented by Melodea Ltd. and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.
Post date: 16 Dec 2016
Type: Event

SCALING UP DEEP ENERGY RENOVATIONS UNLEASHING THE POTENTIAL THROUGH INNOVATION & INDUSTRIALISATION   The Buildings Performance Institute Europe and the Industrial Innovation for Competitiveness (i24c) initiative explored, in a multi-stakeholder process, how Europe can rapidly ramp up the innovation and competitiveness of the construction sector throughout the entire value chain to scale up the depth and rate of energy renovation.  
Post date: 17 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

The upcoming “Accelerating Clean Energy Innovation Strategy” should address two core political priorities of the European Union: building a resilient and energy efficient energy system and built environment with a forward-looking climate change policy and giving a new boost to jobs, growth and investment.
Post date: 16 Nov 2016
Type: News