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Webinar on STUNNING: Innovative business models and smart financing for the deep renovation of European buildings

The annual rate of home and commercial building renovation is well under the 3% required to achieve European climate and energy goals. There is a need to accelerate investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions to boost...
This webinar took place 28 March. The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.
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Financial Toolkit, European Project

ABRACADABRA (ABRA) is an acronym that outlines this research project’s premise: ‘Assistant Buildings’ addition to Retrofit, Adopt, Cure And Develop the Actual Buildings up to zeRo energy, Activating a market for deep renovation’.   The...
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Hotmaps: the open source mapping and planning tool for heating and cooling

The Hotmaps project aims at designing a toolbox to support public authorities, energy agencies and urban planners in strategic heating and cooling planning on local, regional and national levels, and in line with EU policies.   The beta-...
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The European Industrial Energy Efficiency good Practices platform

European Industrial Energy Efficiency good Practices platform: the platform dedicated to energy efficiency "Good Practices" in the main industrial sectors.   EU-MERCI project, aimed at fostering and facilitating the implementation of...
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ABRACADABRA Technical Toolkit

Description of the toolkit Technical Toolkit guides and outlines process for stakeholders to understand, assess and implement the technical assessment required for successful building renovation projects with AddOns. The energy-economic...
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Webinar on iBRoad – My path towards an energy efficient home

Renovating a building can be complex and time consuming. For building owners, the lack of knowledge about what to do, and in which order to implement renovation measures, is one of the main obstacles to improving the energy performance of...
This webinar took place 5 March. The webinar recording is availabre in our YouTube channel and the presentation through this link.
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Passive House Planning Package (PHPP) 9 & DesignPH

https://passivehouseplus.ie/magazine/insight/phpp-9-designph   The energy balance and planning tool for efficient buildings and refurbishments The PHPP is an easy to use planning tool for energy efficiency for the use of architects and...
The latest versions of PHPP and designPH are intended to make passive house design both easier and more accurate than ever before — and to plan for a future powered by renewable energy.
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Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST)

The aim of the Urban Adaptation Support Tool (UAST) is to assist cities, towns and other local authorities in developing, implementing and monitoring climate change adaptation plans. UAST was developed as a practical guidance for urban...
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Webinar on Smart and Technology Equipped Buildings – new features from the amended EPBD

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started! Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency legislation...
This webinar took place February 13. The webinar recording is availabre here and the presentation here.
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Modelica Buildings library

The Modelica Buildings library is a free open-source library with dynamic simulation models for building and district energy and control systems. The library contains models for: HVAC systems, controls, heat transfer among rooms and the...
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Fit-to-NZEB: a training tool to enhance knowledge and skills on NZEB

The FIT-TO-NZEB project aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in all participating countries - Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Austria and Greece - through unique educational...
Fit-to-NZEB is an Horizon 2020 project dedicated to improve the knowledge and skills of the building professionals to deliver quality renovations works with significant energy saving impact.
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HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool (HK BEST)

Objective HK BESTCOM:   The objective of the HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool - Commercial Buildings (Office/Retail) is to promote better energy performance for commercial buildings by: Providing an online tool for the building...
Buildings are responsible for over 90% of electricity consumption in Hong Kong and account for more than 60% of greenhouse gas emissions HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool - Commercial Buildings (Office/Retail) and Office Occupants...
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eQUEST simulation software

eQuest is a freeware, easy to use building energy use analysis tool which provides professional-level results with an affordable level of effort. It allows users to perform detailed analysis of today's state-of-the-art building design...
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The RentalCal Tool

The Horizon 2020 funded RentalCal project (European Rental Housing Framework for the Profitability Calculation of Energetic Retrofitting Investments) aims to improve market transparency for energy efficiency investments in the rental...
RentalCal tool - Rentability Calculation of Energy Efficiency Investments.
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Prosolis Webtool

Since these last years, the application of the European Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) has led to a higher interest in summer comfort issue. In this context, the design of glazing complexes (glazing and solar shading) is a...
Web Tool for Thermal and Daylight Characteristics Comparison of Glazing Complexes
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Webinar on new EPBD tools to trigger renovations: building renovation passports and better access to financing

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!   Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency legislation...
This webinar took place 11 December. The webinar recording is availabre here and the presentation here.
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Tracking Clean Energy Progress

The International Energy Agency-IEA’s newly-enhanced Tracking Clean Energy Progress provides a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of a full range of energy technologies and sectors that are critical in a global clean-energy transition....
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Webinar on Demand Response Technology Readiness Levels for Energy Management

Organized by the H2020 project DR-BOB (Demand Response in Block of Buildings) in collaboration with BUILD UP, the webinar addressed the demand response technology readiness levels for energy management in blocks of buildings.   The webinar...
This webinar took place 5 December. The recording of the webinar is available here.
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ENERINTOOL: a tool for financing sustainable energy projects

ENERINVEST aims to become the Spanish National Platform for financing Sustainable Energy Projects. A reference platform for consulting, meeting and dialogue among the main stakeholders in sectors involved. Technical, legal and financial...
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TOTEM Tool to Optimise the Total Environmental impact of Materials

CREATE: Totem stimulates the creativity of designers/specifiers to realize projects that combine all the requirements related to the environmental challenges of tomorrow.   EVALUATE: Totem allows the evaluation of the environmental impacts...
In order to help the Belgian construction sector to objectify and reduce the environmental impacts of buildings, the three Regions of the Country have developed the tool /on-line free plarform TOTEM [Tool to Optimize the Total...