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EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017: and the winners are...

On 20 June, the winners of the 2017 EU Sustainable Energy Awards have been announced at the Awards Ceremony which took place at the Résidence Palace Hotel in Brussels in the context of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017.   The evening focused on...

BUILD UP survey: Give us your opinion!

Since January, the BUILD UP webportal is accessible in seven languages in order to foster exchange of information among peers across Europe.   Although translation is automatically generated, we would be interested in your views on whether this...

ECO-SEE: Linking energy efficiency with health at EUSEW17

Buildings account for around half of the EU’s total energy consumption. As a result, energy efficiency of buildings is a major theme in the European Commission’s Clean Energy for All Europeans package of proposals and a focus of this year’...

EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2017: and the winners are...

On 20 June, the winners of the 2017 EU Sustainable Energy Awards have been announced at the Awards Ceremony which took place at the Résidence Palace Hotel in Brussels in the context of the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017.   The evening...

EEFIG Underwriting Guide, building knowledge and capability of evaluating value and risks of energy efficiency projects

At the end of 2016 the Commission launched the Smart Financing for Smart Buildings initiative as part of the Clean Energy for All Europeans Package. The initiative promotes more effective use of public funds through innovative financing...

Interactive game for saving energy in the office developed by the START2ACT project

 Europa Media and Geonardo are a group of SMEs and well familiar with the need to apply energy saving practices in their offices. In fact, that is where the inspiration for the START2ACT project began. Now, as the project is in its second...

Women in Architecture Award 2017 - Registration

ARVHA, Association for Research on the City and Housing, launches the fifth edition of Women Architects Prize - 2017 (Prix des femmes architectes) with the support of Ministry of Culture and Communication and the Ministry of Family,...

Foyer Anderlechtois Social Housing Association to renovate 86 properties using VELUX’s RenovActive concept

The VELUX Group today announces that its RenovActive concept will be used by Belgian Social Housing Association, “Le Foyer Anderlechtois” to renovate 86 of their properties in the Anderlecht area of Brussels. VELUX’s RenovActive project...

France pledges to increase climate action commitments

France has vowed to go beyond its initial international commitments under the Paris Agreement, and will launch a new initiative to attract climate change expertise from across the globe. According to government spokesman, Christophe...

Pittsburgh to aim for 100% renewable energy by 2035

The city of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania plans to transition to 100% renewable energy, including wind and solar, by 2035, Mayor Bill Peduto said on Friday 2 June.  Mayor Peduto announced that he was joining the coalition “Mayors for 100%...