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European Commission boosts energy innovation with €3.25 million in cash prizes

  On 5 July 2016, the European Commission launched three Horizon Prizes to encourage innovation and find solutions to challenges in the area of energy.   Worth a total of €3.25 million and funded under Horizon 2020 -the EU's research and...

2014: EU final energy consumption registers its lowest value in 15 years!

A new report by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) describes 2000 – 2014 consumption and efficiency trends in EU.   The report aims at showing the present status of energy consumption in the EU-28, covering the four main energy...

REHVA Institutional Supporter: a new concept for the federation

Become the first REHVA Institutional Supporter   REHVA has created a new concept of Supporters: the INSTITUTIONAL Supporters   REHVA Institutional Supporters are reputable Universities, research centres and institutional bodies that...

REHVA Guidebooks summer stock availability

REHVA Guidebooks provide a global perspective on specific HVAC topics. They are tools that can disseminate the latest knowledge and technologies to REHVA members and all HVAC professionals. REHVA offers special discounts and deals for...

China: tackling the challenges of sustainable development in an urban context

The Eleventh Conference on Urban Development and Planning   The year of 2016 is a crucial year for Chinese Government to implement the 13th Five-Year Plan and a decisive stage in finishing building a moderately prosperous...

EC Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR) indistinct about role of Building Efficiency

The European Commission’s Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR) addressing the so-called non-ETS sectors of the economy which should contribute to reducing emissions by 30% by 2030 compared to 2005 – by setting of national binding targets is...

EC presents package of measures to accelerate Europe’s transition to a low-carbon economy

  On 20 July 2016, the European Commission presented a package of measures to accelerate the shift to low-carbon emissions in all sectors of the economy in Europe. This proposal will help Member States prepare for the future and keep...

European Commission requests BULGARIA to comply with EU provisions reducing the energy consumption of buildings

  On 22 July 2016, the European Commission released a fact sheet containing its key decisions of the July infringement package. In this context, the EC has sent a reasoned opinion to Bulgaria to request the correct transposition of all...

Infrastructures & Urban services: The third database on Construction21

Currently pioneers in highlighting content related to sustainable construction and green city, the Construction21 platforms are poised to welcome a new database. After eco-friendly buildings and exemplary districts, this tool will...

Tafilalt: Algeria's first eco-friendly desert city

The eco-city in the Sahara is a 20-year project to make the desert bloom with all residents helping to plant trees and recycle waste As we drove to the top of the hill, a terraced garden surrounded by low stone walls reared out of the...