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Register now! Webinar on ExcEED project Database: from data to information to knowledge

The H2020 ExcEED project takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by last generation of buildings.   The project answers the need for transparency and comparability of energy performance calculations. The scope of ExcEED is to create a European...

Horizon Impact Award, call for applicants

The European Commission has launched the first Horizon Impact Award. This prize acknowledges and rewards the most influential and impactful projects under Horizon 2020 or FP7. Can you demonstrate that you have valorized your results and created a...

Energy Charter Treaty: Commission asks for mandate to negotiate modernisation of investment provisions

The Commission adopted today a draft mandate to engage -- on behalf of the European Union in the negotiations to modernise the Energy Charter Treaty (ECT) -- a plurilateral trade and investment agreement applicable to the energy sector to...

BERTIM project Newsletter #8

BERTIM project achieves its end. Now, going beyond the last month of project duration, some of very tangible BERTIM results are presented. In this final project newsletter, some photos taken during BERTIM modules installation in Charite...

210 European Mayors Demand EU Emissions Peak by 2020, Halve by 2030 and Reach Net-Zero by 2050

Mayors and leaders of 210 cities across Europe, representing 62 million citizens have today urged the European Council and Member States to step up the EU’s climate commitments, to show global leadership and drive ambition to make rapid...

Meeting Simone Lowthe-Thomas, a renewable energy and sustainable development vision

Simone Lowthe-Thomas is Chief Executive Officer of Severn Wye Energy Agency (UK) and FEDARENE Vice-President for Energy Efficiency (Buildings & Behavior).   With over 25 years’ experience working in the fields of Renewable Energy and...

Cutting cities' emissions does have economic benefits – and these ultimately outweigh the costs

The politics of climate change in Australia has always been about the costs of change. It’s often debated in terms of we can’t afford or can afford to pay for the changes needed to our power, transport and building systems. However, the...

Report on the EMIRI Tech Talk on Advanced Materials for Energy Efficient Buildings

The Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI) organised a “TECH TALK” event on March 7, 2019 in Brussels.   Phillipe Jacques, EMIRI Managing Director, launched the workshop by presenting the objectives of the association. He...

WorldGBC launches Air Quality in the Built Environment campaign

We spend 90% of our time indoors and it's estimated that 92% of the air in the places we live is unsafe to breathe. That’s why 30 GBCs as part of our Better Places for People global project are working to combat global air pollution from...

Energy efficient renovation of public buildings in cities / Joint Interreg-EU funded call for proposal

The 4th call for proposals of Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE is devoted to the exploitation of outputs and results being delivered by projects funded by the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme within the first two calls. This call is restricted to...