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Engineering Firms - How to leverage your content to better design and increase coordination ?

This Webinar explains how to better manage, organize and collaborate on your BIM content library, as well as how to better design, increase coordination and facilitate the delivery of as built models.   The BIM&CO team will address...

The Psychology of Green Buildings: 15 Research-Backed Benefits

It’s no secret that green buildings help businesses lower their carbon footprint and cut back on operational costs. However, can buildings also affect the health of the occupants? Research shows that green building features such as clean...

Renovated buildings: assessment of the HQE Performance ACV Renovation test

In 2017, the HQE-GBC Alliance launched a test for renovated buildings in order to mobilize stakeholders around a common methodology and to identify the levers of action for renovation with a low environmental impact. The objective of this...

MOEEBIUS celebrates project’s final conference as part of the World Sustainable Energy Days 2019

MOEEBIUS project faces the challenge of reducing energy consumption in the building sector, based on modelling optimization of energy efficiency in buildings for urban sustainability. Project’s ambition was to  elaborate...

11th International BUILDAIR Symposium - programme is published

Reports from professional associations, background information on ISO 9972 with its specific national annexes, and lectures on measurement in practice, on ventilation, sealing and bonding as well as on leakages in the building envelope,...

Renewable energy in the EU: 11 Member States already achieved their 2020 targets

In 2017, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy, in the European Union (EU), reached 17.5%, up from 17.0% in 2016 and more than double the share in 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data are...

Energy consumption continues to rise in Europe, according to Eurostat

In 2017, energy consumption in the European Union (EU) continued to increase for the third consecutive year, thus moving away from the energy efficiency targets. Primary energy consumption amounted to 1,561 million tonnes...

Key ingredients for a smart urban district

Smart city expert Ali Vasallo Belver shares the lesson learnt from an innovative integrated retrofitting strategy across Europe As awareness grows about the need to live more sustainably, policy action towards "greening"...

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...

ZERO-PLUS: Achieving near Zero and positive energy settlements in Europe

ZERO-PLUS is a Project focusing on achieving near Zero and positive energy settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology. Its goal is to provide the market with an innovative, yet readily implementable system for Near Zero Energy...

Smart district heating systems pilot project in Ljubljana

As one of the largest energy distribution companies in Slovenia, Energetika Ljubljana manages two of Slovenia’s largest infrastructure systems for remote energy supply: the Ljubljana district heating system and the Ljubljana gas...

Can you afford to heat your home? National and EU data from EUROSTAT

In 2017, 8 % of the European Union (EU) population said in an EU-wide survey that they could not afford to heat their home sufficiently. This share peaked in 2012 (11 %), and has fallen continuously in subsequent years.   The situation in...

BIM4Ren project – How do you use BIM in renovation processes?

BIM4REN is a European funded research project involving 23 European partners. Its general objective is to help improving the low productivity rate of the European construction sector in the market segment of energy renovation. By...

Ban Ki-moon to give opening keynote speech at MIPIM 2019

Ban Ki-moon, the eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations, will give the opening keynote speech at MIPIM on Tuesday 12 March at 2:00 pm in the Palais des Festivals in Cannes. He will share his vision of the new global challenges,...

Twenty-two million smart homes in Europe: from science-fiction to reality

Energy-saving devices and ‘smart speakers’ are selling in record-breaking numbers, and driving hi-tech market development. However, obstacles remain due to a lack of digital skills among consumers and inconsistent service levels...

European Energy Service Award 2019: registration open!

The European Energy Service Award is back! Since 2005, the Berliner Energieagentur and the European Commission honour companies and projects for outstanding efforts and achievements in energy services.   The awarding ceremony of the ...

EIT Climate-KIC Launches Strategy for 2019-2022

EIT Climate-KIC, innovation community established and funded by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, has released its 2019-2022 strategy: ‘Transformation, in time’. Focusing on systemic change is a pivot in the organisation...

Last chance to apply to the PROSPECT peer-to-peer learning programme

The 3rd and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! Is your city/region trying to secure financing to achieve ambitious energy and climate objectives? Or do you have projects/activities in sustainable financing that you...

3CEA: 5th Expert Mission of the ManagEnergy Programme in Ireland

3CEA is delighted to have been selected for the EU Expert Mission as part of the EU funded ManagEnergy Programme. Christiane Egger from Upper Austria’s Energiesparverband OO spent 3 days at 3CEA in Kilkenny, Ireland exploring how to...

Close the circularity gap to avert catastrophic climate change, Davos told today

A new report by Circle Economy, supported by EIT Climate-KIC, says governments barely consider circular economy measures in strategies to meet a 1.5 degree target. We are in Davos today to support the launch of the report.   The world can...