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EU Parliament ITRE Committee votes for highly energy-efficient buildings by 2050

EU Parliament ITRE Committee votes for highly energy-efficient buildings by 2050

New measures to ensure that all new buildings in the EU are as energy-efficient as possible by 2050 were agreed by the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament.   Rules to channel the focus towards...
What is BUILD UP Skills?

BUILD UP Skills Videos | What is BUILD UP Skills?

Energy efficient buildings will play a key role in helping Europe meet its ambitious climate and energy targets. However, installing the technologies needed to make Europe's building stock greener requires a skillset that the construction industry...

Non-technological barriers to overcome for district renovation success

Top tech not enough for district renovation success!   First in a series of three “Info Packs” from CITyFiED designed to unlock valuable insights and knowledge from the project tackles overcoming non-technological...

Boosting renovation with an innovative service for home-owners

For building owners, the renovation process can be a hassle, shaped by the ambiguity of the measures to implement. Uncertainty is one of the reasons why the renovation rate continues to linger around 1% and private investments remain...

Industrial Innovation Info Days 2017: EC presentations and EeB PPP project ideas now available

Around 1000 stakeholders discussed the future of European industry at the Industrial Innovation Info Days, organised by the EC DG Research & Innovation on 3 and 4 October 2017 in Brussels, Belgium. The event provided...

La Galerie by WE in association with World Climate Summit

Building on the success of 2015 in Paris for COP21, La Galerie by WE is taking place this year in Bonn, Germany, in association with World Climate Summit.    During the second and decisive week of COP23 -from 14 to 16 November- La Galerie...

Torrelago reaches prestigeous district heating award finals

CITyFiED’s Spanish demonstration site has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious Global District Energy Climate Awards - with winners due to be announced at an international conference 24-25 October in Doha, Qatar.    The...

EU Parliament ITRE Committee votes for highly energy-efficient buildings by 2050

New measures to ensure that all new buildings in the EU are as energy-efficient as possible by 2050 were agreed by the Industry, Research and Energy Committee (ITRE) of the European Parliament.   Rules to channel the...

Four technologies shaping up green energy today

Photosynthesis discovery can help design more efficient artificial solar cells. Vertical axis wind turbines can offer cheaper electricity to urban and suburban areas. A thermal storage system, which will use salt to effectively store...

BUILD UP Skills final reports from Technical Working Groups online!

The result of the discussions and work carried out in the past two years concerning finance, mutual recognition, innovative training methods & materials and market acceptance / marketing is ready.   Take a look at the 4 reports that...