The building sector is in need of comparable, pan-European data. It is a pre-requisite for making the right decisions, setting standards and regulations, and preparing good quality business cases for investment. Up until now, this information has been incomplete and fragmented, hindering the uptake of new innovations and technologies.
A new initiative from EIT Climate-KIC seeks to address this challenge by harmonising vast amounts of data from the European building stock. The aim is to enable the uptake of low-carbon innovations, investments and impacts in the sector. Creating common ground for building market data in Europe How do we get governments and construction companies to work consistently on reducing their greenhouse gas emissions in the built environment? How do we make them use (...)