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Making Europe's buildings energy-efficient, attractive, sustainable - DG Research & Innovation infographic
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Making Europe's buildings energy-efficient, attractive, sustainable – DG Research & Innovation infographic

This infographic, released by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, demonstrates the importance of improving the energy efficiency of buildings in the European Union, and provides information about concrete achievements from EU funded...
Reducing energy poverty with national renovation strategies: a unique opportunity
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Reducing energy poverty with national renovation strategies: a unique opportunity

The long-term renovation strategies developed by Member States are an opportunity to reduce energy poverty through stimulating deep renovation of buildings.   Member States cannot miss the opportunity to achieve the triple goal of increasing the...
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IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 4 (supplement) report

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 4: Case Studies Demonstrating Embodied Energy and Embodied Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Buildings   This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities...
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Student Residence 42! The answer to all questions

  The post-war house on the inner city plot was dilapidated. The aim was to create a sustainable student accommodation, which benefits investors, users and the environment. Wood as a building material should find maximum use. Large rooms...
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IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 4 report

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 4: Case studies and recommendations for the reduction of embodied energy and embodied greenhouse gas emissions from buildings   This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy...
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Null-Emissions-Green Building Kirstein & Sauer

Das Büro- und Geschäftshaus wurde als Null-Emissions-Gebäude realisiert. Anhand eines hochwertigen Wärmeschutzes und einer sehr effizienten Anlagentechnik, werden die Vorgaben der Energieeinsparverordnung (EnEV 2009) um 65% unterschritten...
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IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 3 report

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Subtask 3: Evaluation Methods of Embodied Energy and Embodied GHG Emissions in Building and Construction   This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities...
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IEA EBC Annex 57: Guidance to Support Educators

IEA EBC Annex 57 - Evaluation of Embodied Energy and CO2 equivalent for Building Construction: Guidance to Support Educators   This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities...
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IEA EBC Annex 57: Guideline for Design Professionals and Consultants (Part 2)

IEA EBC Annex 57: Guideline for Design Professionals and Consultants - Part 2: Strategies for Reducing Embodied Energy and Embodied GHG Emissions   This report is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency Energy in...
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How to make Europe Number 1 in Energy Efficiency

  2006 was the starting point of EU energy efficiency policies with the Directive on Energy End-use Efficiency and Energy Services (“ESD”). The Directive sets an indicative energy saving target of 9 % by 2016. It also required national...