Practices

OVERVIEW – Clean Energy for all Europeans: Focus on Renovation Case Studies

Clean Energy for all Europeans: Focus on Renovation Case Studies

by Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)   The European Commission’s package of legislative proposals “Clean Energy for all Europeans”, which was published at the end of 2016, pursues three main goals: (a) putting energy efficiency...
Building on strong foundations: BUILD UP Partners’ first reactions to the Clean Energy Package

Building on strong foundations: BUILD UP Partners’ first reactions to the Clean Energy Package

On 30 November 2016 the European Commission published the Clean Energy Package, a 1000-page legislative proposal with the threefold goal of putting energy efficiency first, promoting the European Union’s global leadership in renewable energy, and placing the...

Activities of the IEA Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme

by Peter Wouters (INIVE eeig), Malcolm Orme (IEA-EBC)   The aim of the International Energy Agency (IEA) Energy in Buildings and Communities (EBC) Technology Collaboration Programme is to carry out scientifically based research in the...

E2VENT updates: project progress

“Energy Efficient Ventilated Façades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling low energy architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings.”   E2VENT project is a research project supported by the European...

Getting our homes future ready

Essential skills and innovative solutions needed for a fair energy transition   by Ralf Tinga (PRACSIS)     BUILD UP partner Housing Europe and the PROF/TRAC project, presented concrete examples of energy efficiency in social housing...

Ecodesign and Energy Labelling of water heaters

By François Durier, Nourreddine Mostefaoui (CETIAT, France)   Two European Directives - the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives – and their accompanying regulations have introduced new minimum requirements for water heaters, as...

Ecodesign and Energy Labelling of ventilation units

By François Durier, Laure Mouradian (CETIAT, France)   Two European Directives - the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives – and their accompanying regulations have introduced new minimum requirements for ventilation units, as well as...

Ecodesign and Energy Labelling of electrical heat pumps

  By François Durier, Michèle Mondot (CETIAT, France)     Two European Directives –the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Directives– and their accompanying regulations have introduced new minimum requirements for heating appliances, as...

BUILD UP Guide to EUSEW 2017

By Karin-Liis Lahtmäe, EASME     EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 offers a platform to not only engage in the energy transition debate and share best practices between stakeholders, but also to take part in an interactive Networking...

Clean Energy for all Europeans: Focus on Renovation Case Studies

by Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)   The European Commission’s package of legislative proposals “Clean Energy for all Europeans”, which was published at the end of 2016, pursues three main goals: (a)...