Practices

ECSO Report: Improving the human capital basis

ECSO Report: Improving the human capital basis

This Analytical Report, elaborated by the  European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO), aims to draw a snapshot of the current skills situation in the construction sector in the EU-28, in the context of Construction 2020, the strategic policy...

EU Regulation setting a framework for energy labelling

REGULATION (EU) 2017/1369 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 4 July 2017 setting a framework for energy labelling and repealing Directive 2010/30/EU     This Regulation lays down a framework that applies to energy-...

Impact of Energy Policies on Building and Ductwork Airtightness

AIVC Ventilation Information Paper #37: Impact of Energy Policies on Building and Ductwork Airtightness   This Ventilation Information Paper (VIP), released by the Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre (AIVC), analyses...

Technical condition of single-family houses in Poland. Renovation needs

This report, released by the Institute of Environmental Economics-Efficient Poland Initiative (IEE-EP) focuses on investment needs among owners of single-family buildings (SFBs).   The report summarises a survey research performed in...

Evaluation of IEE II support for buildings

The EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme supported projects which sought to overcome non-technical barriers to the uptake, implementation and replication of innovative sustainable energy solutions.   The IEE...

ABRACADABRA Project: Add-ons in deep renovation- Challenges & opportunities

ABRACADABRA PROJECT: Challenges and Opportunities of Add-ons in deep renovation of existing buildings. Past and running projects    ABRACADABRA, ‘Assistant Buildings' addition to Retrofit, Adopt, Cure And Develop the...

Building Renovation Passports: consumer’s journey to a better home

BPIE looks into how the individual Building Renovation Passport (BRP) can drive deep renovation across Europe.    A Building Renovation Passport is a document – in electronic or paper format – outlining a long-term (up to 15-20 years)...

Guidelines for energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres

Guidelines on how to approach the energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres: the “how-to” guide on renovating shopping centres   A shopping centre is a building, or a complex of buildings, designed and built to...

EmBuild project: Template for public sector renovation strategies

EmBuild template for public sector renovation strategies. A guide for public authorities   This guidance and template aims to be a useful tool to support public authorities in developing renovation strategies, with a...

Solution sets for zero emission / zero energy school buildings

  Solution sets for zero emission / zero energy school buildings - Guidelines for energy retrofitting   One of the purposes of the School of the Future project is to provide designers and planners with retrofit...