Practices

Clean Energy Ministerial: Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Campaign

Clean Energy Ministerial: Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Campaign

This brochure, released by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), provides an overview of the Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEB) campaign.   The NZEB campaign promotes commitments by national authorities, subnational governments, and buildings...
Making Europe's buildings energy-efficient, attractive, sustainable - DG Research & Innovation infographic

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...

EC report: The macro-level and sectoral impacts of energy efficiency policies

This document presents the final report for the study for a comprehensive assessment of the macro-level and sectoral impacts of energy efficiency policies. The report is a first attempt to apply this framework to make a comprehensive...

BINE Project Info 6/2017: Servers heat office building

Data centres are among the biggest electrical energy consumers. In the Renew IT project scientists from five countries examined how data centres could be supplied almost entirely with renewable energy. This BINE project info presents a...

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #50: European certification of HVAC products

QUALICHeCK FACT SHEET #50: European certification of HVAC products can provide EPC input data   Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) must be established on the basis of compliant and easily accessible input data,...

EmBuild addressing barriers to deep renovation

A call for sound renovation strategies with new factsheets in six selected countries   The second renovation strategies due in 2017 are an opportunity to overcome barriers and to boost deep renovation of the existing...

Clean Energy Ministerial: Nearly Zero Energy Buildings Campaign

This brochure, released by the Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM), provides an overview of the Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEB) campaign.   The NZEB campaign promotes commitments by national authorities, subnational governments, and...

Architectural Energy Retrofit: alternative deep energy building retrofit strategy

Architectural Energy Retrofit (AER): An alternative building’s deep energy retrofit strategy   Abstract The refinement of architectural space plays a catalytic role in the building’s energy balance. A...

Handbook for the introduction of BIM by the European Public Sector

Handbook for the introduction of Building Information Modelling (BIM) by the European Public Sector - Strategic action for construction sector performance: driving value, innovation and growth   This handbook responds to...

Heat Pumping Technologies Magazine Vol.35 No 2/2017

Report from the 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference: Vol.35 No 2/2017   The recently released issue of the Heat Pumping Technologies (HPT) Magazine highlights the 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference  and summarises some of the numerous sessions,...