Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

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For the current program period EU has dedicated a significant part of the European Regional Development Fund to achieve a low carbon economy. In Sweden these funds are partly managed by regional programs and partly by a national regional fund.   Climate Action Network has ranked Sweden as the EU country with the most ambitious climate politic. Money has been allocated to several energy projects that support companies’ and organizations to become more energy efficient.
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

EFFECT4buildings is mapping and spreading knowledge on technology solutions for energy efficiency in buildings to achieve economic savings.   Building managers gain from better knowledge on their profitability, performance and how to order them to benefit the highest possible value.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Type: Tool

Thursday 18 February Online   The 10th high-level meeting of the EU Refining Forum will take place as a webinar on 18 February 2021.   The discussion will focus on key developments and policy initiatives relevant for the refining industry, which took place during the first year of the von der Leyen Commission, as well as their implications.  
Post date: 12 Feb 2021
Type: Event

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short term, three trends are visible:  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members expressed their mutual wish to see the challenges of climate change adaptation and the benefits of initiatives in the real-estate, building, and construction sector be put in the spotlight, as up until now they have not been given due attention.
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Publication

From 23 to 26 February, 41 EASME projects will take part in the virtual exhibition of the EU Industry Days and have the opportunity to interact with many stakeholders as industry, policy makers, EU SMEs and find potential synergies.   The EU Industry Days event will serve as the main platform to discuss industrial challenges and co-develop opportunities and policy responses in an inclusive dialogue with a wide range of partners.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Event

  Nem halogathatjuk tovább a nettó nulla karbonkibocsátású épített környezet megvalósítását, mert ha nem cselekszünk, évtizedekre késleltetjük a klímacélok elérését.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Event

In view of the ambitious 2050 full decarbonisation target and the need to reduce the initial and operational costs of buildings, the revival of the ‘neighbourhood’ concept is greatly endorsed in recent years.   The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a method and accompanying tools to provide an overarching solution to the barriers for the successful construction of new residential Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES).
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Event

How to make an existing home energy efficient, gas-free, or energy neutral?   This 90' minutes webinar will offer housing providers ways to make an existing home energy efficient, gas-free, or energy neutral!   The goal of the TripleA-reno Board Game is to become more knowledgeable about the energy transition and to gain new insights into measures and concepts that play a role in the energy transition.  
Post date: 11 Feb 2021
Type: Event

Buildings account for around 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2 emissions in the European Union.   Curtains walls, associated with modern architecture and large office building stock, are often criticized for their limited insulation properties. Existing buildings, including historical ones, are responsible for up to 60% energy losses through the envelope.  
Post date: 10 Feb 2021
Type: News