Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

Concept and Objectives:   
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Getting on track to limit global temperature increase to 1.5°C, as was agreed in Paris back in 2015, would not just be good for our climate, but first and foremost for all citizens.   What changes to the European policy framework and new initiatives could be prepared and implemented in the coming years?   This paper on the zero carbon and circular challenge in the built environment puts forward several policy recommendations.
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

El hotel Arima (2017) ha obtenido el precertificado Passivhaus que le ha otorgado la empresa Energiehaus el mes de abril del 2019.   Con este galardón, se honra el esfuerzo realizado por parte de la promotora CLIVING15 y de la constructora Miguel Imaz Constructores, para convertir un proyecto que ha empezado conforme el Código Técnico, en un hotel de referencia en eficiencia energética a nivel nacional.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: Case

Fit-to-nZEB, a Horizon 2020 project continuing the legacy of the BUILD UP Skills Initiative within the Construction Skills topical area, aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in 7 European countries - Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations throughout EU.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

As Theresa May signs into law a commitment to bring the UK’s carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, one city in the UK is on its way to achieving this goal 22 years sooner   As one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced that she will be signing into law a pledge to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050. This would make Britain the first member of the G7 to make such a commitment official.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

Glass in architecture has been recently used more intensively thanks to developments in its manufacturing   Whether you are arriving to or departing from Helsinki Airport, the first thing you notice is the glass around you and the characteristic Finnish design. If you pay attention, you will find yourself believing there are some forest elves watching you.   The impressive structure features glass that playfully illuminates the wood present everywhere.  
Post date: 26 Jun 2019
Type: News

PG&E (Pacific Gas and Electric Company) is demonstrating how standards and simplified process based on consistent certification through GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.) and a network of QA (Quality Assurance) providers can deliver deal flow and lower transaction costs for all parties.   OVERVIEW:  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Event

Concept:    E2District is a three year European Commission Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation project formally entitled 'Energy Efficient Optimised District Heating and Cooling (DHC).  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   The main objective of BundleUP is to harmonize, procure financing and implement a pipeline of energy-efficiency based investments, both in the private and the public sector, through the bundling of small to medium-sized projects thus providing them with the dimension needed for investment-readiness and investor interest.  
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   Do European consumers pay attention to energy labels when they buy an electric appliance, a car or a house?  What information are they looking for? How important is energy consumption in their decisions?     This is what the CONSEED research project aims to find out through surveys and field trials among households and various economic sectors across Europe.   
Post date: 25 Jun 2019
Type: Link