Building professionals

The 7th edition of EeB PPP Project Review has been published. Every year, this publication presents the progress of a portfolio of European research projects aiming at developing new technologies for energy efficient buildings. The 2018 edition presents 110 projects co-funded within the EeB PPP under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7) from 2010 to 2013 and 58 projects co-funded under Horizon 2020 programme between 2014 and 2017. 
Post date: 18 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The sustainable energy transition is the key for an EU energy sector carbon neutral and a competitive, flexible, integrated market, responsive to consumer demands.
Post date: 17 Jun 2018
Type: News

Poland is the biggest beneficiary of EU funds under the 2014-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF), receiving up to around €80 billion from the Cohesion Policy budget. Only 2.8% of this funding is dedicated to energy efficiency in buildings. At the same time, low energy performance of existing buildings (especially single-family houses) and use of old coal fired boilers causes significant air pollution. Poland has some of the worst air quality in Europe, with 33 of the continent’s 50 most polluted cities, according to a World Health Organization (WHO) report.
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The EU project on smart districts has unveiled its energy saving achievements after its renovation works in three residential areas  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: News

The annual report of 2017 of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme presents an overview of progress made by the EBC Programme, including summaries of new, ongoing and recently completed projects. It is consisting of three parts: the Chair's Statement, Project progress reports and practical background information. It also includes a summary of the latest outcomes of the Programme intended for policy and decision makers.   Highlights include:  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter contains updates on ongoing and forthcoming research projects, and features new publications and website information, as well as topical articles of a general nature. It is intended for those active in fields relating to operational energy saving for buildings and communities.  
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The experts of the Concerted Actions (CA) worked from 2015-2018 to provide a comprehensive overview of the EPBD implementation among the Member States (MSs).   Among all, the CA released a thematic report with an analysis of the new constructions and NZEBs requirements across Europe. Challenges and experiences with the early implementation of NZEBs in the MSs are analysed by collecting case studies and discussing how to integrate renewable energy systems (RES) and other innovative technologies, as well as the indoor climate issue, into the energy performance assessment.
Post date: 15 Jun 2018
Type: Publication

The European Commission is organising a regional conference on financing energy efficiency in Bulgaria and other countries from Central and South-Eastern Europe, in partnership with the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy and the UN Environment Finance Initiative.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2018
Type: Event

Season 2.0 - Special Green Finance and Real Estate Since the Paris Agreement was adopted at COP21, the financial community has come together and taken major steps towards tackling climate change, such as during the One Planet Summit in December 2017. Among the financial tools available to boost the transition towards a low carbon economy, green bonds are expected to help accelerate this shift, especially in the field of sustainable buildings and cities.
Post date: 14 Jun 2018
Type: News

An increasing number of large scale sustainable energy projects from public authorities across Europe are demonstrating the investment opportunity for cities and regions in the energy transition. From Croatia to Ireland, projects are leveraging local investment, by combining European funding with innovative business models, and proving that energy efficiency investment is a win-win, for citizens and local governments alike.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2018
Type: News