Building occupants

  The Energy Efficient Home program entails at “attractive” and sustainable financial mechanism aimed at implementing household energy efficiency measures. The Ministry of Economy has secured EUR 120,000 to subsidize interest rates and fees charged by banks when processing applications for loans to finance the purchase and installation of heating systems using modern types of biomass (pellets, briquettes), thermal insulation, and energy efficient windows and doors.
Post date: 15 Oct 2018
Type: News

A good Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) encompassing air quality, thermal comfort, lighting and acoustics, is a cornerstone to ensure health, comfort, wellbeing and productivity of the building occupants, who spend around 90% of their time indoor. Building occupants can thus provide important feedback on how buildings perform. The way they perceive the indoor environmental conditions can affect their comfort, health, productivity.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

We are glad to share with you video report about the ECO-Binder project which was created by Euronews and published in their Futuris series.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: Link

The engagement of stakeholders during the development process of the iBRoad project is considered of high value since the beginning. Following the stakeholders’ mapping procedure, a process that included the identification, the analysis, the visualisation and the prioritisation steps for each stakeholder, namely the levels of expertise, influence, involvement necessity and interest to the project, the first round of physical meetings took place during February and March 2018 in 8 countries.  
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
Type: News

In April last year, the City of Ljubljana agreed a public-private partnership (PPP) with a consortium of GGE and Petrol for the energy retrofitting of public buildings in the municipality. The EUR 14.9 million project will deliver energy savings of 8,245 MWh annually and a reduction of 2,956 tons of CO2 emissions each year.
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
Type: News

The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5º C was approved by the IPCC on Saturday in Incheon, Republic of Korea. It will be a key scientific input into the Katowice Climate Change Conference in Poland in December, when governments review the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change.
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
Type: News

Insights for Decision makers – Business Models, Environmental Impacts, Replication   The EU-funded NETfficient project invites you to join the webinar on October 31th 2018 (11:00-12:00) and will be offered information of strategic importance for those considering energy storage solutions at low or medium voltage level. 
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
Type: Event

Interested in energy storage for low or medium voltage ? The EU-funded NETfficient project invites you to join the webinar on Wednesday, October 24th 2018 (13:30-14.30). During this webinar, you will have the chance to gain insights into implementation of a large network of storage solutions at low and medium voltage level on the German island of Borkum. Storage technologies cover for example batteries, UltraCapacitors and hydrogen storage using a variety of storage technologies and management systems.
Post date: 10 Oct 2018
Type: Event

This guide shows how to identify measures where energy and cost savings can be easily made with little or no cost. It is designed for use by anyone new to carbon saving (especially in smaller businesses) and recognises that not everyone has the time or resources to undertake a full carbon management programme. This guide can be used on its own or as an introduction to the many sector and technology specific publications in the Carbon Trust’s library.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
Type: Publication

The iBRoad project video has been completed with shots in Berlin and Athens, describing what is the building logbook (iBroad-Log) and the individual building renovation roadmap (iBRoad-Plan), and how they will enable a building’s deep renovation.   The video answers relevant questions by interviewing some of the key experts from the iBRoad consortium.   There is both a short (3’34’’) and a long (14’12”) version of the video available with subtitles in 10 languages (Εnglish, Greek, French, German, Bulgarian, Portuguese, Dutch, Polish, Swedish, Romanian).
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
Type: News