Learn

BUILD UP Webinar Recordings | A look behind the BetterHome initiative
Noticias

A look behind the BetterHome initiative

Monday 6 November 2017, 14:00-15:30 Brussels time (CET)   Industry stepping up to the challenge of deep renovation   Stimulating the energy renovation market remains one of the biggest challenges. Innovative business models can be...
BUILD UP Webinar Recordings | Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative
Noticias

Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative

Thursday 21st September 2017, 15:00 – 16:30 Brussels time (CET)   Smart Finance for Smart Buildings (SFSB) initiative is a non-legislative proposal included by the European Commission in the proposed Clean Energy for All Europeans Package. SFSB aims...
Noticias

Vocational skills for energy efficient buildings

Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD) public stakeholder workshop   24 October 2017, Bucharest, Romania   A qualified building workforce is essential to ensure the higher levels of quality required for moving...
Ask the Experts

How can energy related behaviours and energy conservation measures be grouped into different categories?

The most common way of categorising energy conservation measures is by cost:   Low- to No-cost measures Medium-cost measures  High-cost measures. Low- to No-cost measures require very low, if any, investment and design input. Examples...
Ask the Experts

What is the best way of extending the existing knowledge on energy poverty in Europe?

Deepening the understanding and extending and refining existing knowledge should be done via multifaceted and interdisciplinary approach that involves different agencies and various stakeholders. Moreover, opportunities for policy...
Ask the Experts

What are the complexities that underpin energy poverty in Europe?

There are not only methodological but also conceptual complexities that underpin energy poverty. Portraying energy poverty is a challenging task for numerous reasons. In the first place, energy poverty is private and confined to the home....
Ask the Experts

Which are the structural components that form a green roof?

Green roofs are structurally engineered and generally comprise of six key components as illustrated in the figure bellow. These are:   The uppermost planted layer. Success of any green roof depends on how healthy the plants are. The growth...
Ask the Experts

Do green roofs have any disadvantage?

In spite of mitigating the urban heat island phenomenon and offering numerous other benefits, green buildings have some potential disadvantages. Although they might be negligible or inconvenient to a particular group of people, these...
Ask the Experts

Which are the different types of green roofs?

Green roofs, or living roofs as they are also known, can be classified according to type of usage, construction factors and maintenance requirements, into three different types; extensive, semi-intensive and intensive green roofs.  ...
Noticias

Interdisciplinary skills development of building professionals on NZEB construction

  Tuesday 21 November 2017, 10:00 - 11:30 a.m. Brussels time (CET)   This webinar tackled the mismatch between the professional skills available and required for the successful design, construction and maintenance of Nearly Zero-Energy...