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Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of the Clean Energy package

On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came into force...

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Commission welcomes European Parliament adoption of key files of the Clean Energy package

On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came...

Making co-owned buildings energy efficient: a EU lab in Rome

Italy may be emblematic in the energy rehabilitation of buildings because of its red tape and ever-changing tax incentives   Some 15.4 % of the EU population reported that they live in dwellings with a leaking roof, damp...

Night at Museum with STARDUST

The STARDUST partners from Trento participated at the local Museum of Science for the 2018 European Researchers’ Night by demonstrating the science behind smart cities   One the eve of the 28th of September 2018, Fondazione Bruno...

Summer school on Adaptive building envelopes organized by COST Action TU1403

Reductions in building energy consumption and improvement of the indoor environmental quality are two of the most important challenges that the building industry is currently facing.  In this context, adaptive building envelopes can...

Greenox: Turkey’s first vertical forest

In the midst of Istanbul’s sprawling concrete jungle lies Turkey’s “first vertical forest.” With nine hundred trees climbing up its geometric façade, the 16-floor building towers over those around it, serving as an urban landmark for the...

What passive house inhabitants really think - neunerhaus Hagenmüllergasse

Daniela Unterholzer is CEO of "neunerhaus", an organisation which offers a home to homeless and handicapped people. Their newest building, the "neunerhaus" Hagenmüllergasse was constructed as a Passive House. Mrs. Unterholzer talks about...

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Green mortgages: could they increase the energy efficiency of UK homes?

What are ‘green mortgages’? At the moment, there is no universal definition of green mortgages, but they usually refer to mortgages on energy efficient homes. It might be useful to expand this definition to include climate resilience as...