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Report on EU implementation of nZEBs

The EU H2020 project CRAVEzero ( Cost Reduction and market Acceleration for ViablE nearly zero-energy buildings) focuses on proven and new approaches to reduce the costs of nZEBs at all stages of the life cycle. The primary goal is to identify and...
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#EUSEW2018:a week of ideas and innovation; find out next events!

The sustainable energy transition is the key for an EU energy sector carbon neutral and a competitive, flexible, integrated market, responsive to consumer demands. ‘Lead the clean energy transition’ has been the topic of EUSEW2018...
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Status and recommendations for better implementation of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation

This report, developed in the framework of International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA- EBC) Annex 62 Ventilative cooling, describes the current status of ventilative cooling in standards, legislation and...
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Accelerate the transition to sustainable buildings with energy performance contracts

The Netherlands Enterprise Agency (Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland, RVO.nl) supports the greening of real estate, the implementing of energy legislation, working with EPCs and making use of EPC Facilitators from the European...
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IPEEC-G20 report: Advancing energy efficiency in G20 economies

Under the motto “Building consensus for fair and sustainable development”, Argentina’s G20 Presidency will address three new themes: the future of work; infrastructure for development, with enhanced engagement with private sector to reduce...
A report from the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) to the G20 Energy Transitions Working Group (ETWG).
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Structured repository of existing LCC calculation tools

Which are the main inputs/outputs of a Life Cycle Cost calculation tool? Which tool hould I use according to the purpose of my evaluation? The selection of the proper calculation tool for the LCC evaluation is crucial for a cost-effective...
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New report on Zero Energy Building definitions and policy activity

IPEEC’s Buildings Energy Efficiency Task Group (BEET) has just released its seventh publication on energy efficiency in the buildings sector, BEET 7, which focuses on zero energy or emissions buildings (ZEBs). While the precise term varies...
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Recommendations on the EPBD guidance for Member States on Fire Safety

The European Copper Institute (ECI), the International Federation for the Safety of Electricity Users (FISUEL) and the European Electrical Contractors Association (AIE) welcome the European Commission’s effort to draft a guidance document...
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Evaluation of energy performance of buildings in Albania from the perspective of energy poverty

This evaluation report, the first of its kind in Albania, uses the concept of energy poverty and follows the same line concerning the challenge of meeting citizens’ continuing demand for more electricity or other forms of energy for their...
Lira Hakani of the Environmental Center for Development, Education and Networking (EDEN Center) presents to Balkan Green Energy News the key findings of the Evaluation of Energy Performance of Buildings from the Perspective of Energy...
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A snapshot of building renovation strategies: Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Romania, Slovenia

The EmBuild project published this assessment of the updated national renovation strategies of Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Romania and Slovenia. The development and implementation of national renovation strategies by EU Member States is...