Legislation, regulations, standards

Renovating a building can be complex and time consuming. For building owners, the lack of knowledge about what to do, and in which order to implement renovation measures, is one of the main obstacles to improving the energy performance of their building.
Post date: 11 Feb 2019
Type: News

As part of its internal reflection on the development of a 2050 Energy Efficiency Vision, the Coalition for Energy Savings has commissioned Fraunhofer ISI to assess the potential for energy savings by 2050 under three different scenarios.
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Type: Publication

Sustainable Places 2019 (SP2019), the 7th edition of SP, will be held from 5th – 7th June 2019 in Cagliari, Italy – within the region of Sardinia – and is to be co-hosted locally by the Municipality of Cagliari, the Metropolitan City of Cagliari, and the University of Cagliari.   Conference Scope
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Type: Evento

The ENERFUND tool aims to scale up investments in deep renovation of buildings across Europe. Funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, it provides key stakeholders such as financing institutions, energy service companies and local authorities, with sound and up-to-date information regarding the energy efficiency of the EU’s building stock.  
Post date: 7 Feb 2019
Type: News

Join us on Monday, 11th February 2019, 14.00h (UTC+0) / 15.00h (CET) to find out how innovation in Community Heating can alleviate Fuel Poverty.   Adequate warmth is essential to guarantee a decent standard of living and health. Fuel poverty is defined as the condition of being unable to afford to keep one’s home sufficiently heated.  
Post date: 31 Gen 2019
Type: Evento

The FIT-TO-NZEB project aims to increase the competence and skills of the building professionals in all participating countries - Czech Republic, Romania, Bulgaria, Italy, Croatia, Ireland, Austria and Greece - through unique educational programmes and pilot training courses, which will contribute to both the quality and the scale of the deep energy building renovations.
Post date: 29 Gen 2019
Type: Tool

The research group ARC Engineering and Architecture La Salle and the Energy Efficiency Centre of the Jožef Stefan Institute, with the support of the Catalan Institute for Energy (ICAEN) have organized the 1st Workshop on “Innovative Methods and Tools to Facilitate the Implementation of Energy Efficiency Strategies and Action Plans - Energy Performance Assessment and Building Certification”, TIMEPAC 2019, which will take place at La Salle Campus in Barcelona, 31st January and 1st February.  
Post date: 29 Gen 2019
Type: Evento

The INTAS project started in March 2016. It addresses the need to support European Market Surveillances Authorities (MSAs) deliver compliance with Ecodesign requirements for large industrial products, specifically transformers and fans.   By acknowledging the current lack of expertise, experience, and resources available across Europe for this type of testing, INTAS provides technical and cooperative support, as well as capacity building activities, to MSAs in charge of enforcing Ecodesign regulations.
Post date: 29 Gen 2019
Type: Link

The growth of global urban population drives unprecedented construction, resulting in embodied carbon emissions from new buildings alone to excess of 100 gigatons by 2060. If all construction activity, including infrastructure and renovations, are included, the global construction activity carbon until 2060 is set to exceed 230 gigatons, unless carbon intensity is drastically cut.  
Post date: 25 Gen 2019
Type: Publication

EIT InnoEnergy: pioneering change in sustainable energy EIT Inno Energy was designated as a Knowledge and Innovation Community (Innovation Community) by the EIT's Governing Board on 16 December 2009 in Budapest. The priority area which this Innovation Community addresses is sustainable energy.   Mission
Post date: 23 Gen 2019
Type: Link