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Press Release | Renovation Wave: doubling the renovation rate to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and...

Horizon 2020 project nominated for the prestigious Zukunftspreis for innovation, using CO2 as a raw material to make plastics

Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have...

The DOMOS Project

The domOS project is 36-months research financed by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union (EU) aims at developing and prototyping technologies for the digitalization of existing buildings.   Digitalized...

Questionnaire - energy efficient renovation and financial instruments

Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in...

INDIGO comes to an end

After more than 4 years, INDIGO project has come to an end.    INDIGO is an Horizon 2020 funded project under GA # 696098 that was born with the objective of developing a more efficient, intelligent and economical generation of District...

Press Release | Renovation Wave: doubling the renovation rate to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher...

LEED Lab arrives in Spain via everis and Green Building Factory to promote sustainable construction training

October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.   The course’s...

ReCO2ST Special Session in Advanced Building Skins Conference

On 27 October 2020, the Horizon 2020 ReCo2ST project will chair a special session at the Advanced Building Skins Conference, in Bern, Switzerland.   The special session topic is “Innovative Approaches to Building Refurbishment”.   The...

The Innovation Fund, a funding programme for low-carbon technologies

The EU launched applications for its Innovation Fund, one of the largest funding programmes for low-carbon technologies.    It aims to support technologies, processes and products that tackle greenhouse...

Baringa and EU to undertake assessment of potential to expand Renewable Energy contracts

An increasing number of utility and non-utility corporates are aiming to meet part, or all, of their energy demand through renewable energy (RE) sources. Several options exist, but many are exposed to price risk due to market fluctuations...