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The European Union’s decarbonisation and energy goals are having a positive impact on society at the European, national, regional and local level. However, the benefits of energy efficiency have yet to be fully understood and accepted by stakeholders. The EU-funded EEW4 project aims to support public authorities in implementing the Energy Union and achieving wide support for the benefits of decarbonisation and energy efficiency.  
Post date: 18 maj 2021
Type: Link

‘Sustainable Energy Skills in the construction sector’ is a series of webinars devoted to energy efficiency area from different perspectives. It is organized jointly by 7 EU founded projects: BIMEET, BUSLeague, INSTRUCT, HP4ALL, The nZEB Roadshow, CraftEdu and TRAIN4SUSTAIN. The collaboration was established to raise awarness about a deep need for sustainable energy skills in the construction sector. The webinar is an opportunity to share their knowledge, experiences and research outcomes with the audience from European countries.
Post date: 17 maj 2021
Type: Begivenhed

As European buildings are responsible for 36% of CO2 emissions, the subject of deep renovation of buildings has become central in its role for making Europe climate neutral by 2050. Henceforth, there is a compelling need for a new set of skills to deep renovation projects. 4RinEU MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) offers to new professionals in the construction sector a comprehensive set of lessons and training materials to develop such skills.  
Post date: 17 maj 2021
Type: Tool

A new online GIS tool is helping designers, researchers and policymakers to understand how different European climates and cultures can influence energy demand in buildings. Researchers from RMIT University, Eurac Research and University Ca’ Foscari Venezia have launched an innovative GIS map with a difference: The European Climate and Cultural Atlas for Plus Energy Building Design – the 2CAP-Energy Atlas.  
Post date: 17 maj 2021
Type: Tool

Help us improve BUILD UP, the European Portal for Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Taking this short survey can be your contribution to making sure BUILD UP truly meets your needs. It will only take a few minutes.  
Post date: 17 maj 2021
Type: Nyheder

Tuesday 1 June 2021, 15:00-16:45 CET   The current development in building energy efficiency towards nZEB buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction.   One of these major challenges is the increased need for cooling in these highly insulated and airtight buildings, which is not only present in the summer period but also in the shoulder seasons and in offices even in midwinter.  
Post date: 17 maj 2021
Type: Begivenhed

Having professionals who are experts in their field is one of the secrets to obtaining the best results in any of your company’s strategies. In the case of efficient energy consumption management, the same happens, and to achieve the objectives that were set, you must have: a well-planned energy strategy, and specialised professionals such as the Energy Manager.
Post date: 10 maj 2021
Type: Nyheder

The objective of the Cervera HySGRID+ network  is to strengthen the technological capacity of Spanish Technology Centres with a high level of complementarity and promote their solid cooperation with the ultimate aim of researching and developing new technological solutions that facilitate the creation of local energy positive balance communities (LEPC) with high efficiency and based on hybrid renewable power and storage systems.  
Post date: 10 maj 2021
Type: Link

Evidence points out that most vulnerable households face major challenges in the renovation of their homes. Lowest-income families live in most energy-inefficient homes, according to research by the Vlaams Steunpunt Wonen. This means that the cost of reaching renovation energy efficiency standards ends to be highest for those with the least.
Post date: 10 maj 2021
Type: Publication

The energy renovation of buildings until 2050 envisages a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 70% in the next ten years, and of CO2 emissions by 75% through 2050 from the 2005 levels.  
Post date: 6 maj 2021
Type: Nyheder