energy efficiency

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The Commission has launched 2 public consultations today on the revision of the Renewable Energy Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive.   The objective of these 12 week consultations is to seek a wide range of views on to what extent and how these 2 directives should be revised. This will feed into the preparation of Commission proposals next year.  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

The Efficient Buildings Community is supporting six city partnerships: municipalities from the South-Eastern shore of the Mediterranean sea will have the opportunity to connect with peers from the Northern sharing the challenges of energy transition in the public building sector.   How can substantial energy savings be achieved in public buildings? How can the energy management be improved? Which are the best tools-methods for future-oriented investments in building renovation?
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

European Social, Cooperative and Public Housing providers aim at refurbishing 400,000 homes per year or 4 million homes by 2030.   This will decrease the energy consumption of the refurbished housing units on average by 50% by 2030, cut emissions with at least 50% and save up to €700 per year on average to each resident.   Frontrunners in energy efficiency  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Publication

When it comes to heating, retiree Lucy Craig’s bungalow in north London is high tech. A self-professed gadget lover, when she refurbished eight years ago, she was keen to find the most carbon friendly methods for keeping her home warm. She settled on heat pumps.   Outside her house, all that can be seen of the pump is an innocuous metal box. Inside the machine is a closed circuit of liquid that cycles in a pipe running from the box outdoors to a water tank indoors.  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

November newsletter of project RESTORE is out!  
Post date: 24 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

Concept:   A company’s energy saving initiatives are influenced mainly by numerous financial and organisational factors. High investment costs slow the adoption of energy efficient measures in SMEs.   The solution is to make it easier for SMEs and to promote energy efficiency as an opportunity. The EU-funded DEESME project will develop a new approach to enable SMEs to manage their energy transition in line with EU policies.  
Post date: 18 nov 2020
Type: Link

What has been the overall trend in final energy consumption of buildings in the EU since 2010?   What are the main drivers of the energy consumption variation, and in particular energy savings, for residential and service buildings?   These are the key questions answered during this (11th) webinar in the Odyssee-Mure on Energy Efficiency Academy.
Post date: 17 nov 2020
Type: Begivenhed

Around 50 million households in the European Union are estimated to be living in energy poverty – or energy vulnerability, unable to afford the energy needed to adequately heat or cool their homes. This is caused by a combination of factors including high energy costs, low household incomes and energy inefficient buildings, and can have severe impacts on health and wellbeing.  
Post date: 16 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder

The Efficient Buildings Community has just developed a new set of recommendations for European and National decision-makers.   The eight recommendations are grounded in the experience of the Mediterranean local authorities and they aim to bring the lessons learned in the discussion about the next generation of energy policies: the European Green Deal, issued by the Commission last December, and the recovery plans in response to Covid-19, currently underway in each Member State.   
Post date: 16 nov 2020
Type: Publication

The 5th newsletter of TripleA-reno project is out!   Contents include: TripleA-reno Toolbox session: A lively exchange on what makes deep renovation Attractive – Acceptable – Affordable An Open Gamified Platform supporting deep renovation and a friend for municipalities Introducing the TripleA-reno Combined Labelling Scheme: a resource for public buildings
Post date: 10 nov 2020
Type: Nyheder