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As part of its environmental efforts, Wiener Linien launched a unique pilot project: The first-time installation of special photovoltaic films, on the roof of the underground station in the Ottakring district. The power generated will be used on-site to operate lighting, escalators and elevators. The films are five times lighter than conventional photovoltaic systems and have been installed on the flat roof of the Ottakring U3 station as a pilot project. “Public transport is one of the key factors when it comes to environmental protection in Vienna.
Post date: 12 dec 2019
Type: Nyheder

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in England will be future-proofed, with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 10 dec 2019
Type: Nyheder

EEPLIANT 3 stands for “Energy Efficiency compliant products” and it is a follow up of a series of older projects, EEPLIANT 1 and EEPLIANT 2, started in 2015. It focuses on the benefits of the energy efficiency regulation and on checking the level of compliance of energy products on the market. The innovative aspect of the project consists in dealing with both vertical and horizontal components of market surveillance of energy efficiency.
Post date: 5 dec 2019
Type: Nyheder

The HARP project has launched a survey to understand what motivates customers to switch to a more efficient heating system: is it the prospect of saving money? reducing CO2 emissions? an improved indoor air quality?   Knowing this will help us develop an online application that will motivate as many individuals as possible to retrofit their heating systems, promoting the benefits and advantages that matter most.
Post date: 5 dec 2019
Type: Nyheder

What is your project about? The objective of our project is to support the implementation of the new EU energy label system developed by the European Commission. The most important is to ensure the smooth transition from the old label system to the new one. This will be done by developing various information tools for consumers, professional buyers, retailers and suppliers.    What will be the main challenges for you?
Post date: 4 dec 2019
Type: Nyheder

Renovating the EU building stock Deep renovation of buildings has the potential to cut 36% of their energy consumption by 2030, while reducing the EU’s dependency on imported energy, creating growth, innovation and employment, reducing fuel poverty and resulting in more comfortable and healthier buildings.  
Post date: 4 dec 2019
Type: Nyheder

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 joined forces to turn industrial waste gases (mixed CO/CO2 steams) into intermediates for polyurethane plastics for rigid foams/building insulation and coatings.
Post date: 27 nov 2019
Type: Nyheder

The Renovate Europe Campaign celebrated its annual REDay beacon event on the 8th of October 2019 in the European Parliament. Gathering building sector stakeholders, experts and policymakers this ninth edition was hosted by MEP Pernille Weiss (EPP, Denmark) and co-hosted by MEP Ciarán Cuffe (Greens, Ireland) and MEP Theresa Griffin (S&D, United Kingdom). This diverse political support demonstrates the cross-party relevance of the Campaign.
Post date: 25 nov 2019
Type: Nyheder

April – November 2020 | Applications are now open!  
Post date: 20 nov 2019
Type: Nyheder

The EEA report ‘Trends and projections in Europe 2019 — Tracking progress towards Europe’s climate and energy targets’ presents analysis of the EU progress towards the 2020 and 2030 targets for climate and energy. The analysis is based on official statistics on energy and GHG emissions up to 2017; preliminary data for 2018, including the 'approximated EU GHG inventory'; and national projections of GHG emissions reported in 2019.  
Post date: 19 nov 2019
Type: Nyheder