Legislation, regulations, standards

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The reduction of energy demand in buildings through the adoption of energy efficiency policy is a key pillar of the European Union (EU) climate and energy strategy. Energy Efficiency first emerged in the EU energy policy agenda in the 1970s and was progressively transformed with shifting global and EU energy and climate policies and priorities.  
Post date: 26 feb 2021
Type: Publication

This webinar will feature high-level presentations on the EU and Canada’s overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, as part of their sustainable economic recovery strategies.   Session one will look at the Government of Canada’s overarching plan to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings towards its net-zero by 2050 goal and how it supports sustainable economic recovery.   
Post date: 25 feb 2021
Type: Begivenhed

Topic   When investing in energy efficient building projects, the actual energy performance of the buildings regularly turns out to be worse than what was predicted pre-construction.   This puts investments at risk as the return on investment is lower due to higher energy costs.  
Post date: 24 feb 2021
Type: Begivenhed

ZERO-PLUS is a comprehensive, cost-effective approach for the design, construction and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZESs).  
Post date: 19 feb 2021
Type: Publication

Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) has launched a new green loan product offering a discount of up to 0.5% on loans to homebuilders for developments certified with Irish Green Building Council’s Home Performance Index certification.   
Post date: 18 feb 2021
Type: Nyheder

The ePANACEA report "Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies" describes the process followed for the development of an inventory of smart and novel technologies which have an impact on the building energy performance.  
Post date: 18 feb 2021
Type: Publication

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.   The document first summarises the state-of-the-art regarding European and international certification schemes.  
Post date: 18 feb 2021
Type: Publication

Zapraszamy do obejrzenia webinarium zorganizowanego przez Główny Urząd Nadzoru Budowlanego. Tematem szkolenia jest cyfryzacja w procesie budowlano-inwestycyjnym.   Od tego miesiąca inwestorzy będą składać wnioski w procesie budowlano-inwestycyjnym do urzędów elektronicznie.  
Post date: 18 feb 2021
Type: Nyheder

Thursday 18 February Online   The 10th high-level meeting of the EU Refining Forum will take place as a webinar on 18 February 2021.   The discussion will focus on key developments and policy initiatives relevant for the refining industry, which took place during the first year of the von der Leyen Commission, as well as their implications.  
Post date: 12 feb 2021
Type: Begivenhed

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short term, three trends are visible:  
Post date: 11 feb 2021
Type: Publication