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The first in a series of webinars entitled “Future-proof EPBD: let’s deliver beyond the Renovation Wave!”  
Post date: 28 apr 2021
Type: Begivenhed

Europe’s buildings have the potential to play a key role in our future energy systems. Making them more efficient reduces the need for expensive power plant capacity, defers the costly upgrading of network infrastructure, and enables this infrastructure to be used with more flexibility. The fact that energy efficiency is not adequately compensated for these benefits (SENSEI, 2020) acts as a barrier to its deployment. It deprives it of valuable funding and means that we all pay more to ensure the adequacy, reliability and security of our energy systems.
Post date: 20 apr 2021
Type: Publication

On the Mediterranean coast of the Valencian region in Spain, the hotels "Poseidón Playa", "Flamingo Oasis", "Les Dunes Comodoro", "Dynastic", "Benidorm Center" and "RH Bayren & Spa", collaborated in the European research project ALDREN , led by CSTB and in which 8 partners from Slovakia, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, Denmark and Belgium have participated.  
Post date: 20 apr 2021
Type: Nyheder

This briefing is one in a series of 'implementation appraisals', produced by the European Parliamentar y Research Service (EPRS ), on the operation of existing EU legislation in practice. Each briefing focuses on a specific EU law, which is likely to be amended or reviewed, as envisaged in the European Commission's annual work programme.
Post date: 20 apr 2021
Type: Publication

A next generation energy efficiency meter named eensight has been created. The eensight tool is based on machine learning and will contribute to the much-needed advancement of the automated measurement and verification (M&V) methods for portfolios of buildings’ energy efficiency and provide essential insights for investors, legislators, building owners and energy companies to realise their goals.  
Post date: 19 apr 2021
Type: Nyheder

April 29, 2021 15:00-16:30 CET   This webinar is the first in the 'Achieving the 2030 Climate Goals' series, and will explore innovative business models of European one-stop-shops as a means of increasing renovation uptake in the residential sector, and decreasing carbon emissions related to buildings.  
Post date: 15 apr 2021
Type: Begivenhed

Horizon2020 project procuRE: Pre-commercial Procurement of Breakthrough Solutions for 100% Renewable Energy Supply in Buildings is starting the Open Market Consultation.
Post date: 1 apr 2021
Type: Nyheder

The German Federal Association of Housing and Real Estate Companies (GdW) has claimed that money and effort spent on the nation’s buildings renovations have not worked. But Andreas Rüdinger at IDDRI has looked into the evidence and concluded that the opposite is the case. CO2 emissions from the residential sector in 2018 were 37% lower than in 1990. Though final energy consumption was broadly stable, that’s because efficiency gains were offset by an increase in the residential building stock. But the calculations per square metre show a significant decline.
Post date: 29 mar 2021
Type: Nyheder

With the approval on 12 February 2021 of the package for the delegation of programmes to the six executive agencies, INEA will be officially replaced by the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) on 1 April 2021.  
Post date: 23 mar 2021
Type: Nyheder

The report provides an analysis of the state of play and impact of late payment on the European construction sector, by analysing in detail the situation with late payment in five countries: France, Ireland, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom. The Download Analytical Report looks in detail at causes of late payment in the construction sector, and notably their links with the fragmentation of the construction supply chain and the specifics of payment processes or disputes in the construction sector.
Post date: 23 mar 2021
Type: Publication