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Myenergy - national structure for energy advice

Professional and free advice on how to reduce your energy consumption, enhance renewable energy and access to state subsidies in Luxembourg. Free Hotline: 8002 11 90
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BaleHaus at Bath

Researchers from the BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials at the University of Bath (United Kingdom) have built a house made of prefabricated straw and hemp panels on campus to test how they perform as building materials.
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CETE de Lyon

Organism of the French ministry of Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Sea. The Center of Equipment Technical Studies (CETE) of Lyon has, among others, a specialized team in the air-sealing of Building working with Rémi Carrié....
Organisme du ministère français de l'écologie, de l'énergie, du développement durable et de la mer, le Centre d'études techniques de l'équipement de Lyon possède notamment une équipe spécialisée sur le thème de l'étanchéité à l'air des...
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ASIEPI - Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact

ASIEPI stands for 'Assessment and Improvement of the EPBD Impact (for new buildings and building renovation)'. The EU Intelligent Europe SAVE project addressed 6 technical issues in connection with the EPBD implementation: Intercomparison...
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Directorate-General for Energy website about Energy Efficiency in Buildings

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Energy website about Energy Efficiency in Buildings
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Green Book Live

Green Book Live is a free online database managed by BRE (United Kingdom) designed to help specifiers and end users identify products and services that can help to reduce their impact on the environment. Green Book Live brings together...
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IG Passivhaus on YouTube

YouTube channel of the IG Passivhaus Österreich. Watch videos about passive house standard. Get information about the passive house in general and about best practice examples. Presentations and interviews from international experts are...
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Euro FM

www.eurofm.org
EuroFM is a Network of more than 60 organisations, all focussed on Facility Management. They are based in some 15 European countries and represent professional (national) associations, education- and research institutes and commercial...
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Recast of the EPBD: policy summary by RICS

These 9 web pages give a summary of the possible content of the EPBD recast, together with the opinion of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
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Effilogis - Programme about energy efficiency of buildings in the Franche-Comté Region (France)

The French Region Franche-Comté launched a programme together with ADEME in order to help for the improvement of energy efficiency of buildings. The website includes information about low energy buildings, interesting cases and financial...
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The largest evaporatively cooled office space in Europe?

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Bristol City Council’s 6,000 square metres "call centre" project at Somerfield House involved the refurbishment of a complete floor of a modern office building.
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Saving energy

Saving Energy is a portal for  people who want to contribute to a lower energy consumption and improve energy efficiency.
Energy saving portal
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Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC)

Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC) is a non-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable design, construction and operations in the entire Poland
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European Energy Service Initiative

Local and regional capacity-building will be achieved through national online-help desks, frequent training events for local authorities, companies, and multipliers, as well as consultancy for applying and advancing EPC-standard...
The European Energy Service Initiative (EESI) will broadly promote the implementation of EPC, thus contributing strongly to the establishment of effective energy service markets in Europe. EESI will make use of existing standards and tools...
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Energy labelling of buildings in Lombardy

Web site of Energy Certification of buildings in Lombardy, managed by Cestec SpA on behalf of Lombardy Region
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Construction details - PREBAT MININFIL project

A series of construction details to build airtight buildings. 4 construction types are covered. Construction details apply to French context, but could inspire building professionals in other countries.
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IEA - EBC: International Energy Agency - Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme

The EBC mission is to develop and facilitate the integration of technologies and processes for energy efficiency and conservation into healthy, low emission, and sustainable buildings and communities, through innovation and research.The...
The IEA (International Energy Agency) - Energy in Buildings and Communities Programme (EBC) carries out research and development activities toward near zero-energy and carbon emissions in the built environment. The R&D activities focus...
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Active House

Active House is a vision of buildings that creates healthy and comfortable lives for their occupants without negatively influencing the climate and environment. Active House proposes a target framework for how to design and renovate...
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SHC - International Energy Agency (IEA)

The Solar Heating and Cooling Programme was established in 1977, one of the first programmes of the International Energy Agency. The Programme's work is unique in that it is accomplished through the international collaborative effort of...
The Solar Heating and Cooling Programme was established in 1977, one of the first programmes of the International Energy Agency. The Programme's work is unique in that it is accomplished through the international collaborative effort of...
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Réseaux de Chaleur

Actualités et informations concernant les réseaux de chauffage urbain et leurs sources d’énergie, notamment les sources renouvelables (biomasse, géothermie…). Ce blog est animé par le CETE de l’Ouest, un service du Ministère de l’...
News and information (in French) about district heating networks and their sources of energy, notably renewable energies (biomass, geothermal…). This blog is run by the CETE de l’Ouest, an agency of the French Ministry of Ecology, Energy,...