Very low energy buildings

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International Passive House Association Blog

The International Passive House Association Blog is filled with entries related to highly energy efficient buildings. Topics include summer comfort, the first Passive House hospital, energy efficient high rises, integrating renewable energy sources...

CHESS SETUP Project

CHESS SETUP is a H2020 funded project designing a technology solutionaiming to increase the energy efficiency, self-sufficiency and renewables in buildings.   The building sector is one of the most resource consuming sectors as it accounts for...

Best practice examples: an EPC database from H2020 guarantEE project

The Horizon 2020 project “guarantEE” is promoting and further developing Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) in the building sector in 14 European countries (Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Lithuania,...

LOCAL4GREEN project

Priority Axis: Fostering low-carbon strategies and energy efficiency in specific MED territories: cities, islands and remote areas Specific Objective: To increase the share of renewable local energy...

CEPPI project

CEPPI – Coordinated energy-related PPIs actions for cities – aims to build capacity in cities on how to achieve more sustainable energy solutions through a pro-innovation procurement approach. The five cities involved in...

ECO-Binder report in Euronews

We are glad to share with you video report about the ECO-Binder project which was created by Euronews and published in their Futuris series.   The video consists of manufacturing and installation process filmed in Nuova...

2030 Palette: a free online database for sustainable buildings and cities

The 2030 Palette is a free online platform that puts the principles and actions behind Zero Net Carbon and resilient built environments at the fingertips of designers, planners, and builders worldwide. The swatches, or sustainable design...

MPOWER: a short survey of municipalities and energy transition

This short survey is concerned with how municipalities are managing the energy transition.  It is part of a wider EU Horizon 2020 project: mPOWER - Municipal Action, Public Engagement and Routes Towards Energy Transition. While there are...

World Green Building Week 2018: Global Activity Map

This map is a place for you to share how and where in the world you’re participating in World Green Building Week 2018. Will you learn more about the benefits of a greener home? Will you share the week with friends and family? Will you...

Database of mixed-mode ventilated transitional spaces

  Transitional spaces are meant as “a space in between indoor and outdoor climate, or between two indoor environments, which thermal characteristics can be or not modified by mechanical control system and where occupant may experience the...