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UHI Project - Decision Support System (DSS)

Decision Support System (DSS) is a software developed within the context of the UHI (Urban Heat Island) project, implemented through the CENTRAL EUROPE Programme co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). It is a...
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IEA- Energy Efficiency Indicators database

The Energy Efficiency Indicators database contains annual data from 2000 to 2015, covering end use energy consumption for 8 energy products, end use energy efficiency indicators, and carbon intensity indicators for 4 sectors (residential,...
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Mandatory post occupancy evaluations on government projects demand clear strategy on performance and handover

  by Gary Clark     The first of April 2016 marked the start of a quiet revolution in public sector procurement. On that date Building Information Management (BIM) became mandatory for all public funded buildings over 2000m². What many...
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CERtuS SE²T: Εργαλείο Οικονομικής Αξιολόγησης

Το Εργαλείο Οικονομικής Αξιολόγησης (CERtuS SE²T) αναπτύχθηκε στο πλαίσιο του προγράμματος CERtuS . Είναι ένα φιλικό στη χρήση του και κατατοπιστικό εργαλείο πάνω σε ζητήματα χρηματοδότησης, το οποίο απευθύνεται κυρίως στις αρχές τοπικής...
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CERtuS SE²T: Simplified Economic Evaluation Tool

The Simplified Economic Evaluation Tool (CERtuS SE²T) has been developed under the CERtuS Project. It is a user-friendly and informative tool on financing issues, addressed principally to Municipalities but also to building owners that...
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EnergySavingCheck 3.0: Savings check - electricity, heating, water

The EnergySavingCheck 3.0 is a calculation tool developed to estimate a household’s energy and water consumption and savings. It was first introduced by Caritasverband Frankfurt e.V, Germany for the EU-funded project ACHIEVE and it is...
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Affordable solutions to overcome the challenges in urban housing

by Christine Marlet (Eurogypsum aisbl)   Europe is the most urbanised continent outside of the Americas, with 73% of the current population living in urban environments; this is expected to rise to 80% by 2050. The largest challenge for...
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New eceee explanatory note illustrates why EPBD must focus on energy needs

eceee press release, 30 November 2017: The European council for an energy efficient economy (eceee) believes that energy efficiency first means that energy needs should be reduced as far as possible in order to avoid wasting energy from...
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Delivering healthy and energy efficient buildings with EPBD - notes from the REHVA Brussels Summit Conference

On 13 and 14 November, REHVA organized its traditional Brussels Summit, bringing together Members, Supporters, MoU Partners, EU stakeholders and several present and future collaborators. While day one of the Summit was strictly devoted to...
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Energy Efficiency: MEPs set to choose between ‘stop’ or ‘continue’, sais Coalition for Energy Savings

Alternative proposals on the Energy Efficiency Directive jeopardise European industry and citizens’ energy bills     Coalition for Energy Savings press release, 20 November 2017       An alternative set of compromise amendments,...
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Helping to “empower smart solutions for better cities” - Remourban at SCIS conference, Budapest

In early October four REMOURBAN partners headed off to Budapest, Hungary, for the SCIS conference to meet with other Lighthouse and Smart Cities projects and help drive a smart and sustainable vision for Europe.    Entitled “Empowering...
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10 facts you need to know about adding solar panels to your home

Did you know that our planet receives enough energy from the sun that it can power the whole world?  All the energy that the world uses every day could be replaced with solar. It is no wonder then that more and more people want to take...
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IEA-EBC Annex 56 - A56 opt

A56 opt - Tool to support decision making for cost-effective energy and CO2 emissions optimisation in building renovation   A56opt-tool was developed in the framework of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and...
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“Renovations pivotal to the goal of limiting global warming”

There is still much to be done and the pace of energy renovations must be urgently stepped up, as the COP23 Building Action Symposium summit prepares to open in Bonn on November 9, says Adrian Joyce, Renovate Europe Campaign Director...
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EeMAP: Energy Efficient Mortgages could play central role in Europe’s new sustainable finance strategy

Energy efficient mortgages could play a central role in Europe’s new strategy for sustainable finance, states a White Paper published on 26 October 2017 under the EU funded ‘Energy Efficient Mortgages Action Plan’ (EeMAP) Initiative -...
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Thermal Atlas (Peta4)

Heat Roadmap Europe (HRE) added major new features to its energy planning tool, the perfect basis for European governments, businesses, consultants, academics, and planners to make informed decisions about investments in energy efficiency...
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Belgium initiatives to promote Europe-wide harmonized energy efficiency standards

REHVA advocates the need for harmonised application of EPB standards across Europe, which needs active involvement of national standardisation bodies and stakeholders, to achieve a harmonized energy performance calculation framework.  ...
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EuroACE and eceee applaud European Parliament’s committee vote on buildings efficiency

European NGOs and efficiency stakeholders applaud the 11 October 2017 vote of the Industry, Transport and Research (ITRE) Committee of the European Parliament in favour of stronger European building regulations. The final report adopted...
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Daylighting Pattern Guide

The Daylighting Pattern Guide illustrates how to create successful daylighting designs and presents information in a visual manner that appeals to designers as well as those with limited background in lighting design.  Detailed case...
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Smart Finance for Smart Building initiative

Thursday 21st September 2017, 15:00 – 16:30 Brussels time (CET)   Smart Finance for Smart Buildings (SFSB) initiative is a non-legislative proposal included by the European Commission in the proposed Clean Energy for All Europeans Package...