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The 2016 Commission’s winter package - Does it address energy poverty?

Energy poverty is a major challenge across the EU, and has its root in low incomes and energy inefficient housing. The winter package presents a new approach to protect vulnerable consumers.   The Commission's energy efficiency proposals...
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OVERVIEW | Building on strong foundations: BUILD UP Partners’ first reactions to the Clean Energy Package

On 30 November 2016 the European Commission published the Clean Energy Package, a 1000-page legislative proposal with the threefold goal of putting energy efficiency first, promoting the European Union’s global leadership in renewable...
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Wege zum Effizienzhaus Plus - Grundlagen und Beispiele für energieerzeugende Gebäude

In Deutschland hat energiesparendes Bauen eine lange Tradition. Seit mehr als 30 Jahren wird am Gebäude der Zukunft geforscht, das klimaneutral bewohnt werden kann. Das Effizienzhaus Plus ist nicht an eine bestimmte Technologie gebunden,...
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Association pour la CERtification des Matériaux Isolants (ACERMI)

The Association pour la CERtification des Matériaux Isolants "ACERMI" provides neutral, independent support for insulation product innovation. It tests and validates the specifications and performance of thermal insulation products in the...
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Greece: The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) Earns Platinum LEED Certification

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the organisation that has developed the leading international certification system for green buildings, has announced that the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC) has received a...
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Green Building Councils in 10 countries announce plans to recognise zero emissions buildings

On 10 November 2016, the goal to ensure that every single building produces zero carbon emissions by 2050 took a major step forward as Green Building Councils in 10 countries (Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, the...
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QUALICHeCK Overview of EPC compliance and quality issues on the ground

EPBD directive 2002 and its recast 2010 have led to significant efforts in EU Member States to improve the energy performance of buildings. The compliance of energy performance assessments and quality of works are increasingly important...
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Έργα Αειφόρου Ενέργειας στο Δημόσιο Τομέα

Ημερίδα ΚΑΠΕ - Έργα Αειφόρου Ενέργειας στο Δημόσιο Τομέα και η εμπειρία των Οργανισμών τοπικής αυτοδιοίκησης (ΟΤΑ) από το Σχεδιασμό στην Υλοποίηση   Το Κέντρο Ανανεώσιμων Πηγών Ενέργειας διοργανώνει την Παρασκευή 14...