Financing, socio-economics


Cost-efficient Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (NZEBs)

The CoNZEBs project formed the main part of a session at the IAQVEC conference in Bari in September 2019. CoNZEBs project partner held in total 6 presentations including a project overview, different project results and one of the national...

Summary and presentations of the German CoNZEBs Event available

On 13 June 2019 the national German CoNZEBs event was held in Saalbau Gutleut in Frankfurt. More than 110 practitioners and decision makers attended the event organised as a mix of presentations of nearly zero-energy buildings and beyond...

CoNZEBs report: Life-cycle assessment of multi-family houses with different energy performance levels

The team of the EU Horizon 2020 project CoNZEBs has completed a follow-up activity to the identification of potential technical solution sets that could reduce investment costs for NZEBs. The scientific partners have carried out life-cycle...

Time to act as global energy efficiency progress drops to slowest rate since start of decade

Energy efficiency has tremendous potential to boost economic growth and avoid greenhouse gas emissions, but the global rate of progress is slowing – a trend that has major implications for consumers, businesses and the environment,...

Europeans’ attitudes on EU enegy policy

Survey requested by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Energy and co-ordinated by the Directorate-General for Communication.

One of the main priorities of Jean-Claude Juncker when he became President of the European Commission was to establish an Energy Union which ensures the clean, secure and affordable supply of energy to all Europeans.   In the course of its...


Croatia Green Building Council is organizing an GREEN BUILDING and SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Conference which will be held on November 12 in Esplanade hotel, Zagreb, Croatia.

The Conference is the Central Annual gathering of specialists and experts for the Green economy, Sustainability in building design and construction, Green energy and Transport together with the Sustainable Development in...

The European Commission at Ecomondo 2019: EU Programmes for your circular ideas.

23rd edition  |  5-8 November 2019  |  Italy - Rimini Expo Centre

Once again the European Commission will take part in Ecomondo, the annual trade fair for the green and circular economy. The expo will take place in Rimini, Italy from 5 to 8 November 2019. It will...

Procredit Bank Macedonia secures EUR 1 million to finance energy efficiency in households

Procredit Bank Macedonia has secured a EUR 1 million loan from the EBRD for financing energy efficiency improvements of residential buildings, in order to help homeowners reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve the quality of life.

Procredit Bank Macedonia will on-lend funds to local households, housing associations and service providers planning to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, the EBRD said on its website.   Possible investments will...