Financing, socio-economics

Ereignis

Symposium on valuing the multiple benefits of energy efficiency

The EU-funded “Multiple Benefits” project and the German project “Multiple benefits as drivers for building renovation” invite businesses, decision-makers and interested stakeholders to share and discuss methods, lessons and tools to promote...

The building and industry sectors combined represent about 85% of Europe’s CO2 emissions and about 70% of final energy use. Increasing energy efficiency and reducing energy demand is thus a key strategy to reducing carbon emissions from...
Ereignis

DRIVE 0 – Symposium on Circular Renovation

Circular renovations play a key role in decarbonization of our building stock. To increase the amount of circular renovations, these need to be attractive for consumers and investors, as well they need to be environmentally friendly and cost...

Join us on the journey to decarbonize the built environment!   Thursday October 24, 2019 @ Brightlands Center Court, Arthur | 09:00 – 16:30h Brightlands Chemelot Campus To give a good kick-off to the...
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DRIVE 0 project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 841850.

Driving decarbonization of the EU building stock by enhancing a consumer centred and locally based circular renovation process Before telling you all about what we do in Drive 0, we will start by defining ‘circular renovation’. Our...
Ereignis

BHÖ European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value

European Congress on the Use, Management and Conservation of Buildings of Historical Value. BHÖ is responsible for multiple services aiming at efficient management as well as the conservation of historic buildings owned by the...

Congress Day 1: 16 October 2019 Energy Efficiency and Historic Buildings - Contradiction or Reality? 09:00 - 10:00 Reception+Registration 10:00 - 10:15 Welcome speech by Patron Welcome speech by the Burghauptmann Reinhold Sahl 10:15...
Publication

Commission report: Evaluation of the Energy Taxation Directive

EU rules on energy taxation no longer deliver the same positive contribution as when they first came into force in 2003, according to a new report published by Commission services on 12 September 2019.   While the evaluation of the Energy...
Publication

Regenerative design in digital practice. A handbook for the built environment

Book developed as the result of the work done in the Work Group 2 of RESTORE CA16114 COST Project.

Architectural design can no longer be only concerned with developing artefacts that produce reduced environmental impacts within a certain threshold of emissions. Conversely, buildings today must be developed to reverse the effects of...
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SEFIPA: A sustainable energy financing platform with high impact

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency project SEFIPA ended with impressive results. It supported real estate funds with a total volume of EUR 6.7 billion to apply sustainability criteria for their buildings portfolio.  SEFIPA established a...
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Turnkey Retrofit project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 839134.

Context Europe is facing the now more than pressing challenge to triple the current renovation rate in order to meet its climate and energy goals, mitigate climate change and get on track to limit global temperature increase to 1,5°C as...