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ECSO - Policy Fact Sheet Bulgaria

BUILD UP Skills EnerPro – Thematic objective 2

In Bulgaria, around 1,400 buildings are being renovated and retrofitted since 2017 according to the Bulgarian Construction Chamber (BCC) as nearly 70% of the building stock was built before 1979.   The successful improvement of building...

Unconference Living Future 2020

The crisis of climate change is bearing down on the places and people we love. Committed to forward motion, our community works quickly to reverse this course even as a widening disaster looms on the horizon.   Yet – why do we still show...

EU project HARP to develop an app helping to switch to more efficient heating systems

Background – Why the EU heating stock needs to change   Among the 126 million boilers installed in the EU, a staggering 60% are inefficient (performing as a C or lower energy class). However, people are rarely aware of the...

Proceedings - Joint workshop of the Concerted Actions for EU energy legislation

The three Concerted Actions that help countries implement EU energy legislation have published proceedings of their recent joint workshop.

The Concerted Action for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), the Concerted Action for the Renewable Energy Sources Directive (CA RES) and the Concerted Action for the Energy Efficiency Directive (CA EED) organised the...

Sinfonia “Smart City talks” Webinar n°4 - Tools to get urban energy planning right

We would like to invite you to the forth webinar of our "Smart City talks" series.    Our “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experiences of the Sinfonia pilot cities, exploring best practices and tools for...

Building Information Modelling skills made accessible to European professionals

Funded under Horizon 2020, the BIMcert project is helping EU construction professionals improve their skills by providing tailored training and certifications on Building Information Modeling. 

Paul McCormack, Project coordinator, tells us more about how the project is supporting the implementation of BIM and driving digital transformation across the EU construction supply chain.   Could you describe the project and its...

BIMcert platform

BIMcert provides an easily accessible portal for training the vast middle tier of construction industry supply chain professionals of all profiles. The framework and materials supporting the portal is aimed at improving workers’ BIM,...

Sustainable Places 2020 latest announcements

Europe’s #1 destination for dissemination of research, collaboration, networking and the creation of market opportunities.    Join us for the 8th edition of Sustainable Places!28 - 30 October 2020 / Aix-...