Building operation and energy management systems

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Restoring a Latvian treasure: the New Castle of Sigulda

An ERDF-funded project is reconstructing the New Sigulda Castle Complex in Latvia to restore its beauty while simultaneously saving energy and reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

The project is restoring what was once known as one of the most magnificent Writer’s Palaces in Europe, a unique example of national romanticism in Latvia. A total budget of over EUR 5 million has been made available for the work, of which...
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Climate Emergency: Mainstreaming Passivhaus by 2030 #UKPHC19

Join the UK Passivhaus Conference in Manchester this October to discover how to successfully industrialise the Standard and deliver Passivhaus for the mass market.

View the programme   The wider industry is waking up to the benefits of energy efficient buildings and many policies are beginning to point to Passivhaus (or equivalent!) But are we capable of propelling Passivhaus as the new norm for the...
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SocialWatt project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 845905.

Connecting Obligated Parties to Adopt Innovative Schemes towards Energy Poverty Alleviation SocialWatt aims to support obligated parties under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive to develop, adopt, test and spread innovative...
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STEP project

The STEP project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847080.

Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty (STEP) is a project to develop a simple, innovative and replicable model of measures to address energy poverty.   The project covers some of the countries with the highest rates...
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Research Brief: Multiple benefits as a driver of energy-efficient building renovation

An increased energy performance of buildings not only reduces energy costs and CO2 emissions, but creates jobs, increases the comfort and health of its occupants and brings environmental benefits in terms of improved air quality. Valuing...
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7^ Conferenza Nazionale Passivhaus

ZEPHIR: ricostruiamo il CLIMA!   Il 14 Novembre una nuova e più grande conferenza Passivhaus ti aspetta nel primo salone internazionale della riqualificazione: RESTRUCTURA!   L’Istituto di...
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European cities engage the market to realise zero-emission and healthy construction procurement

Cities from across Europe met on 9 October in ICLEI Member Copenhagen (Denmark) to liaise with market actors in the construction supply chain regarding their targets and plans to achieve clean and healthy construction. Representatives from...
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100% RHC for a Sustainable Future

The Eu­ro­pean Tech­nol­ogy & In­no­va­tion Plat­form on Re­new­able Heat­ing and Cool­ing (RHC ETIP) or­gan­ises the event 100% RHC for a Sus­tain­able Fu­ture, the op­por­tu­nity for RHC ex­perts to learn, net­work and pre­...

Why join­ing?   The RHC ETIP gath­ers in­dus­try rep­re­sen­ta­tives, re­searchers and pol­icy mak­ers to net­work and ex­change their ex­per­tise on RHC in­no­v­a­tive pro­jects, chal­lenges and op­por­tu­ni­ties to...