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This report assesses the compliance of the 14 available LTRS (as published on the website of the European Commission on 8 September 2020) against the provisions in Article 2a of the amended 2018 EnergyPerformance of Buildings Directive1 (EPBD).  
Post date: 25 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

New report from BPIE – the Buildings Performance Institute Europe - highlights that more than half of EU Member States are six months late to submit their national Long-Term Renovation Strategies (LTRS), a key element of Europe’s strategy to decarbonise the building stock. Of those submitted only one is fully compliant with EU legislation.  
Post date: 25 Sep 2020
Type: News

Registration   The cost for attending the conference is €680. “Early Birds” who register by 30 September, will receive a 10% discount (€612).   The price includes lunch and the conference documentation with the full papers from the speakers.    
Post date: 22 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

Lakes and rivers offer an interesing potential for providing heating and cooling energy to buildings, in particular also in combination with energy efficiency measures on the building envelopes. In this webinar, related strategies and experiences are presented and discussed.
Post date: 21 Sep 2020
Type: Ereignis

IEA EBC Annex 75 Cost-effective Building Renovation at District Level Combining Energy Efficiency & Renewables: 6th Expert Meeting   September 22-24, 2020 Remote Meeting, in replacement of the foreseen live meeting Zurich Switzerland   The EBC Research Programme  
Post date: 3 Aug 2020
Type: Ereignis

Transition Workshop 2020 Roadmaps for resilient decarbonizing cities 13 – 24 Juillet 2020, Genève  
Post date: 3 Jul 2020
Type: Ereignis

Researchers at ETH Zurich have created a machine that controls the setting rate of concrete to offer a "seamless transition between casting and 3D printing" so that structures can be made that use less material.   The system called Fast Complexity combines two existing technologies for creating concrete forms – 3D printing concrete and casting into formwork.  
Post date: 2 Jul 2020
Type: News

[Report] International experiences with Efficiency First    
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Type: Publication

The H2020 Penny Project - Psychological social & financial barriers to energy efficiency - applies a behavioural science approach to better understand individual behaviour in the domain of energy efficiency. In particular, the project seeks to advance the understanding of consumer decisions in relation to both the use of energy and the adoption of energy-efficient technologies.  
Post date: 23 Jun 2020
Type: Tool

Energy-efficient buildings have the potential to play a key role in EU energy transition. In the United States, several energy utilities have recently piloted and launched buildings Pay-for-Performance (P4P) programmes making use of possibilities offered by energy metering technologies that provide greater certainty over energy savings and drive improved performance.  
Post date: 16 Jun 2020
Type: Publication