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Smart technologies in buildings can be a cost-effective means to assist in creating healthier and more comfortable buildings with a lower energy use and carbon impact and can also facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources in future energy systems. One of the focal points of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is to better tap this potential of smart technologies in the building sector.  
Post date: 2 Okt 2020
Type: Publication

European Member States have different legislation in place and systems to run Energy performance certificate (EPC) schemes. X-tendo proposes conceptual approaches for features combining new ideas with existing methods to work towards developing innovative indicators that could be tested and integrated into the EPC schemes of the implementing countries.  
Post date: 2 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

ODYSSEE-MURE will organise a 1.5 day training event in Berlin on December 17 and 18 dedicated to energy efficiency evaluation. The training will be organized in 2 sessions:  
Post date: 29 Nov 2019
Type: Ereignis

Topic of the month (July 2019): Financing energy efficiency in buildings   Current levels of investment are insufficient to deliver on the Union's energy objectives for 2030.  
Post date: 12 Jul 2019
Type: News

The choice of the most suitable indicator framework is crucial, but difficult, as it requires expert knowledge. To help cities in their choice, this paper compares seven recently published indicator standards for Smart sustainable cities.   The choice of the most suitable indicator framework is crucial, but difficult, as it requires expert knowledge. To help cities in their choice, this paper compares seven recently published indicator standards for Smart sustainable cities.  
Post date: 10 Apr 2019
Type: Publication

The EU-funded project ExcEED, standing for European Energy Efficient building district Database, collects data from new and energy efficient buildings (such as energy performance, CO2 emissions, etc.), gathered into a database. Through the data collected, the buildings´ performance will be evaluated.  
Post date: 1 Mär 2019
Type: News

The International Energy Agency-IEA’s newly-enhanced Tracking Clean Energy Progress provides a comprehensive and rigorous assessment of a full range of energy technologies and sectors that are critical in a global clean-energy transition. It includes the most up-to-date information for where technologies are today and where they need to be according to the IEA’s Sustainable Development Scenario, a pathway to reach the Paris Agreement well below 2°C climate goal, deliver universal energy access and significantly lower air pollution.  
Post date: 11 Dez 2018
Type: Tool

Having reliable data and indicators on how energy is used is key to informing and monitoring the effectiveness of energy efficiency policies. Highlighting the importance of such data, the IEA has updated its Energy Efficiency Indicators database with annual data from 2000 to 2016, with expanded geographical coverage and an interactive visualization tool that better shows country-specific final energy consumption patterns across all end uses.  
Post date: 11 Dez 2018
Type: Publication

“It’s critical we have a big change over the next couple of years in how we do buildings and construction”, said Joyce Msuya, Deputy Executive Director of UNEP. “We only need to look at the current norms and quality of many buildings to see that we can do so much better,” she said, emphasizing that “we need to raise the bar in energy-efficient, green buildings and far better practice in construction.”  
Post date: 10 Dez 2018
Type: News

The Global Status Report documents the status and trends of key indicators for energy use, emissions, technologies, policies, and investments to track the buildings and construction sector, globally and in key regions. Central findings of this report include:  
Post date: 10 Dez 2018
Type: Publication