energy refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

The main objective of BuildUp Web portal is to reap the benefits of Europe's collective intelligence on energy reduction in buildings for all relevant audiences, bringing together new practitioners and professional associations, motivating them to exchange best working practices and knowledge and to transfer tools and resources.  
Post date: 5 Sep 2018
Type: News

The event is hosted by P2ENDURE, a EU funded project that has received funding from the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 723391, and it is organised in conjunction with EENSULATE and ENVISION H2020 projects. P2ENDURE aims to improve the availability and performance of energy saving solutions for deep renovation and transformation of vacant, obsolete or sub-optimal public buildings into dwellings. The project provides Plug & Play solutions which are:
Post date: 30 Aug 2018
Type: Ereignis

The REVALUE project partners have published a fact sheet for lenders, outlining the priorities and providing recommendations, as leading lenders are starting to collect energy efficiency data. There are long-term risk implications for low energy performance properties and the lending industry is beginning to recognise this.
Post date: 30 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The REVALUE project partners have published a fact sheet for valuers, outlining the priorities and providing recommendations. Regulators and professional bodies are recognising the importance of energy efficiency in building stock; they are encouraging valuers to work with their clients to collect more comprehensive building data.
Post date: 30 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The REVALUE project partners have published a fact sheet for housing providers, outlining the priorities and providing recommendations, as housing providers increasingly recognise that poor energy performance in residential buildings could compromise investment value.
Post date: 30 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

The seismic and energy retrofitting of existing European buildings with innovative materials is addressed in this report. The need for retrofitting of old buildings emanates from their substandard design in terms of both earthquake resistance and thermal insulation. This is revealed during strong earthquakes that result in collapses and damages of old buildings and consequently in economic losses, severe injuries and loss of human lives.
Post date: 21 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

ABRACADABRA is the acronym of a title summarizing the project’s strategy: Assistant Buildings’ addition to Retrofit, Adopt, Cure And Develop the Actual Buildings up to zeRo energy, Activating a market for deep renovation.
Post date: 24 Jul 2018
Type: Link

SEAI is Ireland's national sustainable energy authority; SEAI helps homes, businesses, communities, and industry to be more energy efficient. Also, supports the development of clean energy technologies that cause less harm to the environment. SEAI provides high-quality analysis and policy advice on a range of energy and climate issues at national and European level. This report brings together research findings and knowledge gathered by SEAI over the last six years on how to best stimulate home energy efficiency upgrades.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

Three research institutions from the STARDUST consortium shared their insights with a network of Spanish universities as to how Smart Cities can act as exemplary figures for replication to their regions  
Post date: 16 Jul 2018
Type: News

Disruptive ideas on Smart City Solutions were showcased in Tampere’s industrial Hackathon innovation challenge  
Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: News