energy refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

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Highly advanced modular integration of insulation, energising and storage systems for non-residential buildings ABOUT POWERSKIN+  
Post date: 16 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Check the 1st issue of the H2020 project EEnvest!   Here are the topics included:
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: News

EU countries had until 10 March to transpose the buildings directive, which was last updated in May 2018 as part of a package of clean energy laws.   The aim of the directive is to make the entire European building stock “highly energy efficient and decarbonised” so that emissions are brought down to near-zero by 2050.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: News

With respect to the EU climate and energy goals, a major challenge for EU cities lies within retrofitting the existing urban building stock. Hereby existing buildings represent a substantial potential for both (1) energy savings and (2) renewable energy production or intake.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

As part of the final month of the #GreenDeal4Buildings campaign, Renovate Europe has produced two complementary briefings looking at the issue of financing deep energy renovation. This briefing focuses on the need for strong policy, the potential of public-private partnerships, and the particular challenges of financing renovation in the residential sector.  
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

Over the past few months, Swiss Renova has been renovating a multifamily structure dating back to 1963, in line with the passive housing standard. The Swiss construction company paid particular attention to sustainability and energy efficiency, with Balco Balkonkonstruktionen integrating 240 special solar modules into the building’s 96 balconies.  
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Type: News

The contents of #5 RenoZEB newsletter are the following:  
Post date: 2 Apr 2020
Type: News

This study, commissioned and supervised by the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER), provides technical support to investigate the feasibility of introducing optional building renovation passports (BRPs) in the EU.  In particular, pursuant to Article 19a of the EPBD, this study evaluates the relevance, feasibility and potential impact of BRPs. This work is carried out in close consultation with stakeholders and in collaboration with leading experts, including IFEU and the Shift Project.
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

The decision-making process is one of the biggest challenges for deep renovation: difficulty to reach an agreement between parts, lack of sufficient financing schemes, and no clear vision of expected results, just to mention a few issues. Plug and play options help to overcome some of these concerns, as they usually enable a significant revalorisation of the property through a cost-effective and fast deep retrofitting.  
Post date: 30 Mär 2020
Type: News

Putting EU Green Deal in Action: Upscaling sustainable home renovation with innovative financing tools Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Europeans are spending nearly 100% of their time indoors. It is time to take a closer look at the energy efficiency, comfort and health of our homes and apartment buildings.  
Post date: 26 Mär 2020
Type: Ereignis