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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 masses?
Post date: 21 Okt 2019
2019 kicked off with a pipeline full of opportunities for institutional investors. Some real estate deals have been on hold since last year and have been waiting for someone to seize the opportunity; others have been waiting for timing and conditions to be defined. The trend is caracterized by private equity funds which continue to buy strategic assets in order to enhance their portfolios whilst trying to commercialize already held assets to regain liquidity and maximize their total returns.
Post date: 23 Sep 2019
This document is one of the report of the H2020 project STUNNING “SusTainable bUsiNess models for the deep reNovation of buIldiNGs”, running from October 2017 to September 2019
The deliverable will focus on providing solutions that foster SME participation in the market and value chain.
Post date: 14 Jun 2019
Smarter grids are enabling electricity producers and consumers to effectively change their electricity generation and usage in ways that can contribute to the system optimisation while also benefiting themselves and helping to reduce carbon emissions.
Post date: 26 Feb 2019
RenoZEB aims to unlock the nearly Zero Energy Building (nZEB) renovation market by increasing property value through a new systemic approach to retrofitting. This will include innovative components, and processes and decision making methodologies to guide all value-chain actors in the nZEB building renovation action.
Post date: 20 Feb 2019
The international market for green construction projects has grown significantly in the last 10 years and demand for green building activity is poised to grow in the next three years, according to a new report and industry survey published by Dodge Data & Analytics. The World Green Building Trends 2018 SmartMarket Report indicates an increase in the percentage of industry respondents who expect to do the majority (more than 60%) of their projects green – jumping from 27% in 2018 to almost half (47%) by 2021.
Post date: 4 Dez 2018
Funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme, the QualitEE project aims to increase investment in energy efficiency services in the building sector within the EU and improve trust in service providers. This will be achieved by developing quality assessment criteria and implementing quality assurance schemes. QualitEE builds upon the Transparense project, which established the European Code of Conduct for Energy Performance Contracting in 2014.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
TightVent Webinar | Ductwork airtightness: Standardisation’s on- going work and an overview of status and trends in Sweden, Japan, Spain and Portugal
Thursday 25 January 2018, 09:00-10:30 (Brussels time, CET)
Post date: 20 Dez 2017
The 2018 edition of the Solar District Heating (SDH) Conference will focus on sharing market development and policy making experience, recent projects as well as latest trends in technology and system concepts.
Key topics of the conference are:
Supporting SDH in your region
availability of areas;
frameworks and projects in new markets;
innovative business models.
SDH in urban context
Post date: 27 Okt 2017
The Horizon 2020 co-funded project CRAVEzero (Cost Reduction and market Acceleration for Viable nearly zero-Energy buildings) focuses on proven and new approaches to cost reduction of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEBs) at all stages of the life cycle. The main goal is to identify and eliminate the extra-costs for NZEBs related to processes, technologies, building operation, and to promote innovative business models taking into account the cost-effectiveness for all the stakeholders.
Post date: 24 Okt 2017