Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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The house was built after the 1st world war as notary's villa in the former periphery of Tolmin where richer buildings were located.   The house expresses the characteristics of secession and is listed in the Register of Slovene cultural heritage.   Firstly served as a single family house, after the 2nd world war it was used for State security administration. Later it was rearranged to a four apartment building.
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: Fall

After 12 years’ development, PV Guangzhou has successfully made itself one of the most well-known and popular solar photovoltaic expos in China, attracting a lot of famous companies as its exhibitors, such as JA Solar, Trina, Longi, Chint Solar, Yingli Solar, Jolywood, Sveck Photovoltaic New Materials, AKCOME, AP System, Kstar, SOFARSOLAR, Growatt, Solar, SAJ, Goodwe, Amerisolar, GINLONG, UNIEXPV, Mibet, IVNT, Afore, Kingfeels, and so forth.  
Post date: 10 Nov 2020
Type: Ereignis

Deep renovation is a key action to drastically reduce energy demand and achieve the EU vision of a decarbonised building stock by 2050. However, only 1% of European buildings are being renovated yearly and shallow retrofits persist with low impact on energy consumption.   The StepUP project is developing new technologies and solutions to make building renovation more attractive and affordable.
Post date: 9 Nov 2020
Type: Publication

2020 is a year with many firsts: a world-wide pandemic that threatens our society, but also countries stepping up their climate ambitions and the European Union announcing the Climate Neutral Cities mission as well as many opportunities for cities with the Green Deal Policy Framework.   The Celsius Initiative also has some firsts this year: co-creating the forerunner groups together with the Celsius Cities and the first virtual Summit – Celsius Summit 2020  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Ereignis

Concept and objectives:   EU countries have drawn up strategies reflected in their National Energy Efficiency Action Plans that include provision of an overview of the country's national building stock, identification of key policies that the country intends to use to stimulate renovations and provision of an estimate of the expected energy savings that will result from renovations.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Existing measurements of equipment and building energy use paint a bleak image: real-life energy consumption often exceeds design predictions by more than 100%.   As a result, reducing the gap between designed and measured energy use has become central in current efforts to increase energy efficiency.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   PRELUDE will facilitate the transition to clean energy by combining innovative, smart, low-cost solutions into a proactive optimization service.   The project is focused on assessing the right level of smartness necessary for any given household and then providing the optimal tools according to the needs of the user (occupant or tenant, owner or manager and energy service provider).  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

EEIP is a free, neutral and open business and policy platform for the energy transition.   At its core is the idea that the energy transition requires more than technical solutions but sound business cases, and that market growth can be accelerated through information and best practice exchange.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

Concept and objectives:   Ashvin aims at enabling the European construction industry to significantly improve its productivity, while reducing cost and ensuring absolutely safe work conditions, by providing a proposal for a European wide digital twin standard, an open source digital twin platform integrating IoT and image technologies, and a set of tools and demonstrated procedures to apply the platform and the standard proven to guarantee specified productivity, cost, and safety improvements.  
Post date: 6 Nov 2020
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 project BIM4Ren investigates its use and potential in renovation projects, through easy-to-use tools, to achieve the EU energy targets for the European building stock.   
Post date: 5 Nov 2020
Type: Ereignis