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Our 2021 Spring Edition of the FEDARENE Info is out!   This season, we focus on District Heating and Cooling – a sector that could become one of the most important contributors to the EU Green Deal and Energy Transition. Heating and cooling drives half of the energy consumption in Europe. However, more than two thirds of demand is met with fossil fuels. Changing the conventional fossil paradigm in heating and cooling is essential for reaching the EU decarbonisation goals.
Post date: 25 Mär 2021
Type: News

During building design and construction phases, workers have many priorities to consider from start to finish. It’s essential to use proper rain and runoff management techniques to avoid floods, prevent erosion and more. Everything built without such precautions will experience structural damage.  
Post date: 24 Mär 2021
Type: News

by Mark Douglas Wessel   In principle, the idea of retrofitting homes to net zero sounds appealing enough. But the cost of implementing deep energy upgrades that might cost 45-60,000 Euro per home has long been a non-starter whether you’re an individual homeowner at one end of the scale… or manage thousands of rental units at the other. At either end of the spectrum, the potential long-term energy savings are often trumped by the up-front costs.  
Post date: 24 Mär 2021
Type: News

Concept:   The renewable transformation of heating and cooling is underway but requires innovative next-generation policies. Currently, renewables are estimated to serve just 10 % of the thermal energy demand.   The implementation of district heating and cooling (DHC) systems based on renewable energy sources (RES) is a solution that is spreading, particularly among small communities in search of energy independence.  
Post date: 22 Mär 2021
Type: Link

The next EU Green Week will be dedicated to EU's zero pollution ambition. Become an event partner until the 15th of April! Pollution is the underlying root cause of many health and environmental issues.   According to the World Health Organization, it kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, making it a far worse health issue than a pandemic.  
Post date: 18 Mär 2021
Type: News

70+ NATIONS EXPLORE THE FUTURE OF BUILDING   The INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE takes place online on 23 and 24 March 2021.NOTE: Due to COVID-19 this event will be held virtually.  
Post date: 17 Mär 2021
Type: Ereignis

Context:   Since 2015, the Climate Chance Association participates in the mobilisation against climate change   Founded after the World Summit Climate and Territories which brought together climate actors just before COP21.  
Post date: 17 Mär 2021
Type: Link

12 walls representative of the main current practices in straw construction were modelled in BIM.   The walls were described in 3D and commented on in French, English and Spanish, with a list of materials used and environmental and thermal performance levels estimated with the coconbim software.  
Post date: 17 Mär 2021
Type: News

In this second round, an even larger number of cities will be selected to benefit from tailor-made, fast and simplified support and access the grant of €60,000 to develop their investment concept - an initial step towards a fully-fledged business and financial plan.   The call for applications will be open from 29 March - 31 May.  
Post date: 16 Mär 2021
Type: News

This webinar explains how the new software platform FLEXharvester with the application STORM District Energy Controller facilitates the harvesting of energy flexibility in heat grids and multi-energy networks by leveraging your existing infrastructure.   
Post date: 16 Mär 2021
Type: News