Legislation, regulations, standards

In 21 case studies, the EUKI project BEACON evaluated national climate policies in European countries. The Latvian Baltic Energy Efficiency Facility (LABEEF) is a company that was founded in 2016 to facilitate the deep renovation of the Latvian housing sector, which is dominated by prefabricated high-rise buildings erected between 1941 and 1992 during era of Soviet occupation.
Post date: 29 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

The information system of the IMPULSE project is an online tool developed in the framework of the Interreg MED Programme 2014-2020. IMPULSE introduces an integrated management support system for planning energy efficiency interventions in public buildings.  
Post date: 26 Jul 2019
Type: Tool

Building the infrastructure to decarbonise the EU’s energy system by 2050 through large amounts of green gas is projected to be up to 36% more expensive than through energy efficiency and smart electrification, even in European countries with a cold climate, according to “Towards fossil-free energy in 2050”, conducted by Element Energy and Cambridge Econometrics, and commissioned by the European Climate Foundation.  
Post date: 26 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

The Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH) aims to encourage landlords to improve the energy efficiency of social housing in Scotland.   This supports the Scottish Government's vision of warm, high quality, affordable, low carbon homes and a housing sector that helps to establish a successful low carbon economy across Scotland.  
Post date: 25 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

Using 3D modelling software, layering it with data, and working very closely with all partners in construction and engineering projects is critical if European companies are to survive in the challenging and rapidly changing market.   Building information modelling (BIM) is a digital information management approach. It means a more efficient use of resources, more effective communications and therefore collaboration within the partnership, greater flexibility and improved long-term planning.
Post date: 24 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

Il settore finanziario ha un ruolo chiave nel guidare gli investimenti verso tecnologie e imprese più sostenibili, finanziare una crescita di lungo termine e contribuire alla creazione di un'economia circolare, a basse emissioni di carbonio e resiliente.   La Commissione Europea ha lanciato un Action Plan sulla Finanza Sostenibile con l’obiettivo di orientare gli investimenti finanziari in tale direzione.  
Post date: 22 Jul 2019
Type: News

ETIP PV is highly supportive of the EU’s interest in following a pathway that leads to a max -1.5°C warmer world and encourages it to put in place the policies that will achieve this as cost-effectively as possible. This means acting soon because zero net-carbon emissions are required by 2050.   The EU targets will be achieved with a fully decarbonised and expanded power sector that provides services in heating and cooling, transport and possibly chemical feedstocks.  
Post date: 18 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

The UK "stands no chance" of slashing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, nor meeting its interim carbon budgets, unless the government takes urgent action to improve the energy efficiency standards of buildings and households, a group of MPs has warned.   After carrying out an inquiry into the issue, MPs on the Committee found the rate of efficiency measures - such as insulation and low energy lighting - installed in UK homes under government schemes has plummeted by 95 per cent since 2012. 
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: News

The energy transition is well under way. The digital transformation, new mobility approaches, new ideas for living in cities and the rising number of prosumers are examples of the ongoing energy transition.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: Ereignis

After the The Energy Efficient Mortgages Event in Riga in April, next meeting will take place in Venice next September 2019.  
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: Ereignis