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Introduction: the MedZEB approach The development of the retrofitting market is a significant challenge throughout Europe. This challenge faces particular conditions in the Mediterranean region due e.g. to its environmental and climatic factors, to the structure of the ownership and of the built stock, to social and economic factors, and to the consequences of economic crisis, which struck European Med countries with a higher impact than the other countries in Europe.
Post date: 21 Okt 2020
Type: News

Local authorities must find money to support the renovation of social housing.   SEI Forums, a European Commission initiative, is hosting a webinar on   Channelling Investments to the Renovation of Social Housing in Europe   Friday 23 October 2020  
Post date: 15 Okt 2020
Type: Ereignis

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.   This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Okt 2020
Type: News

Green Homes going Mainstream SMARTER Finance for Families - H2020 Project   Webinar  
Post date: 8 Okt 2020
Type: Ereignis

The two banks will finance energy efficiency and renewable energy projects deployed by Polish homeowners, micro-farmers and housing associations.   Leveraging the agreement with EIB, BNP Paribas Bank Polska will be able to provide €166.7 million ($193.9 million) of new financing for energy efficiency projects.  
Post date: 8 Okt 2020
Type: News

Concept:   HANDIHEAT will focus on energy performance in rural housing and public infrastructure challenges in peripheral and arctic regions.   The overall objective of Handiheat is to develop a set of resources; implementation toolkits, decision making guides and a roadmap for the rural community housing sector. Pilots will provide visible proof and an enduring guide to what can be achieved.
Post date: 8 Okt 2020
Type: Link

The comprehensive Guidebook titled “Designing Net Zero Energy (NZE) Settlements” describing the project’s concept and implementation has now been released.  
Post date: 7 Okt 2020
Type: News

Innsbruck is one of the pilot cities of the FP7 project SINFONIA, and selected its eastern district to demonstrate the large scale implementation of energy efficient measures, with the objective of achieving on average 40 – 50% primary energy savings in the demo sites and to increase at least by 30% the share of renewables in the district’s energy mix.  
Post date: 6 Okt 2020
Type: Fall

Fine words renovate no building. But President Ursula von der Leyen’s State of the Union speech was a political knockout. The bottom line: the European Union cannot meet 55% by 2030 emissions reduction target without at least doubling building renovation rates. That is why the green recovery needs to start at home, literally.  
Post date: 6 Okt 2020
Type: News

QualDeEPC has completed one-third of its duration, time to take a brief look at the (interim) results and activities of the first project year:   In October 2019, the QualDeEPC consortium representing ten institutions from eight countries held its kick-off meeting in Brussels, Belgium.  
Post date: 5 Okt 2020
Type: News