Mentioning a '20% increase in energy efficiency' as one of the main priorities set out in the Europe 2020 strategy for 'smart, sustainable and inclusive growth,' Hahn spoke firmly about the important role of cities in acheiving these ends:
'There has been much talk in Brussels in the past couple of years about these objectives and how to achieve them,' said Hahn. 'I can tell you one thing very clearly: we will never achieve them without Europe's cities.
Post date: 15 Jan 2013
The main aim of REScoop 20-20-20, a new IEE-supported initiative (launched in April, 2012) according to Dirk Vansintjan, the project’s coordinator, ‘... is to bring to the surface all the renewable energy cooperatives around Europe; all the pioneers responsible for these initiatives, all their expertise, and all their experiences—both good and bad.’
Post date: 10 Jan 2013
Hannover, 22.11.2012 – More than half of the overall world population is living in urban areas - with rising tendency. The permanently increasing urbanization can be driven to more sustainability by ecological concepts for mobility, energy-efficient buildings and intelligent energy supply. Intelligent energy supply had also been the main subject of the well-attended “Sustainable Energy in Buildings and Urban Areas” Symposium (SEBUA 2012) which took place in Kusadasi near Izmir/Turkey from October 14 – 20, 2012.
Post date: 4 Dez 2012
Energy Community Energy Efficiency Task Force is an expert group which supports various aspects of implementation of energy efficiency directives (including EPBD) in the Contracting Parties of the Energy Community (Western Balkan countries, Moldova and Ukraine).
Post date: 9 Nov 2012
Energy efficiency in buildings is at the forefront of this effort. Inter alia:
Post date: 8 Okt 2012
Post date: 30 Apr 2012
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Post date: 30 Apr 2012
Post date: 4 Apr 2012
After status quo analysis, the study recommends for categorization and subcategorization of buildings, a building stock inventory based on Annex I of the EPBD and EUROSTAT. Consequently, the study recommends ten categories for residential (3) and non-residential (7) buildings. Two phase approach has been recommended for the development of reference buildings.
Post date: 12 Mär 2012
If this is the case, the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are made for you. Launched by the European Commission in 2005, they provide an invaluable opportunity to highlight the successes of the most outstanding and innovative projects in the fields of energy efficiency and renewable energy.As a stakeholder directly involved in the buildings sector, we invite you to participate in the “LIVING” category which gathers projects that aim to make buildings more energy-efficient or that incorporate the on-site generation of renewable energy.
Post date: 31 Jan 2012