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The 58 CONCERTO communities demonstrate new, realistic models to bridge towards smart cities and communities with good examples for sustainable district development as well as for refurbishment in buildings. 14 video clips have been finalised and are now available on the website of CONCERTO http://www.concerto.eu on the video gallery.
Post date: 20 Nov 2013
Type: Fall

Three publications will be finalised by end of 2013 and beginning of 2014 showcasing findings from the analysis of the 22 EU projects that have been running in the frame of the CONCERTO initiative (FP6, FP7) of the EU. The meta-project CONCERTO Premium will publish the outcomes of the last three years of their work:
Post date: 20 Nov 2013
Type: Publication

Construction21.eu launches first virtual tradeshow for sustainable construction for Europe with the support of 13 Green Building Councils.
Post date: 25 Okt 2013
Type: News

The IEE MOVIDA project developed a tool for automatic generation of advice to end users, from the compilation of a check list of heating and cooling systems during inspections. The tool, derived from the Dutch "Installation Performance Scan", was in-field tested in seven EU countries. It is possible to have an added value from the EPBD inspections, which may go beyond the control of compliance and become a potential source of energy efficiency measures.
Post date: 8 Okt 2013
Type: Tool

ENSI EAB Software is used for calculating the energy performance of buildings in energy audits and for preparing building energy certificates. It can be applied to new and existing residential and non-residential buildings.
Post date: 7 Okt 2013
Type: Tool

This report summarises the work carried out during the first year of the Concerted Action for the Energy Services Directive II (CA ESD) on informing and advising final consumers (citizens and small and medium enterprises). Information and communication is essential in order to fulfil the obligations of the ESD. However, it is difficult to inform and advice the target groups in ways that are understood by the final consumers. Energy efficiency in itself is not always of highest interest among them.
Post date: 10 Sep 2013
Type: Publication

This report summarises the work carried out during the first year of the second Concerted Action for the Energy Services Directive (CA ESD) on funds and financing for energy efficiency. It focuses on analysing financial measures used for energy efficiency (EE) and finding successful examples of funding and financial mechanisms within the CA ESD.
Post date: 10 Sep 2013
Type: Publication

This report summarises the work carried out during the first year of the second Concerted Action for the Energy Services Directive (CA ESD) on the topic of energy companies and energy services. The objective of the work was to investigate business models, supporting frameworks and policies to develop and foster the energy services market, collecting, presenting and discussing interesting examples and good practice.
Post date: 10 Sep 2013
Type: Publication

This report summarises the work carried out during the first year of the Concerted Action for the Energy Services Directive II (CA ESD) on the theme ―Public sector: national, regional and local initiatives.The main objective was to investigate public procurement as an effective tool to help the public sector in its exemplary role imposed by the ESD, with a focus given to co-operation between different levels of national, regional and local.
Post date: 10 Sep 2013
Type: Publication