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The New Climate Economy. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate is a major international initiative to analyse and communicate the economic benefits and costs of acting on climate change. Chaired by former President of Mexico Felipe Calderón, the Commission...

Funding to consumers for heating system checks in Germany

The German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy offers consumers the chance to get practical tips from energy consultants who visit their homes and show them how to optimise their heating and thus save money. A total of...

STEP2SPORT: STEP by STEP renovation towards nearly zero energy SPORT buildings

In Europe, there are around one million and a half sports facilities, representing 8% of the overall building stock. Most of them were built before 1980 and need refurbishment. The STEP2SPORT project (a project of the Intelligent Energy Europe – IEE...

Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group

The Building Information Modelling (BIM) Task Group is a UK Government-funded group, managed through the Cabinet Office, created in 2011. It was founded to "drive adoption of BIM across government" in support of the Government Construction Strategy...

Energy labelling of new boilers, heat pumps and water heaters | Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC)

These webpages from the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) website (in the United Kingdom) describe the energy labelling of boilers, heat pumps and water heaters as required by the European Regulations 811/2013 and 812/2013. The pages...

ECO-Binder project: Innovative prefabricated concrete systems

ECO-Binder is 4 year research project co-funded by European Commission under the Energy Theme of the Horizon 2020 aiming to develop insulating concrete systems based on novel low CO₂ binders for a new family of eco-innovative, durable and...

Training on ventilation and air conditioning for office and commercial buildings

The Danish Technological Institute offers this 3-day course, which is designed and organised for all professionals working with ventilation systems in office and commercial buildings as well as for builders - but with a focus on operations staff,...

Training for installers of underfloor heating systems – Denmark

The Danish Technological Institute offers this one day course, which is especially designed for underfloor heating installers, plumbers, prefabricated house manufacturers and utility heating technicians.   It provides:   knowledge of the legal...

Training for installers of small biomass systems – Denmark

This scheme is now closed   The purpose of this 3-day course is to train installers so that they have the opportunity to sign up for the exam in relation to the Danish Energy Agency RE scheme.   In more detail, those trained...

Energy Efficient Ventilated Facades for Optimal Adaptability and Heat Exchange enabling novel NZEB architectural concepts for the refurbishment of existing buildings (E2VENT)

E2VENT is a 42 month project (2015-2018) with the main objective of the development of energy efficient ventilated façades for the refurbishment of existing residential multi-story buildings: a modular adaptable system embedding heat exchangers to...

Southwest European Space Territorial Cooperation Programme (SUDOE)

The Interreg  Southwest European Space Territorial Cooperation Programme (SUDOE) Programme is part of the European territorial cooperation objective (Interreg), which in turn is part of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)...

ENI CBC Med Programme 2014-2020

Over € 209 million have been granted by the European Union to the ENI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme for the period 2014-2020. According to the Programming document, a fifth of the financial allocation for Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) under...

Iνστιτούτο Κτιρίων Μηδενικής Ενεργειακής Κατανάλωσης (INZEB)

 Το Iνστιτούτο Κτιρίων Μηδενικής Ενεργειακής Κατανάλωσης – ΙΝΖΕΒ αποτελεί έναν φορέα συγκέντρωσης, διαχείρισης, τεκμηρίωσης και διάδοσης γνώσης και τεχνογνωσίας σε θέματα που άπτονται της εξοικονόμησης ενέργειας στον κτιριακό τομέα...

Energy Performance Contracting Plus (EPC+)

The EPC+ project, funded under the HORIZON 2020 programme (H2020-EU.3.3.7.), aims to drastically reduce transaction costs of energy service packages so that smaller investments and projects in Small- and Medium- sized Enterprises (SMEs) become...

Informacijski sustav EU pametnih gradova (ozljede leđne moždine)

  EU pametnih gradova informacijskog sustava (ozljede leđne moždine) - ovaj inovativni projekt, čiji je cilj okupiti istomišljenike, interese i pojedinaca, za poticanje razmjene znanja i suradnjom na dugoročni cilj stvaranje...

Affordable and Adaptable Public Buildings through Energy Efficient Retrofitting (A2PBEER)

  A2PBEER is a four-year research project (2013-2017) partially financed by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Union, aiming to develop a cost-effective energy efficient retrofitting methodology for public buildings, drawing on the...

IEA EBC Annex 62: Ventilative Cooling

The Executive Committee of the International Energy Agency Energy in Buildings and Communities programme (IEA EBC) approved the IEA EBC Annex 62 on Ventilative Cooling in November 2013. This annex has a four year working and reporting phase from...

N@Work - Increasing the number of qualified ‘blue collar’ workers in the Netherlands

N@W continues the work performed in Pillar I of Build Up Skills. The analysis of the status quo undertaken under Pillar I showed lack of coordination, information, interdisciplinary schemes and a gap between existing vocational...

STAVEDU - Training and qualifying the craftsmen and workers at construction sites in Slovakia

STAVEDU commences the implementation of the Roadmap established under Pillar I of the Build Up Skills project for Slovakia. The Roadmap identified key measures for setting up a national scheme and other measures for ensuring...

LuxBuild2020 - Training and qualifying the blue collar workers of the construction sector in Luxembourg

LuxBuild2020 is the Luxembourg project of the European BUILD UP Skills initiative to train and qualify the blue collar workers of the construction sector in order to guarantee the execution of the 2020 goals in energy efficiency and renewable...