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EffiBUILDING database - informative video

This newly created video of the EffiBUILDING database gives you the opportunity to see how to use the full version of this innovative tool, to filter products by subcategories, technical characteristics or by country, to find contacts for products...

EU Energy Dependence Day: video Renovate Europe

The EU imports 53% of its energy needs every year and on the 18th of June, the EU became 100% dependent on foreign energy imports. This comes at a cost of 400 billion per year! With existing buildings accounting for 40% of EU energy needs but...

California Cap-and-Trade Programme (ETS – emissions trading scheme)

California's Cap-and-Trade Programme took effect in early 2012. The enforceable compliance obligation began on January 1, 2013, for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.The cap-and-trade programme is one of the strategies California employs to reduce the...

Swiss emissions trading scheme (ETS)

The Swiss emissions trading scheme (ETS) makes it possible to reduce emissions where it costs the least to do so. This market instrument enables the cost-effective achievement of climate-protection targets. Large, greenhouse gas-intensive companies...

UNFCCC Conference of the Parties (COP)

The COP is the supreme decision-making body of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). All States that are Parties to the Convention are represented at the COP, at which they review the implementation of the Convention...

UNFCCC COP21 - United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

In 2015, France will be hosting and presiding the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21/CMP11), otherwise known as “Paris 2015” from November 30th to December 11th. COP21...

Crowdfunding for Financing Renewable Energy Projects (CrowdFundRES)

  The CrowdFundRES project aims at unleashing the potential of crowdfunding for financing renewable energy projects. The project has been developed for and in cooperation with the following three target groups:   Renewable energy...

Energy inspectors training programmes

Energy inspectors training programmes are offered by KEK Manola in Athens, Greece. The programmes are taking place in Athens, Achaia and Arcadia and cover the three following categories of energy inspectors: Buildings;Boiler and Heating...

Energy Performance Certificate & Low Carbon Consultant Design Training

A two-day Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) Training and Low Carbon Consultant (LCC) design course is offered by CIBSE. This is a course designed for those wishing to become Low Carbon Consultants and also those who want to gain accreditation as...

Courses on energy efficiency in buildings by the European Energy Centre - United Kingdom

The European Energy Centre is organising a two-day course (basic + advanced) on energy efficiency in buildings. After the end of the course an exam will follow for the Galileo Master certificate. The course contents include: Energy context;Physical...

Προγράμματα εκπαίδευσης ενεργειακών επιθεωρητών

Προγράμματα εκπαίδευσης ενεργειακών επιθεωρητών προσφέρονται από το ΚΕΚ Μανώλα. Τα προγράμματα απευθύνονται σε μηχανικούς όλων των ειδικοτήτων, οι οποίοι επιθυμούν να εγγραφούν στο μητρώο των ενεργειακών επιθεωρητών. Τα μαθήματα λαμβάνουν χώρα στις...

InEECo-Fördermittel für die Sanierung öffentlicher Gebäude

Seit April 2015 können Eigentümer öffentlicher Nichtwohngebäude bei der energetischen Sanierung ihrer Gebäude mittels Energiespar-Contracting bis zu 90 Prozent der Vorbereitungskosten sparen. Es handelt sich um ein Project der Europaeischen...

Financial aid for energy efficiency for companies - Alsace, France

Through the programme energievie.info the Alsace Region and the French Environment and Energy Management Agency - ADEME, provide technical and financial support to companies for energy efficiency interventions and renewable energy development. The...

Energies POSIT’IF: Low energy refurbishment of condominiums in Ile - de - France region

Energies POSIT'IF offers the opportunity for low energy refurbishment of condominiums, social housing and public buildings in France.  It is a turnkey service and Energies POSIT'IF coordinates all the actors of the project...

Financial aid for energy efficiency for companies in Alsace, France

Energievie - Les aides financières pour les collectivites pour l'efficacité énergétique a la region Alsace.   Through the programme energievie.info, the Alsace Region and the French Environment and Energy Management Agency - ADEME...

Construye: Innovative training tool for the construction workforce

The Spanish consortium Construye - partner in the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Buildup Skills Project - developed an application for the training of construction workforce.   The application displays in an educational way five thematic modules...

PadovaFIT!

This scheme is now closed.   PadovaFIT! A Financing Investment Tool for the retrofitting of housing and service facility buildings in the PADOVA area   The PadovaFIT! project aims to retrofit condominiums...

Subsidy for the construction of single-family passive houses in the Walloon Region, Belgium

This scheme is now closed.   Construction d'une maison passive unifamiliale (mesures transitoires)   The Walloon Region offers a subsidy for the construction of single family passive houses. The subsidy is 6500...

Primes pour isolation en Belgique

À l'échelle fédérale En 2015 il y a toujours une réduction d'impôt fédérale pour la pose d'une isolation de toiture dans des habitations existantes (= maisons d'au moins 5 ans). La réduction d'impôt pour ses dépenses s'élève à 30% de la facture/max...

Grants for improving the energy efficiency buildings in Belgium

Rénovation énergétique des bâtiments (UREBA)   The Department  of Energy and Sustainable Building of Public Service of Wallonia administers UREBA grants to organisations who want to reduce the energy consumption of their buildings...