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Collectively, buildings in the EU are responsible for 40% of our energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions, which mainly stem from construction, usage, renovation and demolition. Improving energy efficiency in buildings therefore has a key role to play in achieving the ambitious goal of carbon-neutrality by 2050, set out in the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 24 Φεβ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

A new concept for adding flexibility in the Energy Performance Contracting model is currently being developed at a European level. This approach aims to support building owners and investors by promoting comfort and energy-cost savings through active demand response solutions. Additionally, it will have a beneficial effect on the environment as it helps reducing overall emissions.
Post date: 19 Φεβ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

The iBRoad project has made available an open-source programme for the techno-economic assessment of renovation measures and alternative renovation pathways of a building. The programme, written in the programming language Python, provides a simplified standardised energy demand model to assess useful, final and primary energy demand of residential houses.  
Post date: 18 Φεβ 2020
Type: Tool

Efficiency First (E1st) is now an established principle of EU energy policy. It has been embedded in various legislative pieces of the Clean Energy for All package in 2018-2019.  
Post date: 14 Φεβ 2020
Type: Publication

Primary energy consumption in the EU was 4.9% above the efficiency target for 2020, Eurostat said, while final energy consumption – at the consumer level – was slightly better, at 3.2% above benchmark. The EU has an energy efficiency target of reducing energy consumption by 20% by 2020 but it has consistently underperformed in meeting that objective.  
Post date: 14 Φεβ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

We would like to invite you to the final public workshop of the Create project with the title: "Save energy today and tomorrow". The event is hosted within the Energy Storage Europe Expo 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany. If you are going to attend the Energy Storage Europe International Trade Fair and you are interested in the topic of thermal energy storage, don´t miss this event!   
Post date: 14 Φεβ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

CREATE project is in its end and this video shows the main results achieved over the last four years. CREATE developed and demonstrated a heat battery, i.e. an advanced thermal storage system based on Thermo-Chemical Materials (TCMs), that enables economically affordable, compact and loss-free storage of heat in existing buildings.   What is the CREATE project?  
Post date: 14 Φεβ 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

This document illustrates the state of play concerning housing factors: European housing stock, such as the average age of buildings which need renovation; urbanization rates; overcrowding rate; housing overburden rate which, between 2010 and 2017, fell in 17 Member States.  
Post date: 14 Φεβ 2020
Type: Publication

Smart energy services integrating the multiple benefits from improving the energy efficiency of the European building stock The EC Horizon 2020 SENSEI is a 36 months project coordinated by IEECP, focussing on the Energy Performance Contracting Models. The Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) model has been successful in attracting investments in energy efficiency, but mainly for single, large projects where:  
Post date: 13 Φεβ 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

In 2018, renewable energy accounted for 21% of the total energy used for heating and cooling in the European Union (EU). This share has increased steadily since the beginning of the data collection in 2004, when the share was 12%. Increases in industry, services and households have all contributed to the growth in renewable energy used for heating and cooling.  
Post date: 13 Φεβ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις