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8th of July 2021, 14:00 - 15:15 CET - Join us as co-hosts 
Post date: 11 Ιουν 2021
Type: Συμβάν

The EEW4 survey objectives and approach: Over the last 15 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. The adoption of the "Energy Efficiency First" principle and the Green Deal brought a new policy era, also for energy efficiency. Since 2006, Energy Efficiency Watch (EEW) projectshave accompanied thispolicy development and implementation process.
Post date: 8 Ιουν 2021
Type: Publication

State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main challenges it is faced with, such as labour shortage, competitiveness, resource and energy efficiency, and productivity. In fact, the digitalisation of the construction sector is particularly important in times when the construction sector faces labour shortages and a profitability margin squeeze.
Post date: 8 Ιουν 2021
Type: Publication

For this edition, we would like to focus on the unprecedented levels of funding opportunities at EU level that arise mainly from European Structural and Investment Funds and Resilience and Recovery Facility. Making all available funding streams work toward energy renovation and decarbonizing the building stock is essential. The buildings sector is not only a critical segment for achieving the climate objectives of the EU, but also a huge job and added value generator for all economies in the EU.   The EU perspective will be presented by:
Post date: 7 Ιουν 2021
Type: Συμβάν

Funded by the EU's Horizon 2020 program initiative, the ABC 21 project aims to identify and document African and European bioclimatic designs and the use of local materials as methods to develop and promote sustainable and energy-efficient buildings.   Context  
Post date: 7 Ιουν 2021
Type: Σύνδεσμος

This webinar explores the role of different actors, regulations and market models, and digital data and technologies in the provision of flexibility in energy demand that is so critical for the transition to a zero-emission energy system and smart grid characterised by high shares of volatile renewable energy resources.  
Post date: 4 Ιουν 2021
Type: Συμβάν

This consultation aims to seek views from different stakeholders and citizens on the improvements to be made to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive was announced by the Renovation Wave communication adopted on 14 October 2020. The objective of this revision is to boost renovation rates and to contribute to the achievement of the EU’s climate and energy objectives.  
Post date: 1 Ιουν 2021
Type: Σύνδεσμος

The perception of risk surrounding building renovation operations is an important driver in most of the energy efficiency related financing operations. However, investment decisions in building renovation are still largely based on empirical methods which rely solely on company business specific experiences.   The investment market is calling for solid knowledge-based evaluation methods to perform technical/ financial due-diligence and evaluate financial operations related to energy-efficient buildings.  
Post date: 31 Μάιος 2021
Type: Συμβάν

The world is changing. Humanity faces an increasing number of natural disasters, economic and social issues and several extreme social phenomena, including epidemic issues. New situation in natural and socio-economic environment requires new technical solutions for construction of new and reconstruction and modernization of existing buildings as a contribution to development of sustainable built environment. Such solutions should be cost-effective with minimum impacts on the environment and maximum level of resilience.   
Post date: 31 Μάιος 2021
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Efficient Buildings Community is proud to present its Digital Days. The online event aims at moving forward the discussion on the post-Covid-19 recovery, on sustainable transition and on the role of public buildings refurbishment.
Post date: 20 Μάιος 2021
Type: Συμβάν