Financing, socio-economics

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Understanding end-user perspectives is crucial for the development and roll-out of new features for energy performance certificates (EPCs).   Without a full insight into what end- users want and need for the next generation of EPCs it will be difficult to make effective use of these new features.  
Post date: 23 Οκτ 2020
Type: Publication

The Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings.   The results will contribute to defining circular economy policies that could be implemented as part of the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan.  
Post date: 22 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Call for Papers - Abstract Submission Deadline : 9 November 2020   SPACE Studies of Planning and Architecture invites researchers, policymakers and social partners to share their knowledge from their fields of expertise according to the topics of the Conference.   TOPICS  
Post date: 21 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Increasing the energy performance of the EU building stock is key for the EU to achieve its climate and energy goals. However, annually only around 0.2% to 0.3% of buildings across Europe are undergoing deep renovation (aiming at achieving energy savings of at least 60% compared to pre-renovation energy consumption levels) and the average owner or user often considers such actions as too expensive.
Post date: 21 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Introduction: the MedZEB approach The development of the retrofitting market is a significant challenge throughout Europe. This challenge faces particular conditions in the Mediterranean region due e.g. to its environmental and climatic factors, to the structure of the ownership and of the built stock, to social and economic factors, and to the consequences of economic crisis, which struck European Med countries with a higher impact than the other countries in Europe.
Post date: 21 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in order to understand the level of knowledge of these instruments from public administrations (e.g. owners) and from practitioners.
Post date: 20 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Green Homes going Mainstream SMARTER Finance for Families - H2020 Project   Webinar  
Post date: 16 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

Local authorities must find money to support the renovation of social housing.   SEI Forums, a European Commission initiative, is hosting a webinar on   Channelling Investments to the Renovation of Social Housing in Europe   Friday 23 October 2020  
Post date: 15 Οκτ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.   This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Οκτ 2020
Type: Ειδήσεις

The Nordic way – innovative financing in green/ climate projects   Join this PROSPECT webinar on 27th October and find out the Nordic Countries’ recipe for success when applying innovative financing.   Date: 27 October 2020 10:00 – 12:00 CET  
Post date: 12 Οκτ 2020
Type: Συμβάν