refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

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Compared to its Nordic neighbours, Lithuania is a relatively high energy consumer (225 kWh/m2) with a residential building sector that has considerable energy saving potential.  
Post date: 11 Μαρ 2020
Type: Publication

  -> The first Cities & Citizens Energy Forum will take place in 2021.   Registration: Registrations will re-open soon on this page. Thank you for your understanding.  
Post date: 10 Μαρ 2020
Type: Συμβάν

Holistic AProach and Platform for the deep renovation of the med residential built ENvironment
Post date: 10 Μαρ 2020
Type: Σύνδεσμος

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

Mercado del Val is an iron market located within the old town of Valladolid. Its construction was completed in 1882. The rectangular floor plan is 120 meters long times 19 meters wide, with chamfered corners. It had stones for foundations and plinth and iron for the other elements. Natural ventilation was performed through openings covered by blinds of iron sheets.  
Post date: 20 Φεβ 2020
Type: περίπτωση

Long-term renovation strategies are a requirement of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for all member states. BPIE and national Green Building Councils for the H2020 project Build Upon2 published 8 factsheets discussing the initiatives of long-term renovation strategies of 8 countries (Croatia, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Spain, Turkey and the UK).  
Post date: 19 Φεβ 2020
Type: Publication

The farmhouse was built in 1646 in log construction and was home of the painter Angelika Kaufmann. The living part of the house has been restored in 2008 and the affiliated barn was rebuild in 2013. The traditional renovation of the front building was done in the same architectural style as the existing.  
Post date: 19 Φεβ 2020
Type: περίπτωση

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

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

This policy brief presents insights into how the buildings sector could contribute to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, thanks to the help of the newly developed European Calculator (EUCalc) model. The model shows that achieving EU climate neutrality will require a transformative approach both in the building sector and regarding how electricity and heat are produced.  
Post date: 12 Φεβ 2020
Type: Publication