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EU launches new €50 million pilot to develop skills and education across Europe

The European Investment Fund (EIF) and European Commission are launching a new pilot guarantee facility to improve access to finance for individuals and organisations looking to invest in skills and education. The EUR 50 million pilot scheme will...

Practices

Supporting EU building stock transformation by fostering market players’ skills

Skills development in the building sector: what are the challenges? Over the last few years, the construction industry and the building sector as whole has seen a slow implementation of new skills,...

Construction skills for mainstreaming nZEB: New tools & practices

Jan Cromwijk and Veronika Schröpfer introduce new training and assessment tools developed in several EU Horizon 2020 projects to assist practitioners to identify and address the strengths and...

Building renovation in the Clean Energy Package: implications at local, national and EU levels

The Clean energy package for All Europeans is a comprehensive set of legislation that defines European climate and energy policy for 2020 and beyond, composed of eight different pieces of legislation...

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The Templater tool

The Templater tool is been conceived by BRE in order to facilitate the implementation of BIM data standards across the asset lifecycle.   This is achieved by providing a free to list opportunity for manufacturers and a free to access for...

Energy Trilemma Index

The World Energy Council’s Energy Trilemma Index tool, produced in partnership with Oliver Wyman, ranks countries on their ability to provide sustainable energy through 3 dimensions: Energy security, Energy equity (accessibility and...

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Ventilative cooling

Ventilative cooling refers to the use of natural or mechanical ventilation strategies to cool indoor spaces, and thereby both improve thermal comfort and reduce space cooling energy use which may be critical to achieve new or renovated NZEB.

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Expert Talks - Sylvain Kubicki, Senior Research and Technology Associate at LIST

Check the link to watch the full interview! For the 4th edition of our Expert talks series, we had the opportunity to interview Sylvain Kubicki, Senior Research and Technology Associate at...

Expert Talks - Laura Maturi, Senior Researcher at Eurac research

Check the link to watch the full interview! COVID-19 did not stop us in hosting our 3rd expert talk, even though this time it took place remotely. We had the opportunity to interview Laura Maturi,...

Expert Talks - Carlo Battisti, European Executive Director at International Living Future Institute

Check the link to watch the full interview!   Back in January 2020, during Klimahouse 2020 in Bolzano (Italy), we had the opportunity to interview Carlo Battisti, European Executive Director at...