Cyprus

ZERO-PLUS is a project receiving funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme ( Grant Agreement No. 678407) aiming to develop and implement a comprehensive, cost-effective modular system for Net Zero Energy (NZE) settlements in a series of case studies across the EU. The full project acronym is "Achieving near Zero and Positive Energy Settlements in Europe using Advanced Energy Technology".   
Post date: 11 Feb 2016
Type: News

Στα πλαίσια του Ευρωπαικού προγράμματος καινοτομίας «ZERO Plus», προβλέπεται ολιστικός σχεδιασμός και η κατασκευή μεταξύ του 2018 και 2020, τεσσάρων οικισμών μηδενικής ενεργειακής κατανάλωσης στην Κύπρο, τη Βρετανία, τη Γαλλία και την Ιταλία. Στόχος είναι η κατασκευή και η διαχείριση του κάθε οικισμού να καταναλώνει από 0 έως 20 κιλοβατώρες ανά τετραγωνικό μέτρο ετήσια. 
Post date: 12 Nov 2015
Type: News

Investor Confidence Project (ICP) Europe is developing a suite of building energy renovation roadmaps - Energy Performance Protocols - that aim to reduce transaction costs by assembling existing standards and practices into a consistent and transparent process. These tools then enable a marketplace for building owners, project developers, utilities, public programmes and investors to trade in standardised energy efficiency projects.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2015
Type: News

On Thursday 22 October 2015, the European Commission, in its monthly package of infringement decisions, requested eleven Member States (Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, and Spain) to ensure the full transposition of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU). 
Post date: 26 Oct 2015
Type: News

Quantifying the behavioural change and energy savings of students living in dormitory buildings - Year 1 (SAVES project)   Student Switch Off (SSO) is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition run in 475 dormitories managed by 17 different university housing providers, housing 24,976 students in five countries over the academic years 2014/15 and 2015/16 (49,952 students in total over 2 years). SSO is part of the SAVES project, a project funded by the European Union.  
Post date: 9 Oct 2015
Type: Publication

Student Switch Off (SSO) is an inter-dormitory energy-saving competition run in 475 dormitories managed by 17 different university housing providers, housing 24,976 students in five countries over the academic years 2014/15 and 2015/16 (49,952 students in total over 2 years). SSO is part of the SAVES project, a project funded by the EU. 
Post date: 9 Oct 2015
Type: Publication

Take part in the ongoing call for contributions to unlock the potential of energy efficiency in buildings as a global asset. Open until 2 October 2015. Note that the most recent ICP Europe Technical Forum web meeting took place on Thursday 24th September.  
Post date: 23 Sep 2015
Type: News

According to the national roadmap developed under the "Build Up Skills, Pillar I" initiative, there is a need to train at least 4.500 workers/installers for 13 different skills until 2020 (Buildings and Renewable Energy Sources-RES- technologies) in order to achieve the EU2020 targets of Cyprus.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2015
Type: Link

The third issue of the QUALICHeCK Newsletter (August 2015) contains the latest news and activities concerning the QUALICHeCK project.   The newsletter's articles include:  
Post date: 2 Sep 2015
Type: Publication

The QUALICHeCK consortium has produced this document to provide a common understanding of key expressions related to the assessment of the compliance and accessibility of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) input data as well as quality of the works, as determined and used in the context of QUALICHeCK.   The terms and definitions elaborated in this document are the following:  
Post date: 2 Sep 2015
Type: Publication