Are you planning to renovate a building? Would you like to combine energy efficiency improvements with architectural additions? The EU-funded ABRACADABRA project has developed 3 decision support tools for this purpose which you can test for free.
Case study buildings should either have planned energy renovations or have already undergone renovations. Tools and analytical methods developed by the project team will be applied to each case study building, providing valuable technical, financial and regulatory outcomes to aid the decision-making process.
Post date: 26 Apr 2018
On 24 October, the 2017 Global District Energy Climate Awards were revealed during the International District Cooling and Heating Conference in Qatar. The finalists were selected from cities and communities across the globe which demonstrate local district energy leadership in providing clean and sustainable energy solutions.
Post date: 26 Oct 2017
KredEx is a government owned non-profit provider of financial services established in 2001 by the Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MoEAC). In 2009, KredEx setup the KredEx Revolving Fund. The Fund provided soft loans for multifamily apartment building owners who wished to reduce energy consumption and increase energy efficiency of their homes.
Post date: 19 Oct 2017
One Click LCA is the highest rated Life-Cycle Assessment software for BREEAM, with a 100% Mat 01 rating, which means our users can achieve maximal LCA credits easily. We also provide modules for Life-Cycle Costing, Infrastructure, and Ecodesign, and we are compliant with more than 20 certification schemes, including LEED, BREEAM, DGNB, Energie Carbone, HQE, and many more.
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
By Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team) and François Rémi Carrie (ICEE)
Insufficient compliance in the issuing of Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) and poor quality building works erode trust in the EPC and jeopardise the achievement of energy efficiency targets. These were among the findings of the QUALICHeCK project, funded under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme.
Post date: 6 Sep 2017
Forward-looking socio-economic research on Energy Efficiency in EU countries
HERON, a Horizon 2020 project, aims at facilitating policy makers of multi-level governance in EU to develop and monitor energy efficiency policies in building and transport sectors, through forward-looking socio-economic research in seven EU and one candidate countries.
The project's objectives are:
Post date: 7 Aug 2017
Overview of Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) compliance, and quality issues on the ground – Summary of all collected data
In this report, QUALICHeCK gives an overview of the building energy performance related quality and compliance situation in 9 focus countries: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Romania, Spain and Sweden.
Post date: 3 Jul 2017
People spend up to 90% of their lives indoors, so it is perhaps not surprising that the quality of the environment created has a significant impact on their health and well-being. What is perhaps even more surprising is that the indoor air quality of some buildings, including modern low energy buildings, has been shown to be poorer than urban outdoor air quality.
Post date: 20 Mar 2017
A range of breakthrough eco-building solutions which tackle the emerging problem of indoor air quality have been presented by the ECO-SEE project at the Ecobuild construction fair in London.
The solutions include novel insulation, coating and panel products which improve air quality by passively regulating humidity, capturing VOCs, and removing indoor organic pollutants through photocatalysis. External and internal wall panels have also been developed, in addition to design tools to support end users.
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Taotlusvoor on avatud!
Meede on avatud alates 14. november 2016 ja toetust eraldatakse jooksvalt kuni meetme eelarveliste vahendite ammendumiseni.
Toetuse määr on kuni 30% toetatavate tegevustega seotud abikõlblikest kuludest. Maksimaalne võimalik toetussumma on 15 000 eurot väikeelamu kohta. Ülejäänud maksumuse peab tagama taotleja omafinantseeringuna.
Post date: 24 Feb 2017