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New analysis by the Coalition for Energy Savings of national reports on the implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) reveals that central governments have not shown leadership in ending the waste of energy in their own buildings. 
Post date: 22 May 2015
Type: News

Individual EU Member States are to follow distinctive paths in meeting their obligations under the Renewable Energy Directive (including their legally binding 2020 targets) in accordance with their different available resources and their own unique energy markets. Their national renewable energy (RES) action plans map out these distinctive paths, covering:
Post date: 3 May 2015
Type: Link

NeZeR-hanke edistää lähes nollaenergiatason korjausten (Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation, NZEBR) toteuttamista ja älykästä integrointia sekä uusiutuvien energianlähteiden käyttöä Euroopan korjausmarkkinoilla. Siihen kuuluu tärkeimpien sidosryhmien edustajista koostuvien kansallisten klusterien luominen.
Post date: 24 Apr 2015
Type: Publication

On 20 March 2015, Green Building Councils across Europe launched BUILD UPON, an innovative two year project, aimed at helping European countries design and implement strong, long-term national strategies for the renovation of their existing buildings.  
Post date: 23 Apr 2015
Type: News

Article 2 of the EPBD recast defines a nearly zero-energy building as “a building that has a very high energy performance, as determined in accordance with Annex I [of the Directive]. The nearly zero or very low amount of energy required should be covered to a very significant extent by energy from renewable sources, including energy from renewable sources produced on-site or nearby”.
Post date: 10 Mar 2015
Type: Publication

FEDARENE is pleased to announce the launch of the 1st edition of the Roger Léron Award. The purpose of this Award is to acknowledge persistency and a proactive approach, bringing a successful contribution to sustainable energy at the regional and / or local level in Europe. 
Post date: 9 Mar 2015
Type: News

Final deadline to apply for the Sustainable Energy Europe Awards has been extended to 16 March 2015.  The Sustainable Energy Europe Awards are the EU reference prize for sustainable energy projects in Europe.
Post date: 3 Mar 2015
Type: News

The 3rd edition of the Green Building Solutions Awards powered by Construction21 promises to be exceptional, especially with the International Conference for Climate coming up in December in Paris. And, in addition to the 9 countries currently covered by the network*, the competition will open to new partners from around the world.
Post date: 2 Mar 2015
Type: News

EuroACE's press release following the launch of the European Union Energy Union framework. The release of the Energy Union framework acknowledged the need for improvement of the building stock in the EU. With the building sector accounting for 61% of the EU's gas imports and construction accounting for 9% of EU GDP, buildings count as a 'big thing'.
Post date: 27 Feb 2015
Type: News

The objective of the Nearly Zero Energy Renovation project (NeZeR) is to increase awareness regarding potential advantages from Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation. It also aims at the promotion of implementation and smart integration of Nearly Zero Energy Building Renovation (NZEBR) measures and the deployment of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) in the European renovation market.   The main activities of this project are the following:
Post date: 19 Feb 2015
Type: Link