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The European Commission is referring Belgium and Finland to the Court of Justice of the European Union for failing to transpose the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. Under this directive, Member States must establish and apply minimum energy performance requirements for all buildings, ensure the certification of buildings' energy performance and requ
Post date: 22 Apr 2014
Type: News

Is your city, private company or association investing in energy efficiency, renewable energy or clean transport? Are you keen to gain EU recognition and visibility for your sustainable energy achievements?Share your contribution to the EU 2020 energy targets by submitting a project to the EU’s most important sustainable energy awards competition. 
Post date: 14 Mar 2014
Type: News

Legislation pertaining to the Energy Certification of Buildings in Finland (in Finnish). The new law came into force on 1 June 2013.
Post date: 18 Feb 2014
Type: Publication

The Finnish decree on Energy Certification of Buildings (in Finnish). The new Decree came into force on 1 June 2013.
Post date: 18 Feb 2014
Type: Publication

The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (Asumisen rahoitus- ja kehittämiskeskus - ARA) is the administrative authority ensuring the quality of energy performance certification and of the Qualified Experts.
Post date: 18 Feb 2014
Type: Link

The Future of Rural Energy in Europe (FREE) initiative gives a voice to all those who believe that rural energy needs are important issues both for those who live in the countryside and for European society as a whole. We want to make sure that policy makers acknowledge that the following is true and plan accordingly.
Post date: 12 Feb 2014
Type: Link

Post date: 5 Dec 2013
Type: Event

The CONCERTO Conference (Brussels, 22-23/10/2013): Energy solutions for Smart Cities and Communities has summed up many outcomes of the CONCERTO initiative.Overall OBJECTIVES of the CONCERTO initiative:In order to substantially improve the overall performance of energy systems in new and/or existing communities, CONCERTO projects should involve integrated demonstration actions, which are economically attractive for replication.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Publication

CONCERTO cities and communities have shown that existing buildings can cut their CO2 emissions, at acceptable costs, by up to 50%. CONCERTO does this by implementing renewable energy sources, innovative technologies and an integrated approach.CONCERTO projects and sites demonstrate energy solutions for smart cities and communities.CONCERTO projects and sites are role models for energy efficiency in buildings and communities. Their functional, sustainable solutions act as source of inspiration for innovative replication in other continents.
Post date: 28 Nov 2013
Type: Link

The CONCERTO APP Experience the impact of sustainable construction and renewable energy sources.
Post date: 21 Nov 2013
Type: News