BRUSSELS, 10 March 2021 - A new report launched today by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) finds that EU Member States continue to underplay the role of the building sector in delivering a climate-neutral Europe.
Post date: 9 Mar 2021
The next PowerSKIN Conference is going to be held in Munich on April 9th.
This year, the conference will be held online. You can register now for a free ticket.
The focus of the PowerSKIN Conference 2021 deals with the question of whether simplicity and robustness are in contradiction to good performance or whether they even complement each other:
Post date: 5 Mar 2021
Delivering the vision of climate-neutrality by 2050 as defined in the Paris Agreement is only achievable if the whole building stock, including retail real estate portfolios, is thoroughly renovated and sustainable design of new buildings is adopted.
Post date: 25 Feb 2021
BPIE – Buildings Performance Institute Europe has released a new report highlighting that despite industry efforts to decarbonise building portfolios, retail real estate asset managers and owners lack a sector-specific trajectory towards achieving climate-neutrality.
Post date: 24 Feb 2021
Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a well-tested and successful tool that has been helping building owners reach their energy and climate targets more quickly than with traditional implementation of energy saving measures.
Still there is potential for more use of EPC to reach unrealised saving potential in public sector.
Post date: 22 Feb 2021
In 2019, 6.9% of the EU population said in an EU-wide survey that they could not afford to heat their home sufficiently.
Energy poverty represents a problem all over Europe, and is particularly high in the East, South, South-Eastern and Baltic regions of Europe, where GDP per capita often falls below the EU average.
Post date: 15 Feb 2021
The way we heat our homes in the EU today weighs heavily on the environment and our household budgets.
Today the HARP project releases an online tool which will enable consumers in 5 EU countries to assess the energy efficiency of their installed heating appliance, and support them in finding a more efficient alternative.
Post date: 8 Feb 2021
The multi-family house from the turn of the century was saved from demolition and extensively renovated. 6 apartments were set up with the latest technology and low energy consumption. The usable building fabric was carefully renovated and new elements added accordingly.
The comprehensive renovation enables comfort standards from the new building in the guise of an old building:
Post date: 3 Feb 2021
On 25 January 2021, the QualDeEPC project held its EU-level expert workshop: Next-generation Energy Performance Certificates and Deep Renovation to discuss with important EU stakeholders the proposals developed in the Green paper on good practice in EPC assessment, certification, and use.
Post date: 28 Jan 2021
During 2019, the first year, the BIM4EEB project outlined needs and requirements to be satisfied during the renovation process in order to ensure the best adaptation of the methodological and technological features of BIM4EEB toolset to the specific needs of the users.
Post date: 25 Jan 2021