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This report assesses the compliance of the 14 available LTRS (as published on the website of the European Commission on 8 September 2020) against the provisions in Article 2a of the amended 2018 EnergyPerformance of Buildings Directive1 (EPBD).  
Post date: 25 Sep 2020
Type: Publication

New report from BPIE – the Buildings Performance Institute Europe - highlights that more than half of EU Member States are six months late to submit their national Long-Term Renovation Strategies (LTRS), a key element of Europe’s strategy to decarbonise the building stock. Of those submitted only one is fully compliant with EU legislation.  
Post date: 25 Sep 2020
Type: News

After many months of hard work between all the 10 partners, CHESS SETUP H2020 funded project is coming to an end with an overall success.  
Post date: 10 Sep 2020
Type: News

Take a look at the latest news of the ZERO-PLUS Project and stay tuned for the upcoming newsletter!   14th edition of ZERO-PLUS newsletter
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Type: News

Chillventa – World’s leading trade fair for refrigeration technology   Chillventa eSpecial from 13 - 15 October 2020   Be there when experts from the international refrigeration, AC & ventilation and heat pump community meet online! From 13-15 October 2020 experts from research and practice will share their knowledge in numerous lectures as part of Chillventa CONGRESS and the official supporting programme.  
Post date: 26 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Public authorities can serve as examples regarding environmentally friendly procurements. But this topic also raises some issues:   What role do have environmental aspects currently in public procurement in Europe and how can the aim of environmentally friendly procurement be implemented in practice? What kind of initiatives, experiences and criteria do already exist?  
Post date: 4 Aug 2020
Type: Event

Hosted by the City of Mannheim, and ICLEI Europe, the European Conference on Sustainable Cities and Towns will open its doors for the 9th time from 30 September – 2 October 2020. The conference will demonstrate the urgent need for local governments to assume responsibility for urban transformation and lead the way in guiding Europe towards a secure and sustainable future. Join the 9th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns to take transformation forward!  
Post date: 4 Aug 2020
Type: Event

The new Central Building of Leuphana University represents an exemplary sustainable campus. It is part of the "Climate-neutral campus" project, which was nominated for the German sustainability award. The building concept and design started from an idea elaborated from a group of students within a university seminar with the architect Daniel Libeskind.    
Post date: 30 Jul 2020
Type: Case

Das deutschlandweite Bildungsprojekt für nachhaltige Entwicklung   Das Projekt Unsere Initiative versucht ein Bewusstsein für die Vorteile nachhaltiger Entwicklung zu schaffen. Dabei geht es darum, Herausforderungen und Lösungsmöglichkeiten in den Bereichen Umwelt, Wirtschaftssystem und soziale Verantwortung aufzuzeigen.
Post date: 20 Jul 2020
Type: Link

The Upgrade DH project will support and initiate the upgrading process of eight district heating demo cases in Europe in the following countries: Bosnia-Herzegovina, Denmark, Croatia, Germany, Italy, Lithuania, Poland, and The Netherlands and will provide the basis for replication to other cities.
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
Type: Publication