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This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Wales, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 5 May 2020
Type: Publication

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Scotland, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 5 May 2020
Type: Publication

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for England, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 5 May 2020
Type: Publication

Free webinar on the circular economy and material reuse in construction, as part of Circular Economy Week 2020, which takes place from 1st–5th June.   Programme  
Post date: 4 May 2020
Type: Event

The European construction sector observatory (ECSO) is an initiative under COSME. It regularly analyses and carries out comparative assessments on the construction sector in all 27 EU countries and the UK – aiming to keep European policymakers and stakeholders up to date on market conditions and policy developments.   What are ECSO's objectives?  
Post date: 30 Apr 2020
Type: Link

The prospect of a decarbonised energy system is now tantalisingly close, pushed forward by an infusion of renewables into the grid, the falling cost of wind and solar PV power, and advances in energy storage and smart digitalisation.   A modernised grid could deliver more from less, at substantially lower cost, but it would also require a rethink of market structures and a system that incentivises suppliers to sell customers volume, leading to waste.  
Post date: 26 Apr 2020
Type: News

URBAN GreenUP is a project funded under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme. Its objective is the development, application and replication of Renaturing Urban Plans in a number of European and non-European partner cities with the aim to mitigate the effects of climate change, improve air quality and water management, as well as to increase the sustainability of our cities through innovative nature-based solutions.  
Post date: 22 Apr 2020
Type: Link

The European project URBAN GreenUP has released a digital tool to help cities identify the best Nature-Based Solutions to tackle environmental problems and become more resilient to climate change  
Post date: 22 Apr 2020
Type: Tool

Intelligent functional glazing with self-cleaning properties to improve the energy efficiency of the built environment Objective  
Post date: 16 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Pilot implementation underway in the UK, Italy, France and Cyprus   Having as main target achieving zero and positive energy settlements in Europe using advanced energy technology, the ZERO-PLUS project has developed and implemented a comprehensive and cost-effective system composed of innovative solutions for the building envelope, for building energy generation and for energy management at the settlement level.  
Post date: 15 Apr 2020
Type: News