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In July, the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee released a report which was highly critical of the current lack of progress in building energy efficiency work, particularly in England. The report urged a seven-fold increase in the installation rate. “A major upgrade of the energy performance of the UK’s entire building stock will be a fundamental pillar of any credible strategy to reach net zero emissions, to address fuel poverty and cut energy bills,” the committee told the government.”  
Post date: 17 Aug 2020
Type: Publication

IEA EBC Annex 72: 8th Expert Meeting   October 7-9, 2020 Online United Kingdom   IEA EBC Annex 72 - Assessing Life Cycle Related Environmental Impacts Caused by Buildings  
Post date: 5 Aug 2020
Type: Event

The STEP-IN project has rolled out living labs for hundreds of energy vulnerable citizens in three locations in the UK, Hungary and Greece through public workshops and free home energy advisor visits, testing different solutions in an iterative process. The tailored support, in some cases combined with monitoring equipment, has allowed households to make important savings by, for example, replacing old appliances or switching energy suppliers.
Post date: 31 Jul 2020
Type: News

In this booklet, the results of the ZERO-PLUS are described emphasizing on the four case studies (UK, Italy, France, Cyprus), which all have now been constructed, commissioned and occupied. The case studies are in the monitoring phase where data about their energy environmental performance are being collected. These data will be used for the verification of the settlements’ performance.
Post date: 31 Jul 2020
Type: Publication

The settlements are located in Cyprus, France, Italy and the UK and consist of different typologies of residential buildings. They are now occupied and a monitoring phase is ongoing to collect data on their energy and environmental performances and verify the ZERO-PLUS solutions.  
Post date: 31 Jul 2020
Type: News

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the International Passive House Association’s newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our first interview featuring Ann-Marie Fallon.
Post date: 7 Jul 2020
Type: Link

The webinar “Back home. How global crisis will change the places where we live” organised by the CyprusInstitute, Project Partner of ZERO-PLUS, in collaboration with the Italian Embassy in Cyprus Ambasciata d' Italia a Nicosia - Embassy of Italy in Nicosia, was successfully completed on June 10.  
Post date: 3 Jul 2020
Type: News

ASSIST offers a two-way approach to energy poverty: active engagement of consumers in the energy market, and a positive change of behaviour in relation to energy consumption able to influence the design of policies at all levels.  
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Type: News

[Report] International experiences with Efficiency First    
Post date: 1 Jul 2020
Type: Publication

How we make decisions about energy efficient retrofit? – AECB Expert Advisor Dr Sarah Price   Date: September 22 Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm GMT Cost: Free   This webinar will explore key questions such as: Design reviews, design professionals, energy modelling & whole house retrofit plans.  
Post date: 30 Jun 2020
Type: Event