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With an ambitious EU Green Deal on the table, providing secure, affordable and low carbon energy stays high on the priority list of local authorities to increase air quality and reach their energy and climate targets in 2030 and establish new ones by 2050. With heating and cooling (H&C) responsible for 50% of the final energy demand in Europe, decarbonisation of the sector will be crucial to reach those targets.
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Type: News

Children are spending more and more time inside buildings and the indoor air quality can affect their health. In fact, air pollution has been linked to serious health conditions, such as cancer, asthma and cardiovascular diseases.   The indoor air quality changes according to the building, the occupants, and the type of activities taking place inside. The main way people are exposed is by inhaling pollutants, but they can also be ingested or absorbed through the skin. This set of complex factors include:  
Post date: 31 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

2020 is a special year: it has been a key target year for the European energy policies.   Evaluation is getting increasing attention to go beyond the general figures and to better understand the trends. This is not only about checking if targets are met, but knowing why, and paving the way for new policies that can address the numerous challenges ahead of us.  
Post date: 29 Jan 2020
Type: Event

BIM4EEB is a European funded project that aims to develop a BIM-based toolkit for energy-efficient building renovation. The project has just completed the first year of activities in full steam. Along the year, project partners have run surveys, interviews, conducted researches and are now strongly engaged in the development of the BIM4EEB platform and the Building Information Modelling (BIM) toolkit.    
Post date: 29 Jan 2020
Type: News

Are you a budding designer? Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your talent? Are you concerned about energy sustainability?  
Post date: 29 Jan 2020
Type: News

The project BIPV meets History aims at creating new business perspectives for the building-integrated photovoltaics (BiPV) industry in the renovation of historic buildings in the transnational area between Italy and Switzerland. This project will meet the requirements of local, national and European policies while respecting the heritage and landscape values of the territory.
Post date: 21 Jan 2020
Type: Link

9,000 attendees are expected to congregate from across the world including CTO’s, Heads of Innovation and Technology, IT Directors, Developers, Start-Up’s, OEM’s, Government, Automotive, Operators, Technology Providers, Investors, VCs and many more.  
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: Event

The objective of the Horizon 2020 RenOnBill project is to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations of residential buildings, by promoting the development and implementation of on-bill schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions. On-bill schemes are a method of financing energy renovation investments in buildings that draws on utility bills as repayment vehicle.  
Post date: 15 Jan 2020
Type: Publication

The 3rd International Conference on “Sustainable Architecture Planning and Urban Design” addresses all the aspects of sustainability aiming to discuss sustainability from different perspectives and research areas. The meeting always attracts a substantial number of participants from all over the world.
Post date: 7 Jan 2020
Type: Event

Tracking progress towards Europe’s climate and energy targets   The annual ‘Trends and projections’ report provides an assessment of the progress of the EU and European countries towards their climate mitigation and energy targets. It is based on national data for greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy and energy consumption.  
Post date: 19 Dec 2019
Type: Publication