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Low-carbon cooling technologies keep spaces comfortable in a sustainable way  
Post date: 22 Jun 2021
Type: Link

Energy poverty is getting more and more poignant around Europe. According to the latest pan-European report by the EU Energy Poverty Observatory, 37.4M people were unable to keep warm in 2018, 33.8M had arrears on their utility bills, and 19% of households reported being uncomfortably hot during summer.  
Post date: 22 Jun 2021
Type: Link

Transforming our energy systems and increasing the share of renewable energy requires, amongst other things, an increasing engagement of citizens. People will play a key role in the management of energy flows, combining their traditional role as consumers with active participation in the production process, thereby becoming prosumers.  
Post date: 21 Jun 2021
Type: News

The Handbook aims to provide decision-makers with a comprehensive NBS impact assessment framework, and a robust set of indicators and methodologies to assess impacts of nature-based solutions across 12 societal challenge areas: Climate Resilience; Water Management; Natural and Climate Hazards; Green Space Management; Biodiversity; Air Quality; Place Regeneration; Knowledge and Social Capacity Building for Sustainable Urban Transformation; Participatory Planning and Governance; Social Justice and Social Cohesion; Health and Well-being; New Economic Opportunities
Post date: 18 Jun 2021
Type: Publication

For EU to become climate-neutral by 2050, buildings need to transform from passive isolated elements to energy-efficient and smart-grid ready buildings, able to act as active nodes well integrated to the energy grids and other infrastructures, while answering occupants needs.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2021
Type: News

REGENERATE galvanizes clean energy transition on the three Balearic Islands: Palma, Ibiza and Menorca by triggering an investment of €44M in eco-sustainable renovation of 3,000+ homes in 4 years.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2021
Type: Link

eTEACHER is the app that teaches a different way to save energy, in your everyday places. It’s designed and developed 100% on users’ feedback to provide all functionalities you want in one single app.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2021
Type: Tool

The overall objective of the project is setting up the Roundtables to implement smart finance for smart buildings initiative (SF4SB) in Slovakia and the Czechia, working out with stakeholders roadmaps and action plans aimed at developing the three pillars that underpin the initiative and launch implementation of the roadmaps with implementing short-term measures agreed in the roadmaps and the action plans before end of the project.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2021
Type: Link

According to the Renovation Wave Strategy, the buildings sector must contribute a 60% emission reduction to achieve the EU’s 2030 climate target. This requires a steep increase of deep renovations from currently 0.2% to 3% annually and a well-designed bundle of policies to overcome the distinct barriers of the sector.
Post date: 10 Jun 2021
Type: Publication

The EEW4 survey objectives and approach: Over the last 15 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. The adoption of the "Energy Efficiency First" principle and the Green Deal brought a new policy era, also for energy efficiency. Since 2006, Energy Efficiency Watch (EEW) projectshave accompanied thispolicy development and implementation process.
Post date: 8 Jun 2021
Type: Publication