Increasing energy costs and inadequate energy efficiency progress keep energy poverty at high levels in the EU. Energy poverty in the private rented sector (PRS) represents a particular category and of major concern since it is a phenomenon that is rising.
Due to the difficulty to identify and measure energy-poor households in the PRS and the lack of information and split incentives, it is difficult to adequately address the issue.
Post date: 18 Nov 2020
AEE – INTEC, eurac research, Fraunhofer ISE, ATP sustain, Bouygues, SKANSKA SE, Moretti, 3i, Köhler & Meinzer organize a webinar with the title:
CRAVEzero - Cost Reduction and market Acceleration for Viable nearly zero-Energy buildings
Presentation and discussion of the results from the Horizon 2020 project "CRAVEzero.eu“
Wednesday, 24. June 2020
Post date: 10 Jun 2020
Real-time optimal control of the CO2 heat pump system for residential use
Making building energy systems easier to operate
Post date: 5 May 2020
Valuing and Communicating Multiple Benefits of Energy-Efficiency Measures
Project-level investment decisions take account of many factors, rarely tackling one issue in isolation. Company decisions are based on its strategic priorities and values, an assessment of the risks involved, and anticipated benefits (e.g., increased productivity, regulatory compliance, reduced maintenance, greater reliability, improved workforce satisfaction and retention).
Post date: 15 Oct 2019
As for the last year, the Sustainable Places Conference (Cagliari, 5-7 June 2019) was the occasion for a working sessions of the H2020 project dealing with deep renovation of buildings.
This year, the topic of discussion was “Exploitation of Business Models for Deep Renovation”, as a key issue for ensuring the future implementation of the project results. The involved projects presented their approaches on exploitations in order to highlight potential synergies and strengths to be shared.
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Under the Horizon 2020 programme call ‘Decarbonisation of the EU building stock – innovative approaches and affordable solutions changing the market for building renovation’, the European Commission looked for innovative and affordable solutions for the decarbonisation of buildings in the EU, accelerating the energy renovations of buildings all around Europe.
Post date: 21 May 2019
The overall objective of the project is to maximize the RES harvesting in the built environment by developing and demonstrating cost-effective active building skin solutions as part of an optimised building energy system, being connected into local energy grid and managed by a district energy hub implementing optimised control strategies within a comprehensive economic rationale balancing objectives and performance targets of both private and public stakeholders.
Post date: 24 Apr 2019
CoNZEBs identifies and assesses technology solution sets that lead to significant cost reductions of new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings. The focus of the project is on multi-family houses. Close cooperation with housing associations allows for an intensive interaction with stakeholders and tenants. The project starts by setting baseline costs for conventional new buildings, currently available NZEBs and buildings that go beyond the NZEB level based on the experience of the consortium.
Post date: 12 Apr 2019
A large part of the stock of Italian educational buildings have undertaken energy retrofit interventions, thanks to European funds allocated by complex technical-administrative calls. In these projects, the suggested retrofit strategies are often selected based on the common best practices (considering average energy savings) but are not supported by proper energy investigations.
Post date: 14 Mar 2019
Cost-Effective Energy and Carbon Emissions Optimisation in Building Renovation (Annex 56) - Guidebook for Policy Makers
This guidebook is one of the deliverables of the International Energy Agency’s Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA EBC) programme Annex 56: “Cost-Effective Energy and Carbon Emissions Optimisation in Building Renovation”.
Post date: 7 Nov 2017