Ventilation in historic buildings is very important to foster health and comfort of the occupants as well as for the conservation of the building structure. Moreover, energy-efficient ventilation (e.g. demand controlled ventilation DCV and heat recovery ventilation HRV) can significantly reduce energy consumption.
Post date: 17 May 2021
A next generation energy efficiency meter named eensight has been created. The eensight tool is based on machine learning and will contribute to the much-needed advancement of the automated measurement and verification (M&V) methods for portfolios of buildings’ energy efficiency and provide essential insights for investors, legislators, building owners and energy companies to realise their goals.
Post date: 19 Apr 2021
May 11, 2021
Join us on May 11, 2021 from 2:00 to 5:00pm CET for a virtual event to multiply the benefits of energy efficiency!
The event will highlight how companies realise competitive advantages through energy efficiency, new evidence and tools to make a compelling business case for energy-saving projects, and how multiple benefits can bolster policy and green recovery efforts.
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Post date: 15 Apr 2021
The former fire station is a listed building, which was built in 1926 by architect Franz Baumgartner in the style of the architecture at the lake Wörther See. It is now used as a music school. The building is characterised by its strongly articulated gates on the main street façade. The large roof area is broken up by an enormous front gable. The building comprises two full floors, an attic, a partial basement and a turret room. The market town of Velden am Wörthersee implemented a comprehensive thermal-energetic renovation of the building.
Post date: 24 Mar 2021
Using the results, lessons learned, and strong collaborative relationships of ongoing and prior green finance projects, SMARTER Finance for Families offers its know-how to support identification of individual solutions for using green finance innovation to improve the health and comfort, financial stability, and energy performance of very low-income households.
Post date: 14 Jan 2021
Energy efficiency toolbox for buildings is ready to use and available
EFFECT4buildings project has published a toolbox with financial tools and instruments for energy efficiency in buildings. The toolbox with different supportive tools is available to all building managers to help produce desired energy efficiency long term goals.
Post date: 13 Jan 2021
TThe EU-funded LEAP4SME project aims to support member states and specifically their small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in carrying out energy audits and implementing cost-effective energy-saving measures.
To reach those objectives, LEAP4SME will conduct a mapping of policies and programmes that currently exist to identify their strengths and weaknesses.
Post date: 9 Dec 2020
FINANCIAL TOOLS AND INSTRUMENTS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN BUILDINGS
EFFECT4BUILDINGS FINAL ONLINE CONFERENCE
8 December 2020, 9:00-16:00 CET-time
for the conference you may register here:
Post date: 3 Dec 2020
Around the world, the Covid-19 crisis is driving policymakers to grapple with a public health emergency while simultaneously devising social and economic relief and recovery strategies.
Since 2015, global improvements in energy intensity – a key measure of the economy’s energy efficiency – have been declining. This trend suggests that there is an urgent need for action to boost energy efficiency. The Covid-19 crisis adds an extra layer of uncertainty.
Post date: 3 Dec 2020
The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.
This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Oct 2020