energy efficiency measures

How and where to invest in Energy Efficiency: Energy Conservation Measures   When we start an energy efficiency project, as a first step, it is recommended to carry out actions that improve the energy behaviour of users.    In general, behavioural improvements are not sufficient to achieve the savings targets that were set, and we need to implement other Energy Conservation Measures (ECMs).  
Post date: 29 Aug 2019
Type: Event

The UK "stands no chance" of slashing greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050, nor meeting its interim carbon budgets, unless the government takes urgent action to improve the energy efficiency standards of buildings and households, a group of MPs has warned.   After carrying out an inquiry into the issue, MPs on the Committee found the rate of efficiency measures - such as insulation and low energy lighting - installed in UK homes under government schemes has plummeted by 95 per cent since 2012. 
Post date: 17 Jul 2019
Type: News

Many people are working on the ground to advance the Energy Transition, whether they are a part of a local or regional energy agency, a public authority, a non-profit organisation or a private company. All of these people show the same creativity, motivation, leadership and strategic vision to scale up energy efficiency and increase the use of renewable energy sources. The Roger Léron Award was established to reward their work and recognize their achievements.  
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
Type: Event

This manual was conducted by BASE (Basel Agency for Sustainable Energy), as part of the project “Pilot Asia-Pacific Climate Technology Network and Finance Centre” (CTNFC). CTNFC is an initiative of UN Environment and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF).  
Post date: 2 Jul 2019
Type: Publication

Today, the European Commission has published a series of recommendations on the modernisation of buildings, specifying how Member States should implement the revised building modernisation aspects of the Energy performance of buildings directive (EPBD) 2018/844 to national law.  
Post date: 27 Jun 2019
Type: News

The building was built in 2018 and it hosts 1300 students in food and body-care professions. The floors develop a useful surface around 9,000 m² distributed in two wings flanking a central courtyard:   On the street side, the reception wing, of general and scientific education: The construction integrates the soft natural environmental technologies of the site with the will to be applied pedagogical support and lived of the sobriety for the energy transition.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Case

Buildings are critical to our health and well-being: Most of us spend up to 90 percent of the day in the office, at school, in hospitals, shops and at home, and the way we build and use our buildings directly impacts the quality and sustainability of our living environment.  
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
Type: Publication

Among the STUNNING case studies, we find the Torrelago district, which is an apartment block built between 1977-1981.   Torrelago district involves 31 private multi-property residential buildings (1488 dwellings) that were constructed in the 1970s–1980s, more than 140,000 m2 and 4000 residents involved.  
Post date: 17 Jun 2019
Type: Case

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
Type: News

This document is one of the report of the H2020 project STUNNING “SusTainable bUsiNess models for the deep reNovation of buIldiNGs”, running from October 2017 to September 2019   The deliverable will focus on providing solutions that foster SME participation in the market and value chain.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2019
Type: Publication