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When seven out of ten households in Greece live in 'leaky' buildings, the problem is not the insufficiency of power supply, but the energy inefficiency of buildings and the lack of political volition, says Greenpeace Greece     The root of the problem of power supply in Greece is that approximately 4,600,000 homes have insufficient or no insulation. The result is that millions of families are torn by energy poverty and turn to unorthodox and inefficient heating methods.  
Post date: 18 Jan 2017
Type: Note

The European Commission complements the measures it is taking to reach its 2030 targets with the “Smart Finance for Smart Buildings” investment initiative. It aims to encourage a more effective use of public funds, help project developers bring good project ideas to maturity, and make the energy efficiency market more trusted and attractive for all stakeholders.  
Post date: 16 Jan 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

Energy poverty is a major challenge across the EU, and has its root in low incomes and energy inefficient housing. The winter package presents a new approach to protect vulnerable consumers.   The Commission's energy efficiency proposals ask Member States (MS) to take energy poverty into account, by:  
Post date: 16 Jan 2017
Type: Ask the Experts

What can energy managers expect from 2017?   As a busy energy manager, chances are you don't have time to scan Twitter all day to stay on top of the latest energy efficiency news and trends. With such an overload of information, it's more important than ever to know not only what's going on but what is worth your time and attention in such a dynamic, growing and rapidly evolving industry. And what better moment than the beginning of a brand new year to get a head start?  
Post date: 13 Jan 2017
Type: Event

  This study, prepared for the Directorate-General for Energy (DG Energy) examines how low-cost energy efficiency measures can help low-income households. It also reviews the EU funding programmes available to fund schemes promoting these measures.  
Post date: 12 Jan 2017
Type: Publication

This is the second annual DEXMA Energy Efficiency Survey, whose main aim is for your understanding of energy innovation challenges and exploring new opportunities to help make your work as energy managers easier and simpler.   Three reasons for participating:
Post date: 11 Jan 2017
Type: News

  A pool of international experts has developed an innovative methodology to support the development of energy efficiency and sustainable energy investments in the tertiary sector.    
Post date: 29 Dec 2016
Type: News

The upgraded Green Rating™ tool, one of the main outcomes of the Trust EPC project, will be developed as a sustainable energy investment assessment and benchmarking tool addressing building and facility renovations, principally targeted to:       Banks and other financing institutions     Real estate asset managers     Tertiary sector stakeholders  
Post date: 29 Dec 2016
Type: Tool

Both in the European Union (EU) and globally, the use of energy efficiency obligation (EEO) schemes– policies that place an obligation on energy companies to deliver end-use energy savings targets over time– has been growing.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2016
Type: Publication

Join the BUILD UPON community! Together we can change Europe's buildings in safer, healthier, more confortable, energy efficient, costless to run, environmental friendly, more beautiful buildings which are better for our families and future generation.    BUILD UPON is the world’s largest collaborative project on building renovation – bringing together over 1,000 organisations, across 13 countries, at over 80 events in 2016-17.  
Post date: 20 Dec 2016
Type: News