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  by Marianna Papaglastra (Sympraxis Team)    
Post date: 13 Dec 2017
Type: News

Alternative proposals on the Energy Efficiency Directive jeopardise European industry and citizens’ energy bills     Coalition for Energy Savings press release, 20 November 2017      
Post date: 23 Nov 2017
Type: Note

Intelligent Energy Saving Measures for Municipal housing in Central and Eastern European Countries    
Post date: 17 Nov 2017
Type: Link

Hotel or restaurant owner? Want to make your business greener? Check out "Take a Green Step"   If you are looking for tips on how to make your hotel and restaurant more eco-friendly, the is a goldmine of information on how to save resources and attract more clients.   All big changes start with small steps, and Take a Green Step invites you to take your first green steps.
Post date: 3 Nov 2017
Type: News

The International Energy Agency's Energy Efficiency Market Report 2017 shows that German citizens have had the highest benefit from realised measures for increased energy efficiency. The average expenditures per household were USD 580 (around €500) lower in 2016 compared to 2015. Without energy efficiency measures since 2000 the energy related costs per household would have been 27% higher in 2016.
Post date: 20 Oct 2017
Type: News

Earthquakes, buildings and green energy: Turkey’s balancing act   While Turkey is well known as a hot and sunny holiday destination, it also faces low temperatures, which means it has both substantial heating and cooling needs for its building stock. The country also lies in one of the world’s most active seismic zones and energy efficiency measures need to be earthquake resistant.  
Post date: 18 Oct 2017
Type: News

This report by the U.S Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) shows that the United States can help curb climate change and cut its greenhouse gas emissions by at least 80% by 2050 with an ambitious, but realistic, increase in clean energy. This reduction can be achieved relying on four key emission reduction strategies:  
Post date: 5 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

19 September 2017, 10:00 am Brussels Time (CET)   Do you want to know how to improve the energy efficiency of retail buildings? To know more on the available technologies to achieve this? Are you interested in the role of a European project in the development of these technologies, tailor-made for shopping centres? Then, you should watch this webinar!  
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
Type: News

Sustainability is one of the main topics of the Housing and the Innovation Agenda that Aedes- the Association of Dutch social housing corporations- members agreed upon before the summer. In the coming years, they will make their dwellings more energy efficient and increase the pace.   On a short term basis, the sector wants to attain an average energy label B for the total stock of social dwellings by 2021. This calls for an acceleration of investment in solar panels, insulation and heating network connections.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: News

START2ACT project launches first chapter of interactive e-learning on energy efficiency  
Post date: 24 Aug 2017
Type: News