energy efficiency measures

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The Interreg Europe VIOLET project addresses a common challenge among EU regions, home to a building stock of important traditional buildings. These buildings are an asset not only to residents, but also to various industries that sustain European economies, such as cultural tourism and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

Zagreb - Energy Efficient city (ZagEE) is a 4 years project (2013-2017) developed under the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme with the overall aim to implement energy efficiency measures and renewable energy sources in buildings owned by the local public authority (City of Zagreb).    More specifically, the the project aims to:  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Interreg Europe ZEROCO2 project aims to:  
Post date: 10 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The renovation project "Paint it Green" was undertaken by the owner company CoRI - Coating Research Institute after identifying two important concepts: the need for more space as well as the modernization of the company image. Focusing on these issues, the objective established was to create a building designed in an intelligent and thoughtful way combined with the aspects of being high-tech and durable.  
Post date: 2 Aug 2017
Type: Case

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 attend this webinar!  
Post date: 5 Jul 2017
Type: Event

This report, prepared by the European Association of local authorities - Energy Cities, describes the municipal internal performance contracting scheme (Intracting). Intracting is based on the “Contracting” concept but is entirely financed from municipal budget funds. This scheme makes it possible to implement cost-effective energy saving measures regardless of the municipality’s budgetary constraints, therefore contributing to improving the municipality’s financial situation.
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
Type: Publication

The EU funded BRISKEE project (Behavioural Response to Investment Risks in Energy Efficiency) aims to provide evidence-based input to the design and evaluation of energy efficiency policy in the EU residential sector.   BRISKEE addresses household decision-making and its implications at three levels:  
Post date: 22 Jun 2017
Type: Link

Maximising the effectiveness and wider use of EU Energy Performance Certificates   The challenges around urban retrofit, in particular the ones faced by private dwellers have long been in debate at EU level.   How to foster energy retrofit activities? Can a dwelling energy performance certificate help? How to promote the information in the EPC and support the dweller’s retrofit decision process? What are the barriers hindering a dweller´s decision to adopt energy efficiency retrofit measures?  
Post date: 15 Jun 2017
Type: Event

  In April 2017, the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Greece has officially published the Regulation for the operation of Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme (National Gazette 1242Β/11-4-2017), in accordance with the stipulations of the Energy Efficiency Directive (2012/27/EU), a development considered important for the energy efficiency sector.  
Post date: 22 May 2017
Type: News

Demand response (DR) offers the path for consumers to change their normal energy consumption patterns in response to significant variations in energy pricing over time. An effective and wide scale implementation of DR may lead to lower energy demand during peak hours and minimize energy associated costs and outages. DR can be more cost-effective than adding generation capabilities to meet the peak or occasional demand spikes. The underlying objective for an effective wide implementation of DR is to actively engage users in modifying their consumption.
Post date: 15 May 2017
Type: Publication