Cyprus has incorporated into its national law an EU Directive (2010/31/EU) which aims to improve the energy performance of buildings while taking into account the external climatic conditions and indoor climate requirements.
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Across Europe, 90 million children and young people spend their weekdays in schools, colleges and universities. More than one in three of the working population is office-based.
And every year, 90 million patients spend more than a week on average in hospitals. Yet the impact of the indoor environment on people's health, well-being and performances is not well understood or adequately addressed in EU.
Post date: 5 Jun 2019
The conference aims to encourage the participation and commitment of students and experts/professions of coming/acting generation who proactively researches on sustainable built environmental related issues that are critically relevant to the mitigation of and the adaptation to the undergoing climate change.
Post date: 10 May 2019
MOEEBIUS project faces the challenge of reducing energy consumption in the building sector, based on modelling optimization of energy efficiency in buildings for urban sustainability. Project’s ambition was to elaborate products and services that will enable the minimization of the 'performance gap' and promote customer confidence in the attractiveness of diverse energy efficiency business models and contracts, such as Energy Performance Contracting (EPC).
Post date: 14 Feb 2019
CommONEnergy focuses on existing shopping malls to be refurbished and buildings with a different original function, redesigned to become shopping malls. Wholesales and Retail buildings represent 28% of the total non-residential ones (BPIE, 2010). Considering typical shopping malls high impact on modern society (ICSC, 2008), the project addresses their transformation as lighthouses of energy efficient architectures and systems as well as assessment transparency.
Post date: 13 Dec 2018
IoT and Industry 4.0: A webinar from the GrowSmarter Lighthouse project.
Join us to discover the lessons learnt from Barcelona, Cologne and Stockholm who have been implementing smart energy solutions in the GrowSmarter smart city project.
Link to register: https://bit.ly/2whmouX
Post date: 4 Sep 2018
ENEA, jointly with the Construction Technologies Institute of the CNR, has made available the new version of DOCET, a simplified software tool for the certification of existing residential buildings, targeted at technicians and operators of the building sector. The software, to be used for buildings up to 200 m2 without major renovations, can draft the energy performance certificate (APE), which assesses the energy efficiency and energy class of a building and includes recommendations on how to best improve the energy efficiency of the property.
Post date: 8 Aug 2018
ZERO-PLUS project - Development of a framework for reliability-centered maintenance of NZE settlements
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
ZERO-PLUS project - Development of intelligent models for realtime performance assessment of NZE settlements
The monitoring and evaluation of the settlements’ performance is an essential part of the ZERO-PLUS project. Under the framework of the task “Intelligent models for performance assessment and reliability-centered maintenance” intelligent data processing models have been developed. The models are intended to be incorporated in the Web-GIS platform for performance assessment and increased reliability of the ZERO-PLUS case studies’ implementation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Many stakeholders, from government officials to contractors on building sites, will be asking what are the main changes and how will they affect me? To answer these question, the European Alliance of Companies for Energy Efficiency in Buildings (EuroACE) has written a Guidance Note on the topic. It was launched at the recent C4E Forum event in Serock, Poland, which saw over 200 stakeholders coming together to debate and exchange on all issues surrounding energy efficiency in the Central and Eastern European region.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018