OPTIMUS "OPTIMising the energy USe in cities with smart decision support systems” is an EU funded project which aims to design, develop and deliver a Decision Support System (DSS), as an integrated web-platform, which helps local authorities to achieve significant reduction of energy consumption and CO2 emissions in their premises.
Post date: 26 Apr 2016
Join us during CLIMA 2016 (22-25 May, Aalborg, Denmark) in our interactive workshop 'Building automation and control systems: continuous operational energy use optimization'.
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Post date: 6 Apr 2016
On 5 April 2016, the European Commission is launching the European Energy Efficiency Platform (E3P), aiming to gather, organise, analyse and distribute information in a central system in all related energy efficiency fields. The launch event will be held in Brussels, Belgium.
Post date: 20 Mar 2016
The launching of the European Energy Efficiency Platform (E3P) will take place on 5 April 2016 at the Charlemagne building in Brussels, Belgium.
Post date: 20 Mar 2016
On 16 February 2016, the European Commission unveiled a package of energy security measures to equip the EU for global energy transition. The package sets out a wide range of measures to strengthen the EU's resilience to gas supply disruptions, including moderating energy demand, increasing energy production in Europe (including from renewables), further developing a well-functioning and fully integrated internal energy market, as well as diversification of energy sources, suppliers and routes.
Post date: 16 Feb 2016
Nine Member States have already achieved their 2020 targets
On 10 February 2016, EUROSTAT announced that in 2014, the share of energy from renewable sources in gross final consumption of energy reached 16.0% in the European Union (EU), almost double than that of 2004 (8.5%), the first year for which the data is available.
Share of renewable sources in specific Member States
Post date: 10 Feb 2016
This webinar looks at designing pump systems to minimise energy consumption, increase comfort levels and future-proof buildings. The event is structured to help building services professionals to design the most efficient heating and/or cooling system.
Post date: 4 Feb 2016
ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, is a free measurement and tracking online tool, provided by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), allowing building owners and operators to measure and track energy and water consumption, as well as greenhouse gas emissions.
Post date: 26 Jan 2016
This report, underlines the positive effects of energy benchmarking and transparency policies. Energy benchmarking is the process of measuring a building’s energy use over time. The combination of acquiring benchmarking data and making it publicly available encourages the development of a strong market for building energy efficiency.
Post date: 25 Jan 2016
The impact of energy efficiency policies on energy consumption in the EU Member States: a new approach based on Energy Policy indicators The purpose of this study by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission is to create a database and develop econometric models aimed at estimating the impact of energy efficiency policies on energy consumption in the EU Member States in the period 1990‐2013.
Post date: 13 Jan 2016