This publishable report integrates all the knowledge gained from the CERtuS project in an easy-to-use hand book that aims to inform the CERtuS target groups and the wider public about the Project achievements. It is addressed principally to Municipalities and the public sector, but it may be equally useful to the ESCOs, financing entities, policy makers and to all parties interested in Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy systems integration in the building sector.
Post date: 8 Aug 2018
Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe – A review of the state of play on ‘green’ finance
Post date: 1 Nov 2017
by Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics), Francois Durier (CETIAT), Marina Laskari (NKUA)
Post date: 11 Oct 2017
EPATEE (Evaluation Into Practice to Achieve Targets for Energy Efficiency) is a Horizon 2020 funded project which aims to give EU Member States tools and knowledge for a better evaluation of their own energy efficiency policies.
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
How to improve residential energy efficiency in South Eastern Europe and CIS - policy brief by HFHI
Recommendations for Central and Eastern European countries
Post date: 9 Aug 2017
This webpage of the French agency’s ADEME website, informs on financial incentives provided by energy suppliers in France, in respect to the energy renovation of residential buildings, in the framework of the White Certificates scheme.
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
This tool is available on the website "Rénovation Info Service", owned by the French Ministry of Housing. It allows to identify companies that have got the label "RGE - Reconnu Garant de l'Environnement". The energy renovation works are eligible to the various financial incentives provided by public funds (tax credit, interest free loans, reduced VAT) only if they are carried out by an RGE labelled company.
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
This brochure from the French Agency ADEME describes the French financial public incentives related to the improvement of the energy performance of residential buildings that are available in 2017. They include: tax credits, zero interest loans, reduced VAT, subsidies, etc.
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
Smart cities across Europe are pioneering all sorts of cutting-edge technologies to reduce pollution and boost energy efficiency, becoming green role models for others to follow. The eco-friendly push is not only helping to protect our planet, it’s also stimulating growth and unleashing a new generation of jobs.
Post date: 2 Jun 2017
Supporting the creation of Green Homes through a credible, cost-effective certification program represents an opportunity for residential investors & developers to differentiate the quality and environmental performance of their construction projects while educating consumers about the financial and other benefits. Financial institutions – through the issuance of Green Mortgages tied to certified Green Homes – can significantly reduce their mortgage default risk and raise the asset valuation of homes they finance and can, therefore, offer a lower cost of financing.
Post date: 18 Apr 2017