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This conference, which took place on 11 December 2017, was co-organised by the European Commission and the French Ministry of Ecological & Solidary Transition, in partnership with UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEPFI), the Energy Efficiency Financial Institutions Group (EEFIG), the Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GABC), the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation (IPEEC) and the Clean Energy Ministerial.
Post date: 6 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

ZERO-PLUS project - Development of a framework for reliability-centered maintenance of NZE settlements  
Post date: 1 Aug 2018
Type: Publication

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
Type: Publication

Existing building energy standards in the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) region vary from voluntary guidelines to mandatory requirements, which may apply to one or many building types. Their development is typically a complex decision-making process that can involve any combination of participants. Building energy standards are difficult to classify and the standards that are stringent for one country may be ineffective in another country, depending on climate conditions, occupant behavior, existing building stock, and construction practices.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

Reliable energy data are the basis for decision-makers to define, to implement and to monitor the effectiveness of energy policies. In order to implement a well-informed macro-regional energy strategy that responds to the needs and challenges of the territory, Action Group 9 developed the EUSALP Energy Survey that collects information about regional and national energy data aggregating them to macro-regional data and compared medium and long-term policy goals defined by the functional units in the EUSALP territory.
Post date: 30 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report (GTR) is jointly prepared by the Frankfurt School UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and UN Environment. The Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment report, formerly Global Trends in Sustainable Energy Investment, was produced for the first time in 2007 under UN Environment’s Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative (SEFI). It grew out of efforts to track and publish comprehensive information about international investments in renewable energy.
Post date: 18 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

ROCKWOOL cooperated with BPIE and EIT Climate-KIC to produce the report “Upscaling urban regeneration: European frontrunner cases are leading the way”. The report highlights key learnings from successful urban regeneration projects across Europe combined with insights from experts in the field, including:
Post date: 16 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The Building Market Reports collect and generate insights on the building sector to foster low-carbon investment and scaling by generating an in-depth market study through reports. In 50 pages the reports profile a single country-building sector. The content is methodologically aligned, enabling comparison between markets and includes:
Post date: 12 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

Post date: 10 Jul 2018
Type: Publication

The rapid worldwide growth of the construction industry during recent decades has resulted in an enormous increase in the global production of  Construction and Demolition Waste (CDW), placing an enormous strain on the environmental. The industry urgently needs to implement changes to economic policy and decision-making criteria to address this issue and to safe-guard the environment. Some challenges to be overcome:
Post date: 29 Jun 2018
Type: Case