ELENA provides grants for technical assistance focused on the implementation of energy efficiency, distributed renewable energy and urban transport projects and programmes.
The grant can be used to finance costs related to feasibility and market studies, programme structuring, business plans, energy audits and financial structuring, as well as to the preparation of tendering procedures, contractual arrangements and project implementation units.
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
On 13th November European Parliament completed the parliamentary approval of half of the eight legislative proposals in the 2016 Clean Energy for All Europeans package, following the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive, which came into force on 9 July.
Post date: 14 Nov 2018
2019 Key themes Digital: Processes + Architecture Connected: Living + Working Integrated: Systems + Construction Smart: Light + Buildings
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
On the two days, renowned international representatives from practice and research will discuss research, design and manufacturing of high-performance building envelopes. On the first day, international speakers will present innovative examples and visions with focus on implementation and practice. The second day will be dedicated to the results of the COST network, with topics on digital design innovations or novel test methods.
Presentations and Speakers include, among others:
Post date: 12 Nov 2018
Efficiency reduces costs and risks, creates many benefits and opportunities. The study assesses how climate targets can be achieved at the lowest possible cost and what role building efficiency plays in the energy system.
Post date: 7 Nov 2018
This event is aiming to present and discuss EU energy efficiency policy and different ways to finance energy efficiency investments. It will present opportunities for unlocking the potential for energy efficiency in Germany, France and Austria. Best practice from projects addressing energy efficiency in the buildings, industry and sustainable transport sectors will be shared. Speakers will focus on practical experience in developing, structuring and financing energy efficiency investment programmes. The event will allow time for debate.
Post date: 26 Oct 2018
Inform, present and discuss experiences - this is the motto for measurement teams, planners, craftsmen, architects and energy consultants to meet in Hannover on 24 and 25 May 2019 for the 11th International BUILDAIR Symposium. All specialist colleagues in Germany, Europe and beyond are cordially invited to participate and actively participate in shaping the industry meeting. On the one hand, the symposium aims to provide information about current developments and new approaches and, on the other hand, to promote exchanges with each other, even across national borders.
Post date: 22 Oct 2018
The EPBD recast established that all new buildings have to reach by the end of 2020 the nZEB target set by the Member States. The scope of this report is to provide a CRAVEzero cost spreadsheet, implementing a comprehensive and structured methodology in order to evaluate the LCC with a particular focus on nZEBs.
Post date: 11 Oct 2018
In a joint factsheet, BPIE and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP) recommend the introduction of minimum energy performance standards for rental buildings.
In general, a household is said to be in energy poverty when its members cannot afford to keep adequately warm. The combination of low incomes, energy prices and inefficient housing leads to energy poverty.
Post date: 25 Sep 2018
Eurostat has developed an interactive tool to visualise energy data by means of flow diagrams (also called Sankey diagrams). The tool allows you to build and customise your own diagram by playing with different options (country, year, fuel, level of detail, etc.).
Post date: 19 Sep 2018