Campaigning and awareness raising

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The evaluation aims to :
Post date: 10 Jan 2012
Type: Publication

Aluminium is a very young metal, extracted for the first time in 1854. Commercially produced as a precious metal from 1886, its industrial production for civil applications only took off in the 1950’s. The first well-known application in buildings dates back to 1898, when the dome of San Gioacchino’s Church in Rome was clad in aluminium sheets. The stunning Art Deco-inspired Empire State Building in New York was the first building to use anodised aluminium components back in 1931.
Post date: 9 Jan 2012
Type: Publication

The evaluation is being carried out for the European Commission (DG Enterprise and Industry) by CSES (the Centre for Strategy and Evaluation Services), with their partners Oxford Research and aims to:
Post date: 9 Jan 2012
Type: News

Bio-Planet supermarket in Leuven: a green building with impressive sustainable energy credentials to match the ecological products it sells.
Post date: 30 Dec 2011
Type: Case

To read more about the “Hertener Klimakonzept 2020” Sustainable Energy Action Plan, please click here.
Post date: 30 Dec 2011
Type: News

To read more, please click here.
Post date: 30 Dec 2011
Type: News

The programme included a presentation of the Covenant of Mayors initiative and the sharing of good practices from its signatories. The aim of the seminar was to encourage Polish cities to join the initiative and actively engage in climate protection activities to improve the living conditions of their citizens.For more details, please click here.
Post date: 28 Dec 2011
Type: News

The resolution on “Energy supply and energy efficiency at local and regional level: promoting energy transition”, expects local and regional authorities to play a decisive part in this energy transition and puts forward recommendations to strengthen their role in the process. Joining the Covenant of Mayors is one of them, “irrespective of the country concerned”.To read the complete article, please click here.
Post date: 28 Dec 2011
Type: News

These cities are implementing and testing today the strategies for the city of tomorrow. The first step was a continuous dialogue between the local authorities, the state and its partners, that allowed the setting up of transversal strategies for urban sustainable development.Concretely it has resulted in 93 projects that have just been accepted by the Ministry, covering 3 major issues:
Post date: 22 Dec 2011
Type: News

"Die Zahlen sprechen eine deutliche Sprache: Der Gebäudebestand in Deutschland muss dringend saniert werden. Umso wichtiger ist es, dass sich morgen der Vermittlungsausschuss zwischen Bundesrat und Bundestag auf die steuerliche Absetzbarkeit energetischer Sanierungen verständigt", erklärte Stephan Kohler, Vorsitzender der dena-Geschäftsführung und Sprecher der Allianz für Gebäude-Energie-Effizienz (geea). "Wer für die steuerliche Absetzbarkeit energetischer Sanierungen stimmt, entscheidet sich langfristig für mehr Einnahmen in den Länderkassen.
Post date: 22 Dec 2011
Type: News