Campaigning and awareness raising

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Post date: 4 May 2011
Type: News

This paper presents not only recommendations on what should contain a European voluntary energy certificate but also communication campaigns that drive the improvements in building energy performance. Via this paper, Display Participants and Partners would like to express the following:Dynamic and participative local communication campaigns are required to allow citizens to understand the importance of efficient buildings and ultimately be linked to the overall objectives of the EPBD: improving the energy performance of buildings in Europe.
Post date: 4 May 2011
Type: News

Develop advanced ICT-based services, empowering tenants to control their resource consumption by providing awareness to tenants of their resource consumption with the use of in-home displays, alerts, SMS, internet portals. 
Post date: 26 Apr 2011
Type: News

The First Prize was a giant energy certificate to be displayed in the public building of winner’s choice, to follow the footsteps of the previous award winners Brasov and Ivanic-Grad. And few more words for the end… This was the 5th edition of the Toward Class “A” Award. Since 2006, 48 cities from 17 countries have taken part in the Award. Currently almost 500 towns and cities are using Display® to communicate the water, energy and CO2 performance of their buildings.
Post date: 26 Apr 2011
Type: News

The book contains extended summaries of the main outcomes of each of the 5 CoreThemes (Certification, Inspections, Training, Procedures and Information Campaigns), as well as the status of implementation of the EPB Directive, per individual EU country, in the final quarter of 2010, with relevant links to additional information.  The book is available at the Concerted Action website and in BUILD UP
Post date: 18 Apr 2011
Type: News

The Concerted Action 2007-2010, is organised around the following 5 Core Themes (CT's):
Post date: 16 Apr 2011
Type: Publication

The Alliance to Save Energy and the U.S. State Department-affiliated League of Green Embassies today unveil a 111,000 Euros energy-efficiency makeover at the 230-year-old, 16,096.96-square-foot/1,496-square-meter Brussels residence of U.S. Ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman. The top-to-bottom makeover, which will save energy and money while respecting the residence's historic features and decor, is the culmination of several months of work by seven companies that are Associates of the Washington, D.C.-based Alliance, a nonprofit organization that promotes energy efficiency worldwide...
Post date: 16 Apr 2011
Type: News

The competition Renovation of the St. Bavo Cathedral started recently. Right now, it takes three days to bring the temperature in the main area of the Cathedral to 12 degrees Celsius. This should be possible to improve! Everyone is welcome to apply with an innovative, sustainable solution for the heating system of the church. The kick-off of the competition was on the 7th of April in the St. Bavo. The winning solution will be selected by the jury on June, 23 during the NudgeLive event. 
Post date: 16 Apr 2011
Type: News

To honour the European forerunners in the field of energy efficiency, the “European Energy Service Initiative“ (EESI), an initiative coordinated by the Berliner Energieagentur, will bestow the “European Energy Service Award“ (EESA) for the sixth time. The Award comes in three categories: the Best Energy Service Promoter distinguishes active market facilitators that essentially
Post date: 15 Apr 2011
Type: News

A close connection between the demonstration building owners, the 4 cities, and the participating industry and research organisations is established by the Advisory and Evaluation Group which discusses the planning of the retrofits in detail and provides innovative ideas and insights from different perspectives.
Post date: 13 Apr 2011
Type: News