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Andreas Gyr remembers his first car fondly: a 1982 Ford Escort, which had the gas parts ripped out and replaced with 17 golf cart batteries and an electric motor. “It had about a 15-mile range and it topped out at like 58 miles per hour,” Andreas remembers. “I’d carry an extension cord around and plug it into friends’ wall outlets to make it home.” It might have been inconvenient, but it made him excited about the future. “It was different, it was hopeful, we charged it with solar panels!” he says.
Post date: 21 Aug 2020
Type: News

The European Green Deal is considered an essential element of an inclusive and sustainable growth strategy for Europe. EU Member States are currently developing recovery plans as part of their existing strategies to address the COVID-19 pandemic. Sustainable energy investments are an important pillar of such strategies, which require significant public financing as a lever for private investment.   
Post date: 20 Aug 2020
Type: News

The hardworking summer months within the LIFE Level(s) project brought forward a vital step in moving the project forward.  
Post date: 20 Aug 2020
Type: News

The MOBISTYLE dashboard is a tool that allows different kind of users to receive information about the buildings they interact with, through specific authentication. The buildings connected to MOBISTYLE are sensorized as groups of sensors had been installed according to the parameters that the experts suggested to monitor and analyse.  
Post date: 19 Aug 2020
Type: Tool

FEDARENE member regions and energy agencies are dedicated to helping municipalities in fighting climate change and preventing its unintended consequences. Read this new publication and find out about some of our best practices’ examples in the field!  
Post date: 19 Aug 2020
Type: Publication

EEnvest August 2020 newsletter is out!   The contents are the following: Interview with Gabriele Fregonese,Sinloc Interview with Fernando Salat, GNE Finance Article: Bringing together construction and finance Activities 2020   Read it here.
Post date: 18 Aug 2020
Type: News

The July 2020 RESTORE newsletter is out!   The contents addressed are the following:
Post date: 18 Aug 2020
Type: News

The EU economy is forecasted to shrink by 7.4% this year with an uneven economic impact across the EU and the different economic sectors. The HVAC sector, which stared 2020 over expectations according to many industry representatives, was not among the most hit sectors during the crisis, although the impact of recession in the construction sector is yet to be seen. Still, as a key sector providing key equipment and services for crucial facilities, the HVAC and building sectors shall remain a strategic player in the post-covid economy and society.  
Post date: 18 Aug 2020
Type: News

This year, the 24th annual In­ter­na­tion­al Pass­ive House Con­fer­en­ce will take place online for the very first time! The con­fer­en­ce will run from 20 Septem­ber to 8 Oc­to­ber 2020 and includes a multitude of lectures, workshops and building tours! All ses­sions will be re­cor­ded and can be ac­cessed again after the con­fer­en­ce between 10 Oc­to­ber and 1 Novem­ber 2020. You can now dis­cov­er the pro­gramme here.   
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: News

For someone outside the building sector, many of the shorthand symbols frequently used in Passive House related content – including educational videos, press releases, webinars, and even some of our other blog posts – can be quite confusing. What the heck is a U-value? What are all those different subscripts? And what the heck is this symbol -> Ψ? Don’t fret. We will get into all of those, as well as an explanation regarding their relevance to Passive House design in this handy guide!
Post date: 13 Aug 2020
Type: Link