Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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The building is one of 5 planned buildings. Two of the five buildings have already been realised and will be put into operation in late summer 2020. In addition to the Passive House standard, the criteria of an efficiency house 40 and the solar house standard are also fulfilled.  
Post date: 15 Jun 2021
Type: Case

Building sector accounts a significant percentage of total global energy-related CO2 emissions. Energy is consumed at different buildings’ lifecycle and can be analysed from different perspectives or scales. That means that competitive solutions should be found in the building sector to revolutionise energy efficiency and management in buildings.  
Post date: 14 Jun 2021
Type: Event

Online workshop | 25th of June from 9:00 to 11:00   4RinEu will contribute to this year’s WSED European Energy Efficiency Conference with an online workshop dedicated to professionals in the renovation industry.  
Post date: 11 Jun 2021
Type: Event

Instead of only sustainable sports, athletes can now also park sustainably at De Meent Sport Complex in Alkmaar. Within the POCITYF project, 858 solar panels have been placed above the parking lot on the south side of the ice rink. A total of 20 electric cars can be charged thanks to 16 additional charging points. The parking lot functions threefold: for parking, generating sustainable energy and charging.
Post date: 11 Jun 2021
Type: News

The latest deliverable from the Horizon 2020 SENSEI project aims to identify the relationship between the compensation rate structures within a P4P scheme and the required energy efficiency measures of a group of selected buildings.  
Post date: 10 Jun 2021
Type: Link

Experts report strong growth in the global construction robots’ market between 2015 and 2020, with further growth of more than 10% in the coming years.   Robotics can benefit construction and have been in our factories for many years. This technology is now appearing on building sites where the objective is to relieve workers from repetitive, strenuous, and unsafe tasks, thereby further improving workers' safety.  
Post date: 8 Jun 2021
Type: Event

Mercado del Val is an iron market whose construction was completed in 1882 and it is located within the old town of Valladolid, Spain, being currently the oldest preserved market in the city. In 2013, the market was fully renovated recovering a late 19th century representative building of an architecture and commercial activity from that period, being respectful with its essence, but transforming it into an innovative building that meets the potentialities and commercial needs of the 21st century.   AIM OF RETROFIT  
Post date: 8 Jun 2021
Type: Case

The EEW4 survey objectives and approach: Over the last 15 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. The adoption of the "Energy Efficiency First" principle and the Green Deal brought a new policy era, also for energy efficiency. Since 2006, Energy Efficiency Watch (EEW) projectshave accompanied thispolicy development and implementation process.
Post date: 8 Jun 2021
Type: Publication

State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main challenges it is faced with, such as labour shortage, competitiveness, resource and energy efficiency, and productivity. In fact, the digitalisation of the construction sector is particularly important in times when the construction sector faces labour shortages and a profitability margin squeeze.
Post date: 8 Jun 2021
Type: Publication

For this edition, we would like to focus on the unprecedented levels of funding opportunities at EU level that arise mainly from European Structural and Investment Funds and Resilience and Recovery Facility. Making all available funding streams work toward energy renovation and decarbonizing the building stock is essential. The buildings sector is not only a critical segment for achieving the climate objectives of the EU, but also a huge job and added value generator for all economies in the EU.   The EU perspective will be presented by:
Post date: 7 Jun 2021
Type: Event