Energy efficiency technologies and materials

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Post date: 1 Feb 2023
Type: Link

The production of electricity from renewable sources in the EU increased by almost 5% from 2020 to 2021. Solar power has resulted as the fastest-growing source of electricity.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

The European Investment Bank (EIB) and El Corte Inglés have signed a financing agreement to implement energy efficiency measures and a digital transformation by 2024 for the well-known Spanish supermarket. In particular, the supermarket´s energy efficiency plan includes improved refrigeration, lighting and air-conditioning, and better consumption management.
Post date: 30 Jan 2023
Type: News

The SmartBuilt4EU project has set up four task forces investigating issues related to smart buildings: their objective is to identify the remaining challenges and barriers to smart building deployment, and the associated research and innovation gaps that should be addressed in the near future.   
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

The 17th century farm house Ritterhof has been renovated by architect Michael Felkner and it is now home if his office, family´s flat, grocery shop and granny flat.  
Post date: 27 Jan 2023
Type: Case

Moderated by Aranzazu Galán, Senior Researcher at Université Libre de Bruxelles and BUILD UP's Editorial Board Member, the webinar presented two projects that explore technological solutions for heating/cooling coupled with renewables (SunHorizon and HAPPENING) and two projects that explore aspects of energy/thermal energy storage (
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

The Army Museum and Autoworld in Brussels' Parc du Cinquantenaire will be renovated by 2030 in the occasion of Belgium´s 200th anniversary. The process will make the building more energy efficient by renovating the building envelope: facades, roof and windows.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: News

The ENI CBC Med BEEP project has just finished and one of its main outcome is the development of guidelines for the energy renovation and environmental improvement of public historic buildings through the use of Heritage Building Information Modelling (HBIM) and a simulation-based approach.  
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

Electrically-driven heat pumps represent a solution to dramatically improve the efficiency of energy use for space and water heating.
Post date: 26 Jan 2023
Type: Publication

Aim The aim of the conference is to bring together researchers and government and industry professionals to discuss the future of energy in buildings, neighbourhoods and cities from a theoretical, practical, implementation and simulation perspective. The conference will be an exciting chance to present, interact, and learn about the latest research in Sustainability in Energy and Buildings.  
Post date: 25 Jan 2023
Type: Event