Energy policies

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The event "From Positive Energy Districts to Climate Neutral Cities: how to scale up our technologies and solutions" will take place on March 29th and 30th. Valencia, in Spain, as one of the MatchUP project lighthouse cities, will host this joint event organized between Scalable Cities and MatchUP project.  
Post date: 13 Mar 2023
Type: Event

ENSMOV project has published a policy brief on the role of energy efficiency auctions by taking as example 8 countries´ experiences. Energy efficiency auctions are not a common part of energy efficiency framework compared to subsidy programmes and energy efficiency obligations schemes.
Post date: 10 Mar 2023
Type: Publication

The Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (Directive 2018/844/EU) approved by the European Parliament on April 17, 2018 promotes the implementation of building automation and electronic monitoring of technical building systems, supports e-mobility and introduces
Post date: 9 Mar 2023
Type: Link

Varie associazioni (tra cui Associazione Italiana Building Automation and Control System, European Alliance to Save Energy, Kyoto Club, eu.bac, ecc.) hanno mandato una lettera al Ministro dell´ambiente e della sicurezza energetica Picchetto Fratin su come utilizzare l´EPBD per la valorizzazione e modernizzazione del patrimonio edilizio italiano.  
Post date: 8 Mar 2023
Type: Publication

The European Commission supports an harmonised implementation of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) throughout all Member States who have the choice whether to implement it as a test phase. This guidance serves for those Member States who want to test SRI on their national buildings.  
Post date: 7 Mar 2023
Type: Publication

The report provides insights into strategies and measures that companies are taking to halve the embodied carbon emissions, which refer to building materials and construction processes, by 2030. Hence, the focus is on how to achieve the system change that we need, following the idea of doing "more with less".  
Post date: 3 Mar 2023
Type: Publication

Heating and cooling account for half of the final EU energy use, therefore decarbonising them is crucial to meet the future targets. There are currently more options to decarbonise heating and cooling, apart from biomass, and that is through the implementation of heat pumps.  
Post date: 2 Mar 2023
Type: Publication

In order to meet the EU’s climate and energy targets for 2030 and reach the objectives of the European Green Deal, it is vital that we direct investments towards sustainable projects and activities. The current COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need to redirect money towards sustainable projects in order to make our economies, businesses and societies – in particular health systems, more resilient against climate and environmental shocks.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2023
Type: Link

The High Level Construction Forum is an initiative of the European Commission (DG GROW) which has evolved from the previous Construction 2020 initiative.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2023
Type: Link

Transparency and access to information are critical for the European energy efficient and sustainable buildings market. Construction, building occupation/management, transactions and investment and financing decisions heavily rely on transparent data availability. Limited information availability and lack of a common digital data repository increase costs and inefficiencies in designing, constructing, operating and financing buildings.  
Post date: 1 Mar 2023
Type: Link