Financing, socio-economics

Global emissions are reaching record levels and show no sign of peaking. The last four years were the four hottest on record, and winter temperatures in the Arctic have risen by 3°C since 1990.   Sea levels are rising, coral reefs are dying, and we are starting to see the life-threatening impact of climate change on health, through air pollution, heatwaves and risks to food security.  
Post date: 28 Aug 2019
Type: Event

REDay 2019 will kick-off with a moderated debate, taking place on Tuesday, 8 October, from 16:00-18:00, in 6Q1, JAN Building, European Parliament, hosted by MEP Pernille Weiss (EPP, Denmark).   Speakers at this moderated debate will share their expertise and learning in the field of energy renovation and prove that deep energy renovation really is already all around us. Speakers at this moderated debate will include –  
Post date: 27 Aug 2019
Type: Event

Concept   HOLISDER brings together a wide range of mature technologies and integrates them in an open and interoperable framework, comprising in a fully-fledged suite of tools addressing the needs of the whole demand response value chain.  
Post date: 26 Aug 2019
Type: Link

Conference Registration is free but mandatory, please click Register link at bottom of the page.   Conference Agenda to view below in English and French.   AGENDA:    9.00 – 9.30   Registration    9.30 – 9.40   Introduction by the moderator (Chris Ashe) 
Post date: 26 Aug 2019
Type: Event

With the ending of EUSEW came along a number of benefits. Exchange of experience, reconciliation of opinions of the different stakeholders, announcement of innovations and other news, discussions on how to improve the attained results and to accelerate the achievement of the targets EU2030 – EU2050.   There are many accomplishments in various directions, especially in the sphere of EE products innovations.  
Post date: 20 Aug 2019
Type: News

In 2018, the Smart Buildings for Smart Cities Summer Universities reached a new milestone. ​ In 2019, the expansion continues!   Thanks to the arrival of a new pillar, the Confederation Construction, and a new venue, the Square, located in the heart of Europe, this new edition will definitely be under the sign of internationalisation.   Another major new feature: a new format for more participants!  
Post date: 19 Aug 2019
Type: Event

The challenge The EC estimates that about 35% of the EU's buildings are over 50 years old, and almost 75% of the building stock is energy inefficient.   At the same time, only 0.4-1.2% of the building stock renovated each year (depending on the country) [1].  
Post date: 6 Aug 2019
Type: News

One-stop-shops (OSS) are easily accessible tools for overcoming market fragmentation on both demand and supply side.   They can offer holistic renovation solutions for building owners, covering evaluation of energy use, advice on interventions and access to finance and contractors.  
Post date: 2 Aug 2019
Type: Event

Draft Programme 08:00 - Registration and coffee   09:00 - Welcome   09:05 - Taking stock, looking forward: The legacy of Horizon 2020 Perspectives from Carlos Moedas, Commissioner, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission Followed by panel discussion   10:15 -  Coffee break  
Post date: 31 Jul 2019
Type: Event

Less than 2% of properties sold in Ireland between January 2017 and October 2018 were A rated – the highest energy efficient rating for homes – despite many technologies available to upgrade homes. And just 11% of dishwashers and 14% of fridges sold in 2018 in Spain were of the highest A+++ energy rating for appliances. The findings come from a project called CONSEED, which investigates what encourages people to buy energy efficient appliances, houses and cars.  
Post date: 31 Jul 2019
Type: News