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The Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has given the goahead for energy conservation measures in local communities in four rounds. Municipalities can apply to have as much as 40% of eligible costs covered in works on buildings they own and use. Slovenia earmarked EUR 25 million for the energy renovation project of which EUR 21.25 million or 85% comes from the European Union’s cohesion funds.  
Post date: 11 Mar 2020
Type: News

Compared to its Nordic neighbours, Lithuania is a relatively high energy consumer (225 kWh/m2) with a residential building sector that has considerable energy saving potential.  
Post date: 11 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

Municipalities and regions have a key role to play in the energy retrofit of condominiums. Many of them are already addressing the residential sector as part of their climate policies, but they are still often unaware of the specific challenges and needs of condominiums. Find out about the strategies and tools developed by two European projects, ACE-Retrofitting and INNOVATE, to better address condominiums.  
Post date: 10 Mar 2020
Type: Event

Watch the video about our three lighthouse cities, Valladolid, Nottingham and Tepebasi/Eskisehir and discover Remourban's main outcomes   Fighting climate change is the challenge of our century. Since about 80% of all people are expected to live in urban areas by 2050, the global campaign for sustainability will be won, or lost, in cities.  
Post date: 5 Mar 2020
Type: News

This guidance was developed under the framework of the project Our Buildings funded by the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).  
Post date: 5 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

The Italian construction sector’s gross value added (GVA) accounted for 16.7% of Italy’s 2018 GDP, making it one of the most important sectors in the national economy. However, by 2018 the construction sector experienced a steep decline compared with 2010, reflected by the decrease of its total added value and turnover value.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

The DGNB assesses buildings and urban districts which demonstrate an outstanding commitment to meeting sustainability objectives. The sustainability concept of the DGNB System is broadly based and goes beyond the well-known three-pillar model. The DGNB System covers all of the key aspects of sustainable building: environmental, economic, sociocultural and functional aspects, technology, processes and site. The first four quality sections have equal weight in the assessment.  
Post date: 4 Mar 2020
Type: Tool

We are proud to share with you updated promo materials for the POWERSKIN+ project.   New edition of the POWERSKIN+ project brochure. It contains a brief description of the project. You can also read about the concept of the POWERSKIN+ project and demonstration sites.   Updated project presentation.   You can find the presentation here.  
Post date: 28 Feb 2020
Type: News

Make your building the star!    Shoot a video of your Passive House project and share it with the world!   Find all the video entries on YouTube: International Mid-year Passive House Open days  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event

The dates for the International Passive House Open Days are set! Take part from November 6-8 for your chance to experience the comfort of Passive House buildings for yourself!  
Post date: 27 Feb 2020
Type: Event