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Building renovations and the ghost of green premiums

Reducing energy consumption has a direct positive impact in the form of reduced energy bills, however, when selling the asset, at the moment, there is no evidence that buyers would recognise this value. In-depth research shows that...
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ATLAS project

Advanced Tools for Low-carbon, high-value development of historic architecture in the Alpine Space   The ATLAS Project   aims at (re-)discovering all traditional architecture (buildings and ensembles beyond the level of protection).These...
This project is co-financed by the European Union via Interreg Alpine Space
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Building renovations and the ghost of green premiums

Reducing energy consumption has a direct positive impact in the form of reduced energy bills, however, when selling the asset, at the moment, there is no evidence that buyers would recognise this value. In-depth research shows that...
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SocialWatt project

Connecting Obligated Parties to Adopt Innovative Schemes towards Energy Poverty Alleviation SocialWatt aims to support obligated parties under Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive to develop, adopt, test and spread innovative...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 845905.
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EmpowerMed project

Empowering women to take action against energy poverty in the Mediterranean Objective In the Mediterranean countries, the coastal areas are facing several specific challenges when it comes to energy poverty, mainly connected with thermal...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847052.
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STEP project

Solutions to Tackle Energy Poverty (STEP) is a project to develop a simple, innovative and replicable model of measures to address energy poverty.   The project covers some of the countries with the highest rates of energy poverty in...
The STEP project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847080.
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SONNET project

SOCIAL INNOVATION IN ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Co-creating a rich understanding of the diversity, processes, contributions, success and future potentials of social innovation in the energy sector The SONNET project would like to make individuals...
This project is funded by the EU Horizon 2020 reasearch and innovatio programme under Grant Agreement N°837498.
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EERAdata project

Data-driven decision-support to increase energy efficiency through renovation in European building stock About EERAdata EERAdata aims to accelerate the implementation of the Energy Efficiency first principle across Europe by supporting...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847101.
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FME Research Centre on Zero Emission Neighbourhoods in Smart Cities (ZEN)

What do they do? At the ZEN Research Centre, they conduct research on zero emission neighbourhoods (ZEN) in smart cities. Their goal is to develop solutions for future buildings and neighbourhoods with no greenhouse gas emissions and...
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Sustainable Buildings and Construction programme

The Sustainable Buildings and Construction Programme (SBC) aims at improving the knowledge of sustainable construction and to support and mainstream sustainable building solutions. Through the programme, all major sustainable construction...
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ENERJ project

The public buildings sector has an enormous potential for energy savings. However, in the last years the retrofitting rate in the building sector has been far too low, and public buildings are no exception.   The activities of the ENERJ...
Project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund
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The Renovate Europe Campaign

Renovate Europe is a political communications campaign with the ambition to reduce the energy demand of the EU building stock by 80% by 2050 through legislation and ambitious renovation programmes. Accelerating the rate of renovation is a...
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Programma di Cooperazione Interreg V A “Italia – Svizzera 2014-2020”

Progetto “Qualità dell’Aria negli Edifici Scolastici – QAES” Descrizione sintetica del progetto   QAES – Sviluppo di nuovi standard per il miglioramento della qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno delle scuole. Il progetto affronta il...
Operazione co-finanziata dall’Unione Europea, Fondo Europeo di Sviluppo Regionale, dallo Stato Italiano, dalla Confederazione elvetica e dai Cantoni nell’ambito del Programma di Cooperazione Interreg V-A Italia-Svizzera. (ID n. 613474 / ...
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Bibliographic database about saving energy and preserve historic buildings

The Spara and bevara* database contains bibliographic records on articles and books dealing with energy efficiency in historic buildings. You will also find full-text documents and links to electronic resources.   *Spara och bevara is...
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SHC Programme – Renovating historic buildings towards zero energy project

Historic buildings make up a considerable part of our building stock (one fourth for Europe). They are the trademark of numerous cities, and they will only survive if maintained as a living space. This means, that in order to save this...
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CULTURAL-E project

Climate and cultural based design and market valuable technology solutions for Plus Energy Houses CULTURAL-E aims to define modular and replicable solutions for Plus Energy Houses (PEHs), accounting for climate and cultural differences,...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 870072.
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EXCESS project

FleXible user-CEntric Energy poSitive houseS The EXCESS project builds up on nearly-zero energy multi-storey building (consumption below primary energy threshold) residential concepts of the main 4 EU climatic zones towards Energy fleXible...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 870157.
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Multiple Benefits project

Valuing and Communicating Multiple Benefits of Energy-Efficiency Measures Project-level investment decisions take account of many factors, rarely tackling one issue in isolation. Company decisions are based on its strategic priorities and...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.785131.
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POCITYF project

A POsitive Energy CITY Transformation Framework Objective POCITYF is a smart city-oriented project, whose major goal is to deliver a set of Positive Energy Blocks – a limited geographic area whose average local renewable generation is...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.864400.
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DRIVE 0 project

Driving decarbonization of the EU building stock by enhancing a consumer centred and locally based circular renovation process Before telling you all about what we do in Drive 0, we will start by defining ‘circular renovation’. Our...
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 841850.