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Expert talks – Adrian Joyce, Secretary General of EuroACE

The 10th edition of our Expert talk hosts Adrian Joyce, Secretary General of EuroACE and Campaign Director of the Renovate Europe Campaign, which was initiated by EuroACE in 2011 in order to stop energy waste in buildings.   Its ambition...
EXPERT TALKS is a new initiative from BUILD UP. In the form of face-to-face interviews, experts coming from all around Europe and covering the field of Energy Efficiency in buildings from different perspectives will share their views,...
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ENDURCRETE Project: Demonstration site - Krk bridge

  Watch the installation process of the EnDurCrete elements at the Krk Bridge demonstration site HERE!
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ACR+ project

Concept:   ACR+ is an international network of cities and regions sharing the aim of promoting a sustainable resource management and accelerating the transition towards a circular economy on their territories and beyond.   Circular economy...
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The REELIH project

Concept:   Residential heating energy accounts for more than 30 percent of energy use in most countries of Europe and Central Asia, and even more than 40 percent in the Balkans. Previous construction and heating methods did not focus on...
Residential Energy Efficiency for Low-income Households project is one of the many assistance projects supported by the American people through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Since 1992, the American people...
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The Housing Evolutions Hub

The Housing Evolutions Hub highlights the latest innovations in the field of social, public, affordable and responsible housing. Additionally, it provides a European-wide platform for communities of experts and practitioners to share and...
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UNECE High Performance Buildings Initiative

Concept:   Buildings are central to meeting the sustainability challenge. In the developed world, buildings consume over 70% of the electric power generated and 40% of primary energy and are responsible for 40% of CO2 emissions from the...
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The WBDG project

Concept:   The WBDG is the only web-based portal providing government and industry practitioners with one-stop access to up-to-date information on a wide range of building-related guidance, criteria and technology from a 'whole buildings'...
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Sustainable financing for the deep energy retrofit of the Mediterranean residential built environment

Authors: Roberta Capogrosso, Giulia David, Giulia De Aloysio, Luca Laghi, Roberto Malvezzi, Eraldo Menconi, Marco Padula, Francesca Pecchia, Francesca Picenni, José Manuel Salmeròn Lissén, Paolo Luigi Scala   Question 1. Why do we need a...
The HAPPEN H2020 Consortium presents its innovative financial solution "Versatile Energy Loan", specifically designed to boost deep energy retrofitting in the Mediterranean residential building stock. We have asked them five questions in...
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PLURAL project

Concept and Objectives:   PLURAL aims to design validate and demonstrate a palette of versatile, adaptable, scalable, off-site prefabricated plug and play facades accounting for user needs (“Plug-and-Use” kits).   Three different core...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 958218.
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C - R.E.A.L. project

Concept:   Mortgage lenders should play a role in satisfying both homeowners and homebuyers. They can encourage homeowners to renovate in order to increase the value and make it energy efficient. In turn, the homebuyer can be safely...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 890537.
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Pro-GET-OnE project

Concept and Objectives:   Nowadays, buildings in Europe are usually not prepared to face important earthquakes, except the ones built under recent building codes, just remember for example recent disasters caused in Italy during 2016, as...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 723747.
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CAV_EPBD project

Concept:   Concerted Action EPBD V aim to support the implementation of the Energy Performance in Buildings Directive through exchange of information and experience among Member States and other participating countries (Norway) with...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 820497.
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EUROPA project

Concept and Objectives:   EUROPA project will develop an Energy Efficiency Subscription (a set of technical specifications, procedures and standard contractual arrangements) ensuring guaranteed energy savings from the deep renovation of...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 956649.
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e-SAFE Project

Concept   The energy and seismic upgrading of Europe’s building stock can be costly and disruptive for occupants. Nevertheless, is necessary, since most buildings are energy-intensive, earthquake-prone and over 50 years old.   The EU-...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 893135.
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|WEBINAR| Towards greener and more durable concrete

Recording of the joint webinar co-hosted with the ReSHEALience project on 7th of October 2020. EnDurCrete project.   Concrete is the world´s most consumed man-made material. The environmental impacts associated with cement (and thus...
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LEVEL EEI Project

Concept:   Greening investments is a top priority for the EU, which requires financial advisers to consider the environmental objectives of their clients and beneficiaries.   However, energy efficiency (EE) and sustainable energy (SE)...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 894345.
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FALCO Project

Concept   FALCO main objective is to further develop and pilot financing solutions and accompanying (policy) measures in support of local climate action plans in Flanders. This unique combination of financing & accompanying measures...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 747331.
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ETIP-B-SABS 2 Project

Concept and Objectives:   ETIP-B-SABS 2 will support and empower renewable fuel and bioenergy stakeholders’ contributions to the Energy Union and, more specifically, the Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan.   The European Technology and...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 825179.
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REBECCA Project

Concept:   The building renovation sector is challenged by an investment gap due to the high degree of investment risk and long payback times. Since models based on the linear economy principle are not suitable to meet the energy emergency...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 892824
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frESCO Project

Concept:   Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a form of ‘creative financing’ for capital improvement which allows funding energy upgrades from cost reductions.   Under an EPC arrangement an external organization (ESCO) implements a...
This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 893857