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Best Practices - REQUEST IEE

The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case...
The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case...
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Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificate Register

This website operated on behalf of the UK Government allows one in England and Wales to find an energy assessor to undertake one of the following certificates and reports : Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), Recommendation Report (RR),...
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The European Citizen´s Climate Cup

The competition was launched in April 2011 ( during the European Sustainable Energy Week) for households across Europe encouraging them to compete either against each other at a national level or as part of a team at a European level....
This is a household competition between different countries/regions to reduce CO2.
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iSERV - Inspection of HVAC systems through continuous monitoring and benchmarking

General information about the project Legal background (EPBD Recast) Information about participation in the monitoring activities Download of project documents and information on news and events Forums for discussion of related topics
iERV is an IEE project that will explore the opportunity of improving the energy performance of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems in the buildings of Europe through the use of automated meter data collection....
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Combined Heat and Power Focus

CHP Focus is an initiative of the UK Departement of Energy and Climate Change to support the development of combined heat and power. The website offers for free comprehensive information on all aspects of cogeneration.
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COGEN Europe

COGEN Europe is the European association for the promotion of cogeneration. Cogeneration or Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is the most efficient way to deliver heating, cooling and electricity. To achieve this goal, we are working at the EU...
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REN21 Renewables Interactive Map

The REN21 Renewables Interactive Map is a research tool for tracking the development of renewable energy worldwide.  The Map offers a streamlined method for gathering and sharing information on economic development and policy frameworks in...
REN21’s Renewables Interactive Map - a streamlined tool for gathering and sharing information online about developments related to renewable energy.
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REN21

REN21 is the global renewable energy policy network that provides a forum for international leadership on renewable energy. Its goal is to bolster policy development for the rapid expansion of renewable energies in developing...
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Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)

The Clean Energy Ministerial is a high-level global forum to promote policies and programmes that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices, and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy...
The Clean Energy Ministerial is a global forum accelerating the transition to clean energy technologies.
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Empire State Building - Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

This web page, about the retrofit actions adopted in the famous Empire State Building in New York, presents information, documents, figures and video contributions. It may be beneficial to others taking on their own retrofit projects and...
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EURONET 50/50

The school has an incentive to save energy getting more money for its activities, the facility managers (eg. city councils) have less energy costs and overall there are less CO2 emissions released to the planet.
The official website of EURONET 50/50. This is a project supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe that aims at saving energy at schools around Europe. At least 50 schools are involved using the 50/50 methodology already tested in...
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Construction21

This new platform will offer various useful topics to building practitioners such as;  news, thematic communities and a database of the most innovative building or refurbishment projects. A prototype website is already running in French...
Construction21 is multi-specialist portal dedicated to European green building professionals. Supported par Europe (IEE programme) and partner of BuildUp, the website is on line in 7 European languages from March 2012 : French, English,...
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E2B ASSOCIATION

The overall vision of the Energy Efficient Buildings European Initiative (E2B EI) is to deliver, implement and optimise building and district concepts that have the technical, economic and societal potential to drastically decrease energy...
This is a Europe wide industry driven research and demonstration programme for energy efficient buildings and districts, with the ambitious vision that all European buildings will be designed, built or renovated to high energy efficiency...
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Examples of energy training for craftsmen

In order for craftsmen to build energy efficient they need to know some basics like airtightness, solar collectors etc. the short video clips give a short presentation into the these topics.
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UK Zero Carbon Hub

The UK Government has set out an ambitious timetable for the progressive tightening of building regulations (Part L) in 2010 and 2013, with the aim of achieving zero carbon new homes by 2016. This will be supported by the Code for...
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ATTMA - Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association

The Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association is a company limited by guarantee, owned and operated by its members. It is also a Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)-appointed operator of a “Competent Persons...
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European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF)

UPDATE 11 04 2013:  This link has been modified and transferred to a new BUILD UP  link.You can see this relevant updated BUILD UP item here. 
The European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF) is an innovative public-private partnership dedicated to mitigating climate change through energy efficiency measures and the use of renewable energy in the member states of the European Union. It...
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European Federation of Intelligent Energy Efficiency Services - EFIEES

EFIEES represents private companies ensuring an overall management of energy demand to end-users (Energy Efficiency Service Companies, EESCs). These companies provide operational services, running, maintaining and managing equipment on end...
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Colleges that provide supplementary energy training for craftsmen

There will be a supplementary energy training course offered to craftsmen (Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Plumbers and Electricians) in the following six countries;  Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain and the Uk. This course was...
Colleges from six different countries offer Energy Training courses.
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Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto

Nordic Climate Festival @ Aalto is held at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland. Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto is a 4-day event on finding and promoting best available Nordic initiatives towards sustainable communities...
Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto is a 4-day event finding and promoting best available Nordic initiatives towards sustainable communities.