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EU Structural Assistance to Denmark

National official site for the EU Structural Assistance to Denmark.
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The Passive-On Project

The Passive-On project examined how to take the Passive House concept forward, especially in Southern Europe. In these regions the problem of household energy use is one not only one of providing warm houses in winter but also, and in some...
Passive-On is a completed research and dissemination project which was funded within the Intelligent Energy for Europe SAVE programme. The project worked to promote Passive Houses and the Passivhaus Standard in warm climates.
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Austria help site on Construction and Housing

Information provided includes information on Energy Performance Certification and Grants and Funding. 
HELP.gv.at is an Austrian government agency help site which offers information which is necessary for living and working in Austria.
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BuildingRating.org

The Tools: Policy MapTrack rating & disclosure policies worldwide at the national, regional, & municipal level. Document LibrarySearch hundreds of documents related to the science, policy, and economics of rating & disclosure...
This is the leading American online hub for global rating & disclosure policy. It provides resources on building energy performance rating and disclosure practices worldwide. Through various content and visualization tools, you can...
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Concerted Action for the Energy Services Directive (CA ESD)

 The objectives of the CA ESD are to:Enhance and structure the sharing of information and experiences from national implementation whilst promoting good practice concepts in activities to improve and strengthen Member State implementation...
The second Concerted Action for the Energy Services Directive (CA ESD) was launched by Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) in May 2011 to provide a structured framework for the exchange of information between the 27 Member States plus Norway...
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POLSEFF: Polish Sustainable Energy Financing Facility

PolSEFF is a  EUR 150 million credit line to help small and medium sized businesses in Poland invest in new, sustainable energy technologies. PolSEFF credit lines up to € 1 million are available through partner banks and leasing companies....
PolSEFF is a EUR 150 million credit line to help small and medium sized businesses in Poland invest in new, sustainable energy technologies. PolSEFF credit lines up to € 1 million are available through partner banks and leasing companies.
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REECL: Residential Energy Efficiency Credit Line (Bulgaria)

 Any householder or Association of Home Owners who takes a REECL loan is entitled to receive an incentive of 20%, 30% or 35% respectively toward the cost of the energy saving project once it has been completed at their residence, subject...
The REECL facility aims to give householders or Associations of Home Owners across Bulgaria an opportunity to realise the benefits of energy efficiency home improvements by providing them with loans and incentive grants through local...
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BEERECL: Bulgarian Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Credit Line

 Eligible projects include: ENERGY EFFICIENCY:Rehabilitation and/or replacement of old boilersFuel switchingHeat and steam recoveryUpgrade/replacement of equipmentProcess optimization, enhanced controls and automation systemsOn-site co-...
Under the BEERECL, the EBRD extends loans to banks which on-lend to private sector companies for industrial energy efficiency projects and small renewable energy projects. A key part of the BEERECL is the free consultancy services provided...
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EINSTEIN-II project

The proposed project builds on the EINSTEIN tool kit for thermal energy auditing that has been developed within the previous IEE project EINSTEIN (Project EIE/07/210/SI2.446708).This tool kit, based on an expert system software tool,...
The EINSTEIN-II project aims to contribute to a widespread implementation of integrated energy-efficient solutions for thermal energy supply in industrial companies with a high fraction of low and medium temperature heat demand and for non...
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The JESSICA initiative in Greece

Under new procedures, Member States are being given the option of using some of their EU grant funding, their so-called Structural Funds, to make repayable investments in projects forming part of an integrated plan for sustainable urban...
JESSICA stands for Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas. This initiative is being developed by the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB), in collaboration with the Council of Europe...
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Επίσημη ιστοσελίδα της πρωτοβουλίας JESSICA για την Ελλάδα

Μέσω των νέων διαδικασιών, παρέχεται στα κράτη μέλη η ευχέρεια να χρησιμοποιήσουν μέρος των μη επιστρεπτέων επιχορηγήσεων που λαμβάνουν από την ΕΕ μέσω των διαρθρωτικών ταμείων, για να επενδύουν, υπό μορφή επιστρεπτέων χρηματοδοτήσεων, σε...
JESSICA είναι το Αγγλικό ακρωνύμιο της πρωτοβουλίας “Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas” (Κοινή Ευρωπαϊκή υποστήριξη για βιώσιμες επενδύσεις σε αστικές περιοχές). Η πρωτοβουλία αυτή αναπτύσσεται από την...
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eceee library of conference proceedings

The eceee library of conference proceedings contains proceedings from: eceee Summer Study Proceedings (1993–2011)ACEEE Summer Studies on Energy Efficiency in Buildings (2000–2008)ACEEE Summer Studies on Energy Efficiency in Industry (2003–...
The European Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (eceee) is a non-profit, independent organisation. eceee offers governments, industry, research institutes and citizen organisations a unique resource of evidence-based knowledge and...
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Efficiency Assistant - REQUEST Project

  Check the best practices in the EU on how to implement the Energy Performance Certificate Recommendations.If you are home owner, designer, builder or qualified expert:you will find guidelines that will help you through the renovation...
Best practices in the EU on how to implement the Energy Performance Certificate Recommendations.
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SPREAD Sustainable Lifestyles 2050 project

This process will result in a roadmap for strategic action for policy makers and will deliver innovative ideas for business, research and society, regarding the enabling of sustainable lifestyles in European society.The project is funded...
SPREAD is a European social platform project running from January 2011 to December 2012. Different societal stakeholders – from business, research, policy and civil society – are invited to participate in the development of a vision for...
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CEN / Sustainable construction

CEN is actively involved in sustainable construction and is active in the following initiatives:Lead market initiativeEnergy performance of buildingsCEN/TC 350 - Sustainability of construction worksCEN, the European Committee for...
In order to reduce the environmental impact of buildings and infrastructure construction, a modification of the ways to build and design has to take place.
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CEN / Construction

CEN, the European Committee for Standardization (Comité Européen de Normalisation, Europäisches Komitee für Normung), is an international non-profit organization set up under Belgian law. Through its services, it provides a platform for...
The construction sector is one of Europe's biggest industries, representing some 10% of GDP and 50,5% of Gross fixed Capital formation. It employs more than 12 million EU citizens and it is estimated that 26 million workers in the European...
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CEN / EPBD: The European Committee for Standardization / Energy Performance of Buildings

CEN, the European Committee for Standardization (Comité Européen de Normalisation, Europäisches Komitee für Normung), is an international non-profit organization set up under Belgian law. Through its services, it provides a platform for...
To support the implementation of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) after it became law on 4 January 2003, the European Commission issued a mandate (M/343)IN early 2004 to CEN for the development of standards covering 31...
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The European Energy Centre

To see a full list of energy training courses on offer from EEC please click here.
The EEC trains about 5000 individuals every year in over 300 training courses across Europe. Courses leading to the Certificate are delivered across 21 European Universities.
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Training of Energy Management Technicians in the EU (EMTEU)

The EMTEU project proposes the detection and definition of the skill units that configure the European professional profile of the "Energy Manager" for the convergence of skills in decisions that affect energy saving and management in the...
Energy saving, alternative energies, environmental protection, energy control systems, in a word "Energy Management" is currently one of the major concerns and objectives of society, companies and also the European Union. Some EU countries...
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SIRET project: Specialist in renewable energies and technologies in sanitary, heating and air conditioning craft

The Guild of Sanitary, Heating and Air Conditioning Craft Berlin carried out from November 2008 to October 2010 is an EU project in the innovation field of renewable energies.Together with European partners from Bulgaria, Poland and...
The SIRET project was an EU-funded project aiming at developing a European training model for specialists in renewable energies and technologies in sanitary, heating and air conditioning craft.