Isabelle Maurizi - BUILD PR Desk

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Since January, the BUILD UP webportal is accessible in seven languages in order to foster exchange of information among peers across Europe.   Although translation is automatically generated, we would be interested in your views on whether this feature helps you find relevant content in your language.   The survey consists of 7 succinct questions, and shall not last more than 5 minutes.  
Post date: 18 May 2017
Type: News

For the first time, the building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, ES-SO and Glass for Europe have come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing windows.  
Post date: 9 Nov 2016
Type: News

On November 2, 2016, the Climate Action Tracer (CAT) released its analysis of the building sector.  "Constructing the Future:  Will the Building Sector Use its Decarbonisation Tools"  examines specific energy-intensive sectors. It looks at how emissions can be reduced in order to be in line with the Paris Agreement’s warming limit.  
Post date: 3 Nov 2016
Type: News

RIBuild is running a survey about practical experiences with internal thermal insulation which was launched this spring. The survey was extended and translated it into Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian and Swedish. By doing this, RIBuild intends to get a broader response from across Europe and to increase representativeness.      Insulation challenges  
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Type: News

RIBuild is an EU research project that develops guidelines on how to install internal thermal insulation in historic buildings while maintaining their architectural and cultural heritage. The purpose is to reduce energy consumption in historic buildings in order to meet the EU 2020 climate and energy targets. RIBuild stands for Robust Internal Thermal Insulation of Historic Buildings.     Significant potential for energy savings in historic buildings  
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

Renovate Europe Day 2016   Renovate Europe held its sixth edition of Renovate Europe Day (REDay2016) on 13 October in Brussels, attended by over 100 participants and under the patronage of the Slovak Presidency of the EU, with a focus on how achieving an NZEB building stock by 2050 can boost EU jobs, growth and SMEs and increase benefits to EU citizens and businesses.    
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Type: News

On September 8th, the H2020 project called ZEBRA 2020 held its final conference on « monitoring the market uptake of nZEBS across Europe ».   Objectives  ZEBRA2020 was launched end of April 2014 in Vienna and monitors the market uptake of low-energy buildings across Europe, thereby generating data and evidence for policy evaluation and optimisation.
Post date: 20 Oct 2016
Type: News

On 19 September the European Commission’s Executive Agency of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) held an Info Day for presenting the 2017 calls under the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.   The Info Day intended to present the Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals 2017. BUILD UP interviewed Dr Vincent Berrutto, Head of H2020 Energy Unit for EASME.   More questions? Read the full interview under our publication session 
Post date: 30 Sep 2016
Type: News

On 19 September the European Commission’s Executive Agency of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) held an Info Day for presenting the 2017 calls under the Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation.   The Info Day intended to present the Energy Efficiency Call for Proposals 2017. BUILD UP interviewed Dr Vincent Berrutto, Head of H2020 Energy Unit for EASME.  
Post date: 30 Sep 2016
Type: Publication

On 29 July 2016, the European Commission published its guidelines for the promotion of nZEBs and best practices to ensure that, by 2020, all new buildings are nZEBs.   The document urges Member States to follow recommendations on the best manner to implement article 9 of the EPBD.   It suggests the following:  
Post date: 3 Aug 2016
Type: News