Across Europe citizens are being put centre stage in efforts to move towards a more sustainable and liveable built environment. How are EU-funded projects embracing this citizen engagement as they innovate?
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
The EU-funded, Horizon 2020 project STUNNING, which promotes knowledge exchange and interaction in the field of energy-efficient building renovation, is conducting a survey on barriers for energy refurbishments to seek out answers and recommendations for the stagnant renovation rate in Europe. Based on the survey’s evaluation, STUNNING will provide insights on the processes that need to take place for the alleviation of the most common obstacles and market failures.
Post date: 5 Oct 2018
SEAI is Ireland's national sustainable energy authority; SEAI helps homes, businesses, communities, and industry to be more energy efficient. Also, supports the development of clean energy technologies that cause less harm to the environment.
SEAI provides high-quality analysis and policy advice on a range of energy and climate issues at national and European level. This report brings together research findings and knowledge gathered by SEAI over the last six years on how to best stimulate home energy efficiency upgrades.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
Smart-e buildings - yes we can Enable the building sector to contribute to reaching the 3 x 20 objectives
Post date: 20 Nov 2017
Web Integrated Network for Renewable Energy Sources
Post date: 6 Nov 2017
Training for Rebuilding Europe
The objective of the IEE TRAINREBUILD project was to design a comprehensive value chain strategy to generate change in thinking of public and private building owners regarding the link between energy efficiency and value related to building ownership. The project aimed to encourage retrofitting in a wide range of residential buildings, spanning from individual to multi-family houses and from private to social housing.
There are two core groups targeted by the TRAINREBUILD project:
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
Impulse für energieeffizientes Sanieren
Mit dem ETHOUSE Award zeichnet der österreichische Mitgliedsverband der European Association for ETICS (EAE), die ARGE Qualitätsgruppe Wärmedämmsysteme, Gebäudesanierungen aus, die mehr können, als einfach nur Energie zu sparen. Weil sie mehr aus Wärmedämmverbundsystemen machen. Nämlich einen Baustoff, der neue Möglichkeiten der architektonischen Planung eröffnet.
Der ETHOUSE Award
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
BUILD UP has released a short video presenting the benefits and opportunities of the webportal for buildings professionals.
The video is available at the link below, feel free to spread and show it to your network!
Post date: 3 Oct 2017
Though achieving the largest energy efficiency improvement in recent years, the household sector is still responsible for a considerable share of energy consumption in Europe: 29% of final energy consumption takes place in the household sector, where heating and cooling account for around 66% of the total energy use at home, this becoming the largest energy expense for most families.
Post date: 21 Aug 2017
A recent Forbes article on “Four Major Success Factors In Large-Scale Transformation” cites the BUILD UPON project as an example of large-scale transformation, alongside examples of disruptive platform businesses such as Airbnb and Uber, as well as the current shift from diesel to electric car engines.
Post date: 18 Aug 2017