The resilient city is changing by building new social, economic and environmental responses that allow it to face environmental and historic challenges.
Cities are engines of national growth and dynamic in their governance systems and capacities. Resilience is now a necessary component of sustainable development, first of all by influencing the organisational and management models of urban systems. A resilient city is also a safer, less polluted and livable city. Resilience seems to be the only possible answer in urban and socio-economic terms.
Post date: 29 May 2017
As the 2020 milestone for both EU and French domestic climate and energy goals approaches, the energy savings contest CUBE 2020 gets more relevant than ever. It is indeed a solution for owners and users of commercial and educational buildings to efficiently commit to saving the required 25% of energy imposed by French legislation to be reached before 2020. The 200 candidates of the two previous editions of the CUBE 2020 contest, a one-year long competition, saved 10 to 15% of energy on average within a year.
Post date: 24 May 2017
The report, released in the framework of the RENEW SCHOOL project, presents the design and description of the activities undertaken within 16 school projects in Austria, Belgium, Copenhagen, Italy, Poland and Slovenija.
The main objectives of these projects were:
Post date: 18 May 2017
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
After nearly two years of collaboration between ten partners from Spain, Croatia, Poland and the Netherlands, the FosterREG project is coming to an end.
FosterREG is a European Horizon 2020 project aimed at enhancing the capacity of public authorities to plan, finance and manage integrated urban regeneration for sustainable energy uptake.
Post date: 15 May 2017
dena – the Germany Energy Agency- in partnership with the energy service provider ista, the German Tenants’ Association and the Federal Ministry of Construction habe carried out a nation-wide field test of consumption transparency in buildings in the project “Saving Money through Clever Heating”. The key outcome of the project was that tenants who receive monthly information on their heating consumption can reduce it by an average of 10 per cent.
For further information please visit the relevant dena webpage at the link provided below.
Post date: 4 May 2017
On 26 April 2017, the European Construction, built environment and energy efficient building Technology Platform (ECTP) announced that the ECTP-Energy Efficient Buildings YouTube channel has been renewed.
In the first playlist, you can find the presentations of all EeB PPP Projects with refurbished and new videos for both the FP7 and Horizon 2020 calls. Through these videos, each project is able to demonstrate its technologies, goals and objectives.
Post date: 2 May 2017
Ekonomikas ministrija un Attīstības finanšu institūcija Altum informatīvās kampaņas „Dzīvo siltāk” ietvaros 2017. gada februārī uzsāk semināru ciklu par pieejamo valsts atbalstu energoefektivitātes pasākumu īstenošanai daudzdzīvokļu ēkās.
Post date: 23 Mar 2017
The MLEI PDA project PSEE Alsace has produced a number of short videos on the integrated home renovation service Oktave, to help homeowners get acquainted with this service.
Post date: 21 Mar 2017
MOBISTYLE - Motivating end-users behavioral change by combined ICT based tools and modular information services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle.
MOBISTYLE in one sentence:
The overall aim of MOBISTYLE is to raise consumer awareness and motivate behavioral change towards energy efficient building usage by providing attractive personalized combined knowledge services on energy use, indoor environment, health and lifestyle, by ICT-based solutions.
Post date: 3 Mar 2017