awareness raising

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COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE, THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS AND THE EUROPEAN INVESTMENT BANK - COM(2016) 860 final     This Commission Communication, released on 30 November 2016, presents a package of measures to keep the European Union competitive as the clean energy transition is changing global energy markets.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

COMMUNICATION FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT, THE COUNCIL, THE EUROPEAN ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COMMITTEE AND THE COMMITTEE OF THE REGIONS - COM(2016) 739 final    
Post date: 24 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

This Topic includes all content relevant to the Theme "campaigning and awareness raising"
Post date: 21 Nov 2016
Type: Topic

Analysis of information, empowerment and training measures in Member States National Energy Efficiency Action Plans    
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
Type: Publication

On 27 October 2016, the winners of the European Business Awards for the Environment 2016-17 were announced at a ceremony in Tallinn, Estonia. The awards recognise companies in the EU and candidate countries, from all sectors that combine competitiveness with respect for the environment in the following categories: management, product and services, process innovation, business and biodiversity, and international business cooperation.
Post date: 31 Oct 2016
Type: News

The event was divided into 2 parts:   The first part included an educational presentation and discussion with students on the issue of Climate Change. Students were informed about the causes and effects, highlighted the key role of themselves in addressing the problem through interactive discussion. At the same time, they discovered the various ways in which they take action in order to reduce energy consumption and protect the climate.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2016
Type: Publication

The energy renovation of existing buildings represents a key component of the “Energiewende” (energy revolution). The building envelope and the system technology used within the building itself form a single unit. Prior to a building renovation project, these two aspects should thus in principle be analysed together. Within this publication, however, only the building shell is to be addressed, with a focus being placed on thermal insulation.
Post date: 1 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

Die energetische Sanierung des Gebäudebestandes stellt einen wesentlichen Baustein der Energiewende dar. Die Gebäudehülle und die Anlagentechnik, die im Gebäude eingesetzt wird, bilden eine Einheit und sollten vor einer Gebäudesanierung grundsätzlich gemeinsam analysiert werden. In dieser Publikation soll dennoch nur die Gebäudehülle behandelt werden, der Schwerpunkt liegt auf der Wärmedämmung. Die Autoren nehmen zu den häufigsten Einwänden, Vorurteilen und Missverständnissen zum baulichen Wärmeschutz und dem Einsatz von Dämmstoffen Stellung.  
Post date: 1 Aug 2016
Type: Publication

Η ενεργειακή φτώχεια αποτελεί σοβαρό κοινωνικό πρόβλημα σε πολλές ευρωπαϊκές χώρες με πολλαπλές επιπτώσεις τόσο στην υγεία όσο και στην γενικότερη ένδεια, και πλήττει περισσότερους από 100.000.000 Ευρωπαίους πολίτες. Το 10% των πολιτών της ΕΕ, είχε καθυστερήσεις στην πληρωμή των λογαριασμών κοινής ωφελείας το 2015 (37% στα κράτη μέλη που πλήττονται περισσότερο).
Post date: 4 Jul 2016
Type: News

CITyFiED demonstration site in Lund, Sweden continues citizen engagement initiatives with afternoon BBQ and discussions about energy savings and local energy production. The event featured as a European Union ‘Energy day’ on sustainable energy.   
Post date: 16 Jun 2016
Type: News