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This session, which is organised by the Directorate-General for Environment and will take place on Wednesday 21 June (09.00 - 10.30) in the context of the EUSEW 2017 Policy Conference, presents three different initiatives being developed by the European Commission that all contribute to generating reliable buildings sustainability data.
Post date: 24 May 2017
Type: Event

This infographic, released by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, demonstrates the importance of improving the energy efficiency of buildings in the European Union, and provides information about concrete achievements from EU funded projects in relation to this target.   The infographic illustrates:  
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: Publication

Smart Grid Energy Management   Smart grid is a dynamically interactive real-time infrastructure concept that encompasses the many visions of diverse energy system stakeholders. The Smart Grid is integrating the electrical and information technologies in between any point of generation and any point of consumption.
Post date: 23 May 2017
Type: Link

by Heike Erhorn-Kluttig (Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics)  
Post date: 17 May 2017
Type: News

Deutschland hat sich auf den Weg gemacht, sein Energiesystem auf erneuerbare Energien umzustellen. Damit die Energiewende gelingt, muss die Energienachfrage flexibler und der Energieverbrauch gesenkt werden. Hierbei können smarte Gebäude einen wesentlichen Beitrag leisten: Sie ermöglichen nicht nur die gebäudenahe und damit dezentrale Produktion von erneuerbarer Energie, sondern erlauben es auch, Energie zu speichern, Energienachfrage zu verschieben oder – dank effizienter Heizsysteme und gut gedämmter Gebäudehüllen – Energie einzusparen.  
Post date: 9 May 2017
Type: News

  Στις 22 Φεβρουαρίου 2017, το Ελληνικό Ινστιτούτο Παθητικού Κτιρίου (ΕΙΠΑΚ) δημοσίευσε τις θέσεις του για το νέο «Εξοικονομώ κατ’ οίκον» και την αναθεώρηση του Κανονισμού ΕΝεργειακής Απόδοσης Κτιριακού Τομέα (ΚΕΝΑΚ).   Στην ανακοίνωσή του, το ΕΙΠΑΚ αναφέρει μεταξύ άλλων τα εξής:  
Post date: 16 Mar 2017
Type: Note

An Independent Review of Consumer Advice, Protection, Standards and Enforcement for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy    
Post date: 6 Mar 2017
Type: Publication

This workshop, which will be held on 26-27 June 2017 at the Technical Chamber of Corfu, on Corfu island, Greece, aims to discuss important aspects of Nearly-zero Energy Buildings: technologies, business models, policies, financing, definitions and best practice examples from South European countries' other EU supported projects.   The discussion among the event’s speakers and audience could lead to a municipal and regional policy to enhance the transition towards sustainable tourism and city development to accommodate potential visitors, through nZEB and ZEB approaches.
Post date: 22 Feb 2017
Type: Event

World Sustainable Energy Days 2017 (WSED 2017) will take place from 1 - 3 March 2017 in Wels, Austria, offering a wide platform of events on sustainable energy. WSED17 aims to provide up-to-date information on technologies, policies and markets, with a purpose of making a significant contribution to awareness raising about renewable energy and energy efficiency.   The event's topics are the following:  
Post date: 8 Feb 2017
Type: News

The World Green Building Council's Annual Report for 2015/2016 outlines the major achievements of the organisation and its global network of Green Building Councils.  
Post date: 30 Jan 2017
Type: Publication