energy buildings performance; energy efficiency; ecolabels; energy poverty; hotels

The stated aim of the H2020-funded REVALUE project was “to lead the development of appraisal norms and standards that recognise the value of energy efficiency in social and private residential real estate.” The project ran for an extended period from 2015 until 2019 and utilised a number of research methods; it also sought to interface not only with some other projects working in similar areas but with the key stakeholder group
Post date: 17 Sep 2019
Type: Publication

HOLISDER is an EU project testing innovative models to incease the impact of flexible energy services by addressing the relationship between ESCO’s, demand response aggregators and end-users.   Project objectives are to be achieved by the deployment of end-user technologies for consumer empowerment.  
Post date: 7 Aug 2019
Type: News

On March 19th 2019, the third REEEM Technology and Innovation Roadmap Workshop on Energy Efficiency in Buildings will take place at EIT InnoEnergy in Brussels.  
Post date: 21 Feb 2019
Type: Event

In 2017, 8 % of the European Union (EU) population said in an EU-wide survey that they could not afford to heat their home sufficiently. This share peaked in 2012 (11 %), and has fallen continuously in subsequent years.   The situation in the EU Member States varies. The largest share of people who said that they could not afford to keep their home adequately warm was recorded in Bulgaria (37 %), followed by Lithuania (29 %), Greece (26 %), Cyprus (23 %) and Portugal (20 %).  
Post date: 7 Feb 2019
Type: News

Marco Koot is an accounting partner of Vanhier, a middle-sized accounting firm in the Netherlands.   Vanhier is participating in a project which is co-funded by the EU. This project, called REVALUE, aims to lead the development of appraisal norms and standards that recognise Energy Efficiency (EE) value in social and private residential real estate.  
Post date: 25 Jan 2019
Type: Publication

The REVALUE project partners have delivered recommendations for key stakeholders on how best to ensure energy efficiency is included in the valuation process. There are long-term risk implications for low energy performance properties and the lending industry is beginning to recognise this. Here is a short video summarising the main risks and recommendations.
Post date: 8 Jan 2019
Type: Link

After sharing the research conclusions, the REVALUE project partners took the opportunity to talk with some key stakeholders about the role of energy efficiency in the European housing sector, both now and moving forward.   1. An interview with Martin Schoenberg – Energy Efficiency Project Coordinator, UNEP FI   What are the trends and initiatives in the market that we should be paying attention to?
Post date: 17 Dec 2018
Type: News

The REVALUE partners delivered factsheets with recommendations for key stakeholders on how best to ensure energy efficiency is included in the process.   To avoid stranded assets in their portfolio, housing providers were encouraged to instruct valuers to consider the value impact of energy efficiency, enhance their collection of energy performance data and develop a long-term business plan to optimise energy efficiency.  
Post date: 7 Dec 2018
Type: Link

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Post date: 26 Oct 2018
Type: Event

The overarching aim of SMART-UP project was to understand the impact that tailored energy advice can have on the active use of a smart meter and in‐home display to manage energy consumption in vulnerable households. It did so by developing a training program for installers, social workers and other frontline workers in contact with vulnerable consumers that would enable them to inform their service users about the benefits of smart metering and to advise them on how to get the most out of their smart meter and IHD.
Post date: 24 Oct 2018
Type: Publication