The building is used as a residential, and the aim of the renovation has been the conservation of the ancient walls of the medieval castle, considering modern comfort standards with the target of achieving a building ad a high standard of energy efficiency, (i.e. the NZEB standard).
Post date: 23 Jun 2020
The European Commission has today opened a public consultation on boosting the renovation of buildings across the EU. The Renovation Wave initiative is a priority under the European Green Deal and the Recovery play for the EU, aimed at increasing the rate and quality of renovation of existing buildings and thereby help decarbonise the building stock.
Post date: 12 Jun 2020
The transition to a climate-neutral society is both a challenging task and an opportunity to build a better future for all. It is about people and their daily lives: how we produce, consume, move, heat or cool our houses, work and live together.
Alongside government policies and regulation, citizens, communities and organisations in all sectors of our society and economy have their part to play.
Post date: 9 Jun 2020
The contest was aimed at a BBC 2005 Effinergie consumption level. We have reached the Passive level for the Media Library.
Post date: 9 Jun 2020
The renovation of the residential complex of Via Brescia is one of the interventions developed within the FP7 Smart City project SINFONIA.
The building is divided in 5 staircases with 7 floors and 21 apartments each, with an overall surface of around 32,000 m3 and it is managed by IPES-WOBI, the social housing Institute of the Province of Bolzano.
Post date: 21 May 2020
The 10 houses of Hem are the first homes rehabilitated in France to zero energy and any form of consumption guaranteed for 25 years. Energiesprong is an initiative initiated in the Netherlands in 2013. Vilogia tested in France the first prototypes of this approach on 10 houses built in 1950 in Hem near Lille. Vilogia aims to rehabilitate 500 homes over 5 years using the same method. The Energiesprong method is as follows: using the current technological tools (digital and industrial method) to rehabilitate a dwelling in 3 weeks.
Post date: 7 May 2020
IMT ignites and accelerates demand for high-performing buildings to bring ambitious goals into reach.
The Institute for Market Transformation (IMT) catalyzes demand for high-performing buildings. Why? The buildings in which we live and work are the single largest energy user in the United States, accounting for ~40% of total energy consumption.
Post date: 4 May 2020
The EU H2020 funded project BuildHEAT, aims to drive change in the construction sector, bring information and coherence onto the market, facilitating the decision making and planning processes.
Post date: 3 May 2020
Due to the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.
Post date: 27 Apr 2020
Electricity consumption in the EU28 declined by approximately 1% year-on-year in Q4 2019, dragged down by stagnating industrial activity and a very mild start of the heating season. Of the major economies, power consumption increased in the UK (+1.2%) and the Netherlands (+1.3%), while falls were registered in Germany (-2.0%), Poland (-2.0%), Italy (-1.7%), Spain (-0.8%) and France (-0.8%).
Post date: 21 Apr 2020