energy efficiency

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This 600 square-metre plot was used to erect a new service centre that would not only encompass a bank branch but also consultation rooms for customers and staff. Overall the building spans a total usable floor area of 1800 square metres. The energy consultant used dynamic computer simulations and local climate records to design the building and select materials.  
Post date: 14 Apr 2020
Type: Case

BPIE - The Buildings Performance Institute Europe, developed a set of recommendations for all stakeholders which could support economic recovery post COVID-19, and trigger a renovation wave and achieve climate-neutrality for Europe’s building stock by 2050: An Action Plan for the Renovation Wave: Collectively achieving sustainable buildings in Europe.  
Post date: 13 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

What happens to energy efficiency when people desert the CBDs because of the COVID-19 pandemic to work from home, and then send energy consumption through the roof with their domestic consumption?  
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Type: News

Promote the sustainable use of renewable resources and energy efficiency in rural regions
Post date: 7 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Mission & Vision Energy is central to sustainable development and poverty reduction. It affects all aspects of development — social, economic, and environmental — including livelihoods, access to water, agricultural productivity, health, population levels, education, and gender-related issues.  
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Type: Link

The theme for the 2020 Summer Study is “Efficiency: The Core of a Clean Energy Future.” We chose this theme in recognition of the rapidly evolving ecosystem of the energy industry. From resilience to health, from distributed energy resources to renewables to grid integration and virtual batteries, energy efficiency remains critical to our success. Whatever the surrounding goals for expansion of clean energy systems and services, the ability to design and operate efficient buildings is an essential foundational requirement.  
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Type: Event

This report sets out the TEG’s final recommendations to the European Commission. This report contains recommendations relating to the overarching design of the Taxonomy, as well as guidance on how users of the Taxonomy can develop Taxonomy disclosures. It contains a summary of the economic activities covered by the technical screening criteria.  
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

This tool consists of a platform developed within Interreg Mediterranean and its main activities include pilot activities, on-line tool, open lessons, conferences, trainings, e-platform. Dissemination activities, such as press articles, social media, external events, a short video, technical publications are part of the publication content.  
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Type: Tool

The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2020 is coming to you live wherever you are!   In an effort to keep everyone safe and healthy amidst the situation surrounding COVID-19, it has been decided that this year’s edition of EUSEW cannot take place on-site, nor in its original large-scale configuration.   Despite this, we want to bring you the best EUSEW possible and are pleased to announce that #EUSEW2020 will take place as a digital event  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Event

A new EU Regulation on external power supplies aimed at making a range of household appliances more energy efficient - from laptops to electric toothbrushes – enters into force as of 1 April 2020 within the context of EU ecodesign measures. As a result, European consumers will be able to save on their household bills, help reach significant EU-wide energy savings and reduce emissions.  
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: News