energy efficiency

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Hotel or restaurant owner? Want to make your business greener? Check out "Take a Green Step"   If you are looking for tips on how to make your hotel and restaurant more eco-friendly, the http://www.takeagreenstep.eu is a goldmine of information on how to save resources and attract more clients.   All big changes start with small steps, and Take a Green Step invites you to take your first green steps.
Post date: 3 Nov 2017
Type: News

AI: The Missing Smart Step to Better Buildings   On 9 November 2017,  DEXMA Product Director Daniel Utges will be hosting a free webinar on how to scale energy efficiency with AI. This free online training session is open to all and will include a live walkthrough of the new EnergyGrader platform.   Registration is free, but there are limited places, so book early.    
Post date: 3 Nov 2017
Type: Event

Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe – A review of the state of play on ‘green’ finance  
Post date: 1 Nov 2017
Type: Publication

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) 763 final     Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon competitive economy is both an urgent necessity and a tremendous opportunity for Europe. It is a central challenge of our time. Failure may put our welfare at stake. Success would open unprecedented economic opportunities and new avenues to prosperity, welfare and growth.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

The Horizon 2020 funded project ProGETonE (Proactive synergy of inteGrated Efficient Technologies on buildings) develops and proves an integrated approach to tackle two important needs in existing buildings: safety upgrades to face future earthquakes in seismic zones and nearly zero energy consumption to be aligned with EU climate change reduction targets.  
Post date: 27 Oct 2017
Type: Link

2017 is the tenth anniversary of SET Plan, the European Strategic Energy Technology Plan that aims to accelerate the development and deployment of low-carbon technologies. This conference will review the progress achieved over the past decade in the transition to a low carbon, innovative energy future and the SET Plan's key role as the technology pillar of EU's energy research and innovation policy.   
Post date: 25 Oct 2017
Type: Event

The fourth European ETICS Forum 2017: a great success story  
Post date: 25 Oct 2017
Type: News

This European Commission website presents a set of 28 best practices covering all different aspects of greening accommodation establishments or restaurants.   Best practices include:   Minimising energy use Minimising water consumption Waste and waste water management Restaurants and hotel kitchens Campsites Cross cutting issues   More specifically, best practices on minimising energy use include:  
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
Type: Link

The preamble of this interisting publication describes perfectly the relevance of its content:  
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Die Energiewende muss deutlich beschleunigt werden, wenn wir die Pariser Klimaschutzziele in Deutschland noch erreichen wollen. Nach der Meinung vieler Wissenschaftler werden die kommenden 3 bis 7 Jahre wegweisenden Einfluss auf die weitere Klimaentwicklung haben. Gelingt es nicht, die Transformation wesentlich zu beschleunigen und den Wandel zu vollziehen, werden alle späteren Anstrengungen den Klimawandel voraussichtlich nicht mehr aufhalten könnten.  
Post date: 20 Oct 2017
Type: Event