Thanks to the collaboration established between the Association of Hotels of Benidorm, Costa Blanca and Valencian Community (HOSBEC), the Ministry of Housing, Public Works and Vertebration of the Territory (Generalitat Valenciana) and the Valencia Institute of Building (IVE), the six hotels selected to become “Pilot buildings” in ALDREN project are:
Post date: 14 Mar 2019
The ALDREN project (Alliance for Deep Renovation in buildings) is the extended development and the implementation of a common European Voluntary Certification Scheme (EVCS) for non-residential buildings based on the EPBD Art. 11 (9) and CEN / ISO standards.
Post date: 14 Mar 2019
REnewabLe energies for tourist ACcommodation buildingS
IEE RELACS has involved partners from 10 countries and aimed at encouraging accommodations throughout Europe to implement renewable measures and energy efficiency practices in their premises. 212 accommodations joined the RELACS network, 95 energy audits have been carried out and 58 feasibility studies were completed.
Post date: 6 Nov 2017
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
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
Cross cutting issues
More specifically, best practices on minimising energy use include:
Post date: 23 Oct 2017
This conference, which is organised by the Network Edifici a Consumo Zero (First Zero Energy Buildings Network) will take place on 24-27 June 2017 in Corfu, Greece, in the context of the EUSEW 2017 Energy Days, addresses the issue of how to develop individual best sustainable solutions for the tourism and hotel buildings sector, particularly in areas where a strong tourism demand and
Post date: 26 May 2017
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
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) provides five tips aiming to show how EU projects are trying to help households, start-ups, and industries among others, to save energy this year. These tips can help reduce energy bills, shift to more energy-conscious behaviour, or even get households, businesses or cities be more energy efficient.
These tips are the following:
Post date: 27 Jan 2017
The neZEH e-toolkit, developed under the frame of the nearly Zero Energy Hotels (neZEH) initiative, co-funded by the European Commission in the framework of the Intelligent Energy Europe Programme, is a practical tool to help hotel owners benchmark their energy consumption comparing to the neZEH levels and to suggest appropriate measures for energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy integration in order to turn their hotels into nearly Zero Energy Hotels.
Post date: 26 Aug 2016
This workshop, held in the framework of the European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2016), will address sustainable solutions for tourism and hotel buildings, particularly in areas with a large touristic demand.
Post date: 1 Jun 2016