public buildings

R2CITIES Lavatrici district demo site on the agenda at this year’s Genoa Smart Week     There will be two events from the R2CITIES project as part of Genoa Smart Week on Wednesday 22 November:   A session on the achievements and opportunities in district renovation – R2CITIES history and Genoa Outcomes – 9.00am to 10.45am at Palazzo Tobia Pallavicino, Salone del Bergamasco  
Post date: 17 Nov 2017
Type: Event

Download the complete October issue of REHVA journal here:  05/2017 (PDF) or read and download individual articles.  
Post date: 31 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Set up by the city of Stuttgart (Germany) in 1995, Internal Contracting (Intracting) has already allowed the municipality to implement over 350 energy efficiency measures in public buildings, equipment and facilities generating financial savings of EUR 22 million. Intracting enables the municipality to finance multiple investments aimed at energy savings without being bound to an external contractor. In this process a technical department or a municipally-owned company (‘the client’) submits an energy-saving project.  
Post date: 18 Oct 2017
Type: Publication

Earthquakes, buildings and green energy: Turkey’s balancing act   While Turkey is well known as a hot and sunny holiday destination, it also faces low temperatures, which means it has both substantial heating and cooling needs for its building stock. The country also lies in one of the world’s most active seismic zones and energy efficiency measures need to be earthquake resistant.  
Post date: 18 Oct 2017
Type: News

EmBuild template for public sector renovation strategies. A guide for public authorities   This guidance and template aims to be a useful tool to support public authorities in developing renovation strategies, with a particular focus on the renovation of public buildings. Such strategies should encourage renovation of all buildings, but as a minimum, renovation of the buildings owned by public authorities, which have a key role to play in stimulating the market energy efficiency improvements in the entire building stock.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: Publication

The MED Community sets sail to its 1st Annual Congress CHOOSING THE ROUTE TO ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN THE MED AREA: A PATHWAY TO POLICIES AND PRACTICES Nice, 4-5 October 2017   The Efficient Buildings Community created, supported, and managed by the Interreg MED project MEDNICE gathers stakeholders dealing with energy issues to share innovative solutions.  
Post date: 14 Sep 2017
Type: Event

This report focuses on the main barriers to deep renovation that municipalities in Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Romania, Serbia and Slovenia have to face. The barriers are divided into six groups which correspond to the categories identified by BPIE as the main topics that should be given serious consideration to facilitate a successful planning and delivery of national renovation strategies and their renovation potential:
Post date: 18 Aug 2017
Type: Publication

CleAnweb Gamified Energy Disaggregation: Energy efficiency and reductions of wasted energy in public buildings.    
Post date: 16 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The Horizon 2020 funded project PRODESA (Energy Efficiency Project Development For South Attica) aims to assist seven major municipalities in Athens Metropolitan Area to launch showcase energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, utilising innovative financial tools and attracting private investments.   More specifically the project’s objectives include:  
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
Type: Link

The project SECURE (Smarter Energy Communities in Northern & Arctic Regions) aims to foster energy-secure communities through the promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions.   It will achieve this by transferring and implementing innovative energy solutions for housing and public infrastructures in seven regions across the Northern Periphery and Arctic programme area.   Stakeholders will study effective technologies and good practice approaches that promote the increased use of energy efficiency and renewable energy resources.
Post date: 15 Aug 2017
Type: Link