residential buildings / dwellings

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The decision-making process is one of the biggest challenges for deep renovation: difficulty to reach an agreement between parts, lack of sufficient financing schemes, and no clear vision of expected results, just to mention a few issues. Plug and play options help to overcome some of these concerns, as they usually enable a significant revalorisation of the property through a cost-effective and fast deep retrofitting.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: News

The volume index of production in the narrow construction sector increased marginally, by 2.3% over the 2015-2018 period. The production in building construction increased slightly by 1.1%, while civil engineering construction experienced a higher growth of 6.1% over the same period.  
Post date: 23 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

Compared to its Nordic neighbours, Lithuania is a relatively high energy consumer (225 kWh/m2) with a residential building sector that has considerable energy saving potential.  
Post date: 11 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

The iBRoad project has made available an open-source programme for the techno-economic assessment of renovation measures and alternative renovation pathways of a building. The programme, written in the programming language Python, provides a simplified standardised energy demand model to assess useful, final and primary energy demand of residential houses.  
Post date: 18 Feb 2020
Type: Tool

At today's renovation rate of around 1% of buildings per year, a timely transition of the EU building sector towards climate-neutral levels by 2050 cannot be ensured. To accelerate energy efficiency investments in this area, the European Commission has intensified its efforts in recent years, with specific calls to strengthen the existing financial framework, increase funding levels, diversify types of financial models and explore new supporting mechanisms.
Post date: 4 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

PADOVA KEEPS IN SHAPE!   An initiative for the energy refurbishment of multi-property residential buildings of the city of Padova   A Financing Investment Tool for the retrofitting of housing and service facility buildings in the PADOVA area  
Post date: 11 Dec 2019
Type: Link

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in England will be future-proofed, with low carbon heating and world-leading levels of energy efficiency.  
Post date: 10 Dec 2019
Type: News

Home Integrated renovation One-Stop-Shop for vulnerable districts
Post date: 5 Dec 2019
Type: Link

RenoHUb aims to trigger a significant upscale of the energy retrofits of the Hungarian homes through the development of an integrated business model that is sustainable and cost-covering after the end of the project. RenoHUb intends to enable households to take the first step towards becoming prosumers, and map and remove all the non-financial barriers which cause setbacks in the process.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2019
Type: Link

Objectives of the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage (JPI CH)
Post date: 18 Nov 2019
Type: Link