E=0: Desirable, warm, affordable homes for life
The Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) E=0 project will support the development of 11.200 home make-over to net zero energy levels in France, Netherlands, United Kingdom and Luxemburg.
Post date: 14 Aug 2017
“Compact REtrofit Advanced Thermal Energy storage - An economically affordable, compact and loss-free heat battery for existing buildings.
Post date: 28 Jul 2017
On 14 July 2017, the European Commission announced that the European Investment Bank (EIB) and Vonovia SE, a German real-estate management company, have concluded a loan contract for EUR 300m.
Post date: 17 Jul 2017
iBROAD, the new Horizon 2020 project aiming to explore, design, develop and demonstrate the concept of individual Building Renovation ROADmaps, kicked off on 3-4 July 2017 in Athens, Greece.
These building renovation roadmaps will serve as a tool outlining deep step-by-step renovation plans with customised recommendations for individual buildings (iBROAD-Plan), combined with a repository of building-related information (logbook, iBROAD- Log).
Post date: 4 Jul 2017
Heating consumption in the residential sector in Europe is around 2300 TWh/y, Domestic Hot Water (DHW) consumption reaches 500 TWh/y, while cooling consumption is less than 100 TWh/y.
The EU funded BuildHEAT Project (Standardised approaches and products for the systemic retrofit of residential Buildings, focusing on HEATing and cooling consumptions attenuation) aims to drive change in the construction sector, bring information and coherence onto the market, facilitating the decision making and planning processes through:
Post date: 20 Jun 2017
This webpage of the French agency’s ADEME website, informs on financial incentives provided by energy suppliers in France, in respect to the energy renovation of residential buildings, in the framework of the White Certificates scheme.
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
L’article 18 bis de l’annexe IV au Code Général des Impôts est le texte réglementaire français qui liste les équipements, matériaux et appareils éligibles pour le bénéfice du crédit d'impôt sur le revenu en 2017. Ce crédit d'impôt est accordé au titre des dépenses d’équipements en faveur de la transition énergétique, supportées par les contribuables dans leur habitation principale. Le texte indique les critères de performance exigés pour chacun de ces équipements, matériaux et appareils pour bénéficier du crédit d’impôt.
Post date: 14 Jun 2017
This brochure from the French Agency ADEME describes the French financial public incentives related to the improvement of the energy performance of residential buildings that are available in 2017. They include: tax credits, zero interest loans, reduced VAT, subsidies, etc.
Post date: 13 Jun 2017
The TESSe2b consortium would like to invite you to the Workshop on the subject „Thermal Energy Storage System for Energy Efficient Buildings“, which is part of the EU-supported project TESSe2b.
Post date: 30 May 2017
This technical memorandum released by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) provides a domestic overheating risk assessment methodology. It can be applied to dwellings, care homes and student residences. The methodology is intended for use by designers in order to influence building design for the better. It could be used at the planning stage to assess risk, as well as at later stages of design.
Post date: 17 May 2017