European Union EU has an important challenge in trying to reach the energy efficiency objectives established for 2030 which plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to significant increase energy production from renewables and to improve energy efficiency. The European Commission (EC) urges the Member States to intensify their current efforts to ensure the collective achievement of these objectives, focusing in particular on buildings sector that has a significant potential for energy saving.
Post date: 4 May 2020
The modular project TEESCHOOLS is the last project within the Efficient Buildings Community to come to an end. TEESCHOOLS has covered a long distance on the path for the decarbonisation of public building stock. A new publication now collects and presents all the most important outcomes of this journey.
Post date: 26 Apr 2020
When the new grammar school building was erected in Diedorf, an ‘integrated design process’ was applied, demonstrating that it is possible to plan innovatively and sustainably and still ensure that available resources are used economically and sparingly throughout the entire life cycle of a building.
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
This tool consists of a platform developed within Interreg Mediterranean and its main activities include pilot activities, on-line tool, open lessons, conferences, trainings, e-platform. Dissemination activities, such as press articles, social media, external events, a short video, technical publications are part of the publication content.
Post date: 6 Apr 2020
Progetto “Qualità dell’Aria negli Edifici Scolastici – QAES”
Descrizione sintetica del progetto
QAES – Sviluppo di nuovi standard per il miglioramento della qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno delle scuole. Il progetto affronta il problema della scarsa qualità dell’aria e dell’ambiente interno negli edifici scolastici e delle relative ricadute in termini di salute e capacità di apprendimento.
Post date: 17 Oct 2019
A large part of the stock of Italian educational buildings have undertaken energy retrofit interventions, thanks to European funds allocated by complex technical-administrative calls. In these projects, the suggested retrofit strategies are often selected based on the common best practices (considering average energy savings) but are not supported by proper energy investigations.
Post date: 14 Mar 2019
Implementation of energy efficiency measures in schools and kindergartens, besides leading to energy savings and reduction of environmental pollution, would also improve the conditions in which children spend much of their time. More so, it would also develop their awareness of the importance of energy efficiency and sustainable development, making them future leaders of the energy transition process, was the message conveyed at the 6th meeting of the Serbian Parliamentary Energy Policy Forum (PFEPS), held under the title Energy Transition for Serbia.
Post date: 4 Dec 2018
The impact of building renovation on health, well-being and productivity could improve the lives of more than 200 million Europeans. This set of publications, developed by BPIE and commissioned by Buildings 2030, takes an important step towards defining, measuring, quantifying and monetising the impact of indoor environmental quality in schools, hospitals and offices. The findings reveal a major business opportunity to invest in people-centric renovation of existing buildings.
Post date: 30 Nov 2018
This project was contracted by Viladecans municipality based on the results of a previous study of the capacity of Deep renovation of three schools contracted previously by Area Metropolitana de Barcelona.
Post date: 31 Oct 2018
This webinar is for schools interested in learning more about how to embed good energy management practices within day to day activities, and identify opportunities for energy and cost savings.
Post date: 29 Aug 2018