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The H2020 project ComAct launches its toolbox of financing models

The H2020 project ComAct 'Community Tailored Actions for Energy Poverty Mitigation', has just launched its toolbox of financing schemes for energy-poor households. The ComAct project aims to lift citizens in CEE and CIS...

The New European Bauhaus must transform beauty into public good

To realise its potential to help Europeans live “beautifully, sustainably, together,” the Commission needs to prioritise beauty as a European public good supported by adequate investment, maximum societal participation and a comprehensive policy...

IEA Innovation „Made in Germany“: Internationales IT-Toolkit für energieeffiziente Sanierungsmaßnahmen an öffentlichen Gebäuden jetzt als kostenfreier Download erhältlich

Das kostenfreie Toolkit unterstützt Eigentümer und Planer von öffentlichen Gebäuden bei folgenden Aufgaben: Identifikation von Gebäuden mit zu hohen Energieverbräuchen Energieeffizienter Betrieb von Gebäuden Detaillierte...

Energy Commissioner Oettinger launches European Smart Cities and Communities Initiative

'The time is right for smart cities and communities: Cities and industry partners are eager to develop integrated sustainable solutions that offer clean, secure and affordable energy to citizens, reduce consumption and create new markets...

Deutscher Klimapreis der Allianz Umweltstiftung: Jetzt bewerben!

Aktiv für Klimaschutz Die Allianz Umweltstiftung hat den Deutschen Klimapreis ins Leben gerufen, um das aktive Klimaschutz-Engagement von Schulen auszuzeichnen. Er soll Schüler und Lehrer dazu motivieren, sich dem...

Sustainable Competitiveness of the Construction Sector

73 organizations and institutions call on a reliable further promoting of energy-efficient construction and renovation in Germany

Link to the statement from the 73 German organizations and institutions

London Mayor gives go ahead for £116.5 million energy efficiency programmes

The full press release can be found at  http://www.london.gov.uk/media/press_releases_mayoral/mayor-confirms-go-ahead-energy-efficiency-programmes-create-green-colla See for additional information also:http://www.energyefficiencynews.com...

POWER HOUSE meeting between AVS-FEDERCASA – financing energy efficiency’s problems discussed

On the 22nd and 23rd of  March was held the latest POWER HOUSE meeting between the Spanish and Italian public housing federations (AVS and Federcasa). The meeting, aimed at reviewing the financial sources for energy refurbishment, was...

The new Concerted Action Book "Implementing the EPBD - Featuring Country Reports 2010" has been launched

The book contains extended summaries of the main outcomes of each of the 5 CoreThemes (Certification, Inspections, Training, Procedures and Information Campaigns), as well as the status of implementation of the EPB Directive, per...