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The Energy Efficiency Watch - Survey Report 2021

The EEW4 survey objectives and approach: Over the last 15 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. The adoption of the "Energy Efficiency First" principle and the Green Deal brought a new...

ECSO - 2021 Infographics on Digitalisation in the construction sector

State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of the main...

The Energy Efficiency Watch - Survey Report 2021

The EEW4 survey objectives and approach: Over the last 15 years, the importance of energy efficiency in European policy has steadily increased. The adoption of the "Energy Efficiency First" principle and the Green Deal...

ECSO - 2021 Infographics on Digitalisation in the construction sector

State of play, digitalisation in construction: The EU construction sector is making progress in the uptake of digital technologies. The integration of digital technologies is often viewed as a key element to tackle some of...

A New Era of Public Power: A vision for New York Power Authority in pursuit of climate justice

In 2019, New York State lawmakers passed the most ambitious state-level climate legislation in the country—and among the most ambitious in the world. The Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) mandates that New York’s...

X-tendo introductory reports: Building Logbook

Building logbooks are repositories for detailed building information. They act as a single point of input, access and visualisation of all the information associated with a building unit throughout its lifecycle.   Over the lifespan of...

The concept of energy poverty: from understanding to overcoming it - new report by the H2020 project ComAct

Energy poverty as a concept has a long tradition, and energy subsidies for low-income households have been a major part of social policy in West and Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) as well as former Soviet Republics (CIS). Due to...

Towards a healthy renovated Europe

The publication includes some insights concerning:   The hidden costs of Europe´s decrepit buildings: Europe’s buildings are among the biggest contributors to the climate crisis, as well as health inequality, but to date...

Targeting energy efficiency renovation to improve housing conditions of the most vulnerable

Evidence points out that most vulnerable households face major challenges in the renovation of their homes. Lowest-income families live in most energy-inefficient homes, according to research by the Vlaams Steunpunt Wonen. This means that...

Position About importance of integration of two state initiatives: “Affordable Mortgage” and “Green Deal”

On January 27th , the Government of Ukraine approved a resolution on "Affordable Mortgages": the interest rate on loans was set at 7% per annum, which will operate under the program "Affordable Loans 5-7-9%".   The mechanism provides that...