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ExcEED Guidelines: Discover all the findings and technical solutions developed by the Horizon 2020 project

The purpose of the H2020 ExcEED project builds on the statement that there is a lack of structured and comprehensive set of building data, which can be used to elaborate useful information and knowledge for market players and policy makers. Moreover...

BIM: the collaborative work methodology that is revolutionizing the construction sector

The evolution of new technologies is leading the construction sector to a new revolution in the way of working, especially in the collaboration among the agents involved in the different construction processes.   Traditionally, for...

ExcEED briefing on EU data protection reform strengthening citizens’ rights. How does it impact the project?

From the 25th of May 2018, the most important change in European data privacy regulation, in two decades, comes into force. The EU General Data Protection Regulation aims to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches. Although...

Dynastee newsletter 2017/9

DYNASTEE continues to disseminate information on dynamic assessment methods for the energy performance of buildings. The ninth issue of the DYNASTEE newsletter is an introduction to more in depth information, articles on new approaches and...

ABRACADABRA project- Technical Toolkit

The EU funded ABRACADABRA H2020 project, is developing three toolkits; one focusing on regulatory challenges and opportunities for boosting energy retrofitting of buildings, another one on financial aspects, and the one described here - ...

Support for setting up an observatory of the building stock and related policies

This report sums up the work done in the scope of the Building Stock Observatory project from February 1, 2015 to June 31, 2016.   According to the report, good governance and policy making require monitoring and periodic evaluations of...

IEA EBC News, November 2017, Issue 66

The International Energy Agency's Energy in Buildings and Communities (IEA-EBC) Programme newsletter carries regular reports of energy policy development and research activities taking place in various countries. It contains updates on...

Evaluation of IEE II support for buildings

The EU’s Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) Programme supported projects which sought to overcome non-technical barriers to the uptake, implementation and replication of innovative sustainable energy solutions.   The IEE...

Guidelines for energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres

Guidelines on how to approach the energy-efficient renovation of shopping centres: the “how-to” guide on renovating shopping centres   A shopping centre is a building, or a complex of buildings, designed and built to...

CHESS SETUP project: working to reduce buildings' energy consumption

CHESS SETUP is a project designing a solution to provide energy from renewable sources to buildings. The project´s first divulgation article aiming to explain and popularize CHESS SETUP's working principle and main objectives is available...