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The road the EU should not be taking

OP-ED on EU policy (climate and energy legislation) and Paris Climate Agreement - Is it on track with the 2030 climate and energy targets? first published on the eceee website (european council for an energy...

IMRO-DDKK prepared a number of energy efficiency investment plans for residential buildings in South- and Western Transdanubia

IMRO-DDKK participated in the elaboration of a number of energy efficiency investment plans under the Hungarian “Home Warmth” programme which aims at fostering energy efficiency investment options among residential buildings. Our...

Energy efficiency solutions from outside the box, pt.1

A recent announcement from Nissan on its electric LEAF car and e-NV200 van includes reference to its Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology, realised in Europe in partnership with Endesa. While the Nissan vehicles are not the first to offer V2G...

How to obtain the EPB standards (standards to support the EPBD) and supporting documents

How to obtain the EPB standards (standards to support the EPBD) and supporting documents Revised Dec. 6, 2015 (New link to publicly available spreadsheets) CEN, the European committee for standardization, is developing a set of...

9th International BUILDAIR-Symposium

Exactly 10 days you can register with earl- bird discount for the 9th International BUILDAIR Symposium on May 8 and 9, 2015 in the RAMADA Hotel Kassel City Centre! Until March 20, you pay only 379 EUR for this two-day conference. The...

Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport, ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration)

SMART CITIES AND COMMUNITIES CALL - SCC-01-2015 Le concept de “Smart cities” (traduit un peu maladroitement en français par “villes intelligentes”) est à la mode. Il a l’avantage de regrouper en un seul terme le développement urbain pour...

9th International BUILDAIR-Symposium – program

The 9th International BUILDAIR Symposium on 8th and 9th May, 2015 in Kassel will look at two red-hot topics: the evaluation of leakages and quality assurance when planning and implementing the airtight building envelope. It is complemented...

Low energy building "made in Lombardy"

Energy Building certifiers in Lombardy may access to a new service provided by Regional Body for Energy Certification of Buildings which promotes new low carbon buildings (corresponding to the A+, A and B class of energy performance)....

Initiation of the ECRC Product Rating program

The European Cool Roofs Council (ECRC - http://coolroofcouncil.eu) proudly announces the initiation of a rating program and database for cool roofing products. The purpose of the ECRC product rating program is to provide a uniform and...

Justificación económica del ahorro energético en una intervención con criterios Passivhaus frente edificación convencional.

Passivhaus en euros. Uso vivienda. CENERGETICAJustificación económica del ahorro energético en una intervención con criterios Passivhaus frente ...

9th International BUILDAIR-Symposium – Call for Papers

The 9th International BUILDAIR Symposium, on the 8th and 9th May 2015, in Kassel, offers a future-oriented programme about the field of airtight building envelopes, thermography and ventilation systems. Its ambition is to disseminate new...

ECRC at Third International Urban Heat Island Conference in Venice, Italy on October 13-15, 2014

ECRC will participate on the Third International Urban Heat Island Conference in Venice, Italy on October 13-15, 2014 with presentations and a booth. The Third International Conference on Countermeasures to Urban Heat Islands, IC2UHI,...

Why My Drapery Idea Is Better Than Yours

Fact: Window remedies are usually 1 of the last issues that you buy for your house when you transfer. But Why? They offer mild control, heat control, include privacy, and they soften up the interiors to end off the space. Meanwhile,...

What is the "exemplary role of public bodies' buildings"?

Since the latest posts are previous to the new Energy Efficiency Directive, which rephrased the exemplary role of the public sector, I hope you find this post relevant to open new discussions in this community. In short, the new directive...

MEP calls on energy companies to take action on energy savings

The national investigation into how big energy companies are behaving needs to look deeper than energy prices. It should also review what companies are doing to help householders save energy. This was one of the main conclusions from a...

Energy efficient building in the public eye

Building showcase projects must guide public building to become more energy efficient. The heating and cooling of buildings take a large share in the energy consumption in Europe. The average energy consumption in the non-residential...

A pragmatic analysis of the Commission's Industrial Renaissance Communication

As the media attention has somewhat decreased since its release, I would like to share some views on the 22 January European Commission (EC) Communication for a European industrial renaissance. The first point of note is the headline of...

It’s time for New Year’s resolutions: EU needs to invest in rural energy projects to ensure full use of climate potential of Eur

The EU Commission event on 26 November to start the development of a Smart Cities and Communities strategy showed an increasing interest to invest in sustainable energy technologies in remote and rural areas in Europe. The Future of Rural...

Fireplace at house as alternative to coal burning.

Is fireplace at home a energy efficient and eco solution? We just compared costs, and CO2 emisions on our blog: www.mgprojekt.com.pl/blog/instalacje-energooszczdne-kominki

Solar and photovoltaic pannels

If You want to know more about them we encourage to visit MGProjekt Architecture Studio Blog, where we just added new article about those energy efficient technologies: www.mgprojekt.com.pl/blog/panele-sloneczne-fotowoltaiczne