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Construction skills: Equipping building professionals with new skills to achieve European energy targets

The EU launched the BUILD UP Skills initiative in 2011 to answer to the lack of adequate construction skills which hampers the developmennt of NZEBs and effective renovations. This initiative aimed to increase the number of qualified trade...

Horizon 2020 project nominated for the prestigious Zukunftspreis for innovation, using CO2 as a raw material to make plastics

Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have...

Call for sessions at EUSEW 2020 - extended until 27 January

Did you add energy goals to your New Year’s resolutions list? Why not start 2020 off by sharing them at the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW)?    EUSEW 2020 will be an extremely special week-long event, running from 22 to...

Dynamic indoor climate in the office

We all want to be healthier and more productive in our environment right? But how? Recently we started in the office of Huygen with dynamic indoor climate applications to see how such conditions affect people’s well-being, productivity and...

Retrofitting district heating systems: contributing to long-term renovation strategies

The EU Energy Efficiency Directive requires Member States to submit long-term strategies for mobilising investment in the renovation of building stock within their National Energy Efficiency Plans. Recent changes to the Energy Performance...

Lisbon kicks off its year as European Green Capital

This prestigious title is awarded annually to a European city that is a leader in sustainable development, including environmental, social and economic considerations. The title includes a €350,000 prize to further bolster exceptional...

Call for papers - CLIMAMED 2020 - Lisboa

Climamed 2020 will be hosted by Ordem dos Engenheiros, and will have as its motto “Towards Climate-Neutral Mediterranean Buildings and Cities”, intending to represent a meaningful contribution to the solution of the problems posed to...

Registration and Call for Presentations for the C4E Forum 2020 are open!

The C4E Forum (Central & Eastern European Energy Efficiency Forum) is a bi-annual conference dedicated to energy efficiency in the CEE region. Launched in 2016 in Balchik, Bulgaria, and continued in 2018 in Serock,...

New electricity rules enters into force

On 1 January 2020, the Electricity Regulation EU/2019/943 entered into force. An important part of the new electricity market design, agreed under the Clean energy for all European’s package, the regulation establishes the fundamental...

Host a session at the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2020

The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), organised by the European Commission, is the biggest event dedicated to renewable energy sources and efficient energy use in Europe.   It brings together public authorities, private companies, NGOs...