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Webinar on RELaTED project: Integration of Industrial Waste Heat in District Heating

What’s new in District Heating Systems (DHs)? DHs have traditionally been designed to be operated with central energy production facilities and a variety of distributed consumption locations (dwellings, tertiary buildings, etc). In...

Thank you for participating in the Webinar on Long-Term Renovation Strategies

The countdown to transpose the revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) has started!   Member States have until March 2020 to translate into national law all the new requirements from the EU energy efficiency...

FACE | Façades Architecture Construction Engineering (4th edition)

April – November 2020 | Applications are now open!   EURAC research offers a training course aimed at increasing the know-how of companies and freelance professionals operating in the field of complex technological...

Climate change: Significant drop in EU emissions in 2018 but further effort needed to reach 2030 target

The EEA report ‘Trends and projections in Europe 2019 — Tracking progress towards Europe’s climate and energy targets’ presents analysis of the EU progress towards the 2020 and 2030 targets for climate and energy. The analysis is based on...

World Energy Outlook 2019 highlights deep disparities in the global energy system

Deep disparities define today’s energy world. The dissonance between well-supplied oil markets and growing geopolitical tensions and uncertainties. The gap between the ever-higher amounts of greenhouse gas emissions being produced and the...

Zero carbon standard launched for Irish homes

Besides energy efficiency, the new zero carbon standard also considers the upfront carbon emissions associated with the construction of the homes. It also encourages home builders to actually measure how the homes perform after they are...

New energy audit tool for companies to meet EU Energy Efficiency Directive

The legislation requires all large enterprises based in the European Union - with at least 250 employees, or annual revenues over €50 million and an annual balance sheet of over €43 million - to comply with the national energy audit...

RESTORE Industry Workshop WG4

This Call is also available here in German, in English and in Italian. The event will be in Italian and English, with the possibility of asking questions in German.   WHY RE-THINKING TECHNOLOGIES   Proper technology...

How can local and national governments accelerate energy retrofitting in condominiums?

According to Eurostat 2017, 42% of the European population currently live in flats (condominiums, multi-owned properties, tenements, social housing, etc.). Retrofitting condominiums (tenements and flatted buildings) is highly strategic for...

Prioritising investments in energy efficiency

The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy...