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TΗΕ ZERO-PLUS PROJECT VIDEO

The main concept of the ZERO-PLUS Project is now also available via an easy-to-digest interactive video! The story of NetZero Energy settlements is unwrapped step by step highlighting the importance of creating energy efficient settlements...

ΤΗΕ BUSINESS CASE BROCHURE OF THE ZERO-PLUS CONCEPT

For four consecutive years, E Co. has been involved as a Partner in the ZERO-PLUS Project, contributing to its goal: to develop and implement a collaborative management approach to the design and construction of near-zero energy efficient...

InBetween #SmartHabits Photo Contest

Which are the #SmartHabits that allow you to save energy during summer? Take part in InBetween #H2020 Project Photo Contest and win a smart prize!   Summer is at the door and so our need for cooling.   According to the EU...

Preparing the future Renovation Wave initiative – Have your say

The European Commission has today opened a public consultation on boosting the renovation of buildings across the EU. The Renovation Wave initiative is a priority under the European Green Deal and the Recovery play for the EU, aimed at...

CEN-CE NEWSLETTER June 2020 issue

Check out the June 2020 issue of CEN-CE newsletter for getting up to speed with recent and ongoing activities of CEN-CE team! EPB standards covered by CEN-CE scheme Explore synergies with CEN-CE scheme 2nd CEN-CE classroom pilot...

Call for Papers - Building Simulation 2021 Conference

Building Simulation 2021 Conference BS2021 - Creating Impact   We aim at creating impact by translating research results into practice. Bridging the gap between academics and practitioners is key. Special focus on day one...

EIT Climate-KIC supported Accelerator Cities commits to boosting the rate of UK home retrofits

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has entered a major new phase of Accelerator Cities, a project which brings together some of the most ambitious local and combined authorities and other expert stakeholders to drive action to upgrade...

José I. Hormaeche, voice of the Sustainable Industry

Mr Hormaeche, General Manager of the Basque Energy Cluster, provided Fedarene with this thought provoking interview on the role and the potential of the private sector to boost the energy transition.   José Ignacio Hormaeche has been...

Measuring circularity

A webinar organised by HOUSEFUL partner Housing Europe shed light on the many different available approaches to assess the circularity level of buildings and lead to a more sustainable housing sectorSure, circular buildings are great. But...

Interactive Webinar | Citizen Engagement in Urban Planning

Working with citizens has the potential to generate new ideas to reinvent our cities   This 90’ interactive workshop organised by LIST and R2M Solution aims at: ▶️ Discussing the importance of citizen engagement within urban planning...

iBRoad is among the year’s 3 most innovative European energy projects recognized at the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2020!

iBRoad is among the year’s 3 most innovative European energy projects recognized at the EU Sustainable Energy Awards 2020!   The H2020 funded project iBRoad stands out as an award finalist in the Innovation category introducing a new era...

Pandemic offers global impetus for sustainable construction

The construction industry seems to be comparatively unscathed by the pandemic – at least at first glance. Work has continued on many building sites. But what about the long-term situation at the global level? Should urban densification in...

Irish Green Building Council call on businesses to take bolder climate leadership by supporting net zero carbon buildings

Buildings account for more than one-third of global carbon emissions. Five years after the Paris Climate Agreement, it is high time to act. To facilitate this process, the IGBC call on Irish businesses and cities to take a leadership role...

21 new projects to support Energy Efficiency research, innovation and market uptake

These projects will further facilitate Europe’s low carbon energy transition by helping to upgrade buildings’ energy performance, enhancing the role of consumers to change the market and developing smart energy services, channeling further...

57 projects launched with Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency support

Approximately €113 million of EU grant funding has been awarded to projects under the following focus areas:   Consumers & Smart Energy Services: 10 projects receive €24 m. Innovative Financing: 11...

Green ‘Superbonus’: Joint statement on supporting the Italian plan to relaunch the building sector

EBC, FIEC and UIPI published a joint statement on 25th May 2020, expressing their support for the green “Superbonus” – a 110% tax discount for energy and anti-seismic renovations – recently proposed by the Italian government to relaunch...

Revised focus & timeline for the 2020 Roger Léron Award

In March 2020, FEDARENE launched the 2020 Roger Léron Award and its call for nominations in order to celebrate outstanding contributions to sustainable energy at local, regional and European level.   In the meantime, Europe and the other...

Call for Papers - ICPRE 2020 - Shanghai

Call for Papers   Papers describing original work are invited in any of the areas listed below. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality. Both full research reports and work-in-progress reports are...

#EUSEW2020 is going digital!

Great news for energy aficionados! The 15th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) will be held as a digital event, the first one ever since EUSEW started in 2006.   The biggest event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy...

European Green Deal call

What the call aims to do The Green Deal call will mobilise research and innovation to foster a just and sustainable societal transition aiming at ‘leaving nobody behind’. Projects are expected to deliver tangible and...