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BSRIA submitted evidence to DCLG on the level of airtightness compliance in England and Wales

Manifesto: associações europeias apelam ao uso das bombas de calor

http://www.epeeglobal.org/epeedocs/internet/docs/EPEE_Heat_Pump_Manifest...

Deutschland: Vorreiter für klimaneutrale Neubauten und Sanierungen gesucht

Bewerbungen sind bis zum 30. Juni 2011 unter www.zukunft-haus.info/effizienzhausplus möglich. Unterstützt wird das dena-Projekt durch die KfW Bankengruppe und das Bundesministerium für Verkehr, Bau und Stadtentwicklung BMVBS. „Bauherren...

ESTEC 2011 - Registration now open - early bird rate until 24 June

ESTEC 2011: 20-21 October 2011 in Marseille, France The 5th European Solar Thermal Energy Conference – ESTEC 2011 – is expected to attract over 500 participants in Marseille, the City of the Sun! This definitive event...

Renovate Europe Campaign: Open letter to EU Energy Commissioner and Energy Ministers of EU Member States.

Swedish building equipped with energy saving glass wins Green Building Award 2011

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Towards a voluntary common European Union certification scheme for non-residential buildings?

This paper presents not only recommendations on what should contain a European voluntary energy certificate but also communication campaigns that drive the improvements in building energy performance. Via this paper, Display Participants...

ICT for energy and water efficiency in social housing: ICE-WISH pilot project started.

The focus of the project is to design, integrate and pilot an innovative solution for social housing, using mature and interactive ICT, to enable sustained reductions of energy and water consumption of at least 15% below...

73 organizations and institutions call on a reliable further promoting of energy-efficient construction and renovation in Germany

Link to the statement from the 73 German organizations and institutions

Announcement and call for papers for joint 32nd AIVC - 1st TightVent conference

Contributions are invited in the areas of research, development, application and market implementation of ventilation and infiltration. Preference will be given to abstracts focusing on one of the following topics: Energy and IAQ...

How can ICT contribute to social housing energy performance?

Develop advanced ICT-based services, empowering tenants to control their resource consumption by providing awareness to tenants of their resource consumption with the use of in-home displays, alerts, SMS, internet portals. Installation of...

Display / Towards Class A Award 2011 and the winner is ?!

The First Prize was a giant energy certificate to be displayed in the public building of winner’s choice, to follow the footsteps of the previous award winners Brasov and Ivanic-Grad. And few more words for the end… This was the 5th...

Launching of TightVent Europe - the Building and Ductwork Airtightness platform

London Mayor gives go ahead for £116.5 million energy efficiency programmes

The full press release can be found at  http://www.london.gov.uk/media/press_releases_mayoral/mayor-confirms-go-ahead-energy-efficiency-programmes-create-green-colla See for additional information also:http://www.energyefficiencynews.com...

POWER HOUSE meeting between AVS-FEDERCASA – financing energy efficiency’s problems discussed

On the 22nd and 23rd of  March was held the latest POWER HOUSE meeting between the Spanish and Italian public housing federations (AVS and Federcasa). The meeting, aimed at reviewing the financial sources for energy refurbishment, was...

The new Concerted Action Book "Implementing the EPBD - Featuring Country Reports 2010" has been launched

The book contains extended summaries of the main outcomes of each of the 5 CoreThemes (Certification, Inspections, Training, Procedures and Information Campaigns), as well as the status of implementation of the EPB Directive, per...

Information Session on the BUILD UP Skills initiative - Presentations are now available online

With BUILD UP Skills, the European Sustainable Building Workforce Initiative, the Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) programme is offering funding opportunities to unite forces and increase the number of qualified workers in Europe's...

Active House Alliance -The General Assembly

The Alliance is established to support the development of the Active House vision of buildings that create healthier and more comfortable lives for their occupants without a negative impact on the climate. The main objectives of the...

Belgium US Embassy goes Green

The Alliance to Save Energy and the U.S. State Department-affiliated League of Green Embassies today unveil a 111,000 Euros energy-efficiency makeover at the 230-year-old, 16,096.96-square-foot/1,496-square-meter Brussels residence of U.S...