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New report by RenOnBill gives ten business model frameworks to implement on-bill schemes (OBS) in the EU

  On-bill schemes are between the most flexible and innovative solutions to facilitate the uptake of energy efficiency upgrades in residential buildings, according to new report by H2020 project RenOnBill: they can be easily adapted to...
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Active building Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) models towards smart flexible buildings

Delivering services to buildings based on an Active building Energy Performance Contracting (AEPC) model provides a new opportunity to Energy Service Companies (ESCOs and grid operators) aiming to generate new business or improve existing...
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The Step by Step Guide for public authorities to reach the nZEB standards of public buildings

Improving energy efficiency in public buildings is at the core of the EU Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD).   The eCentral project aims to support key stakeholders in the energy renovation...
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E-learning for building professionals

The building sector presents a considerable unexploited potential for cost-effective energy savings. Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) standards have become a mandatory requirement in Europe for new construction from 2020, however...
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Mapa drogowa dla wdrożenia metodyki BIM w zamówieniach publicznych

W ramach realizacji projektu” Cyfryzacja procesu budowlanego w Polsce” realizowanego przez Ministerstwo Rozwoju we współpracy z PWC i wspierany przez Komisję Europejską opracowana została „Mapa drogowa dla wdrożenia metodyki BIM w...
Copyright © 2020 Service of the Republic of Poland | Original source here | Original author: Ministry of Development, Labor and Technology | Published Date: 22/07/2020
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Uusia esimerkkejä Talotekniikkainfossa

Two draft guides have been published by TALTEKA and are open for comments until 8 January 2021. The guides relate to residential ventilation solutions that can affect pressure and heat recovery in the cold. All building professionals are...
Copyright © 2019 The Building Technology Industry and Trade Association (Talteka) | Original source here | Original author: A-insinöörit Oy 
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Poradnik „Dom bez Rachunków”

  Zadaniem niniejszego poradnika jest pomoc projektantom, architektom i instalatorom w zakresie doboru i projektowania systemu składającego się z instalacji fotowoltaicznej, pompy ciepła oraz zasobników ciepła i ciepłej wody w domach jedno...
Copyright © 2019 PORT PC | Original source here  | Original author: PORT PC | Published Date: 05/03/2019
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Tamperelainen taloyhtiö säästi vuodessa 40 000 euroa energiakuluissa

  Pirkanmaalainen taloyhtiö teki energiaremontin ja säästi vuodessa huikean summan. Osasyynä oli uusi maalämmön ja poistoilman lämmöntalteenoton hybrijärjestelmä.   Pirkanmaalaiseen As. Oy. Peltolammin Veteraanitaloon oli tulossa iso...
Copyright © 2020 STT Info | Original source here | Original author: Ari Järvinen | Published Date: 11/12/2020
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Renovation of apartment building in Vevey: Results after one year of monitoring

The ReCO2ST demonstrator building in Vevey is a 1932 apartment building that has been renovated with the ReCO2St approach, fully respecting its architectural identity while also enriching it inside and out to accommodate the selected...
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Renewable Energy Policies in a Time of Transition: Heating and Cooling

Heating and cooling accounts for almost half of global energy consumption. With most of this relying fossil fuels, however, it contributes heavily to greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. In parts of the world lacking modern energy...
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2020 Getting to Zero Buildings List

NBI's 2020 list of pioneering zero energy (ZE) projects represents the latest growth in a rapidly expanding market. ZE buildings are extremely energy efficient, with a median site EUI of only 23 kBtu/sf/yr*, and consume only as much energy...
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ePANACEA Stakeholder map

The objective of the ePANACEA stakeholder analysis is to understand who the EPC end users are, what they know about the EPC, how they use it and what interests they have regarding the EPC.   In addition, the objective is to consider other...
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Compendium of ePANACEAs Testing and Demonstration Board Meetings

ePANACEA’s methodology aims to contribute to the harmonisation of energy performance assessment and certification of buildings across the European Union, enhancing market trust and user friendliness in terms of clarity and accuracy of the...
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The economic benefits of a clean recovery - The case of energy-efficient cooling

Economic crises present an opportunity for governments to take action on climate change.   The lockdown responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a fall in emissions—global CO2 emissions are expected to be about 8% lower in 2020 than...
A short report by The Economist Intelligence Unit
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Utility energy efficiency program performance from a climate change perspective

States and utilities increasingly rely on energy efficiency programs to address climate change mitigation goals.   This report assesses two types of such energy efficiency programs: behavioral programs that offer savings for a relatively...
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BOKU Ilse Wallentin house

Klima aktiv GOLD   klimaaktiv points: 965 out of 1000   In terms of sustainability, in addition to the wooden construction, the compactness of the building with regard to energy efficiency was taken into account. The appearance is...
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Transferring global experience of “efficiency first” to the EU: New Enefirst report

“Efficiency First” (E1st) is a fundamental principle applied to policymaking, planning and investment in the energy sector, gaining visibility in European energy and climate policy.   The H2020 project enefirst will help making the E1st...
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Seven Horizon2020 projects advise EU leaders how to prepare buildings for the energy transition

The transition to a forward-looking climate neutral economy, announced in the European Green Deal, demands an action plan where public and private sector investments are channeled towards climate-friendly technologies and business models...
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Saints Pierre & Paul, new construction of 36 passive apartments in an urban setting

Nestled in the heart of a residential neighbourhood in the north of Brussels, the project closes off a fairly diverse square with a parking lot at its centre, and faces a large church and an uninteresting housing structure.   The buildings...
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On the way to a climate-neutral Europe – Contributions from the building sector to a strengthened 2030 climate target

To achieve its 2050 climate neutrality objective, the European Union must accelerate greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction in this decade. The building sector can be a central pillar of this effort and can make a significant contribution...