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According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 1 Dec 2020
Type: News

Become now an international DGNB Consultant and position yourself in the growing market of sustainable buildings. DGNB Consultants carry out auditing work for DGNB Certificates and Pre-certificates for buildings and districts.   The training to become a DGNB Consultant entails you to work closely with the design team and the client during the design and construction process within the meaning of the DGNB Certification.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2020
Type: News

The World Green Building Council joins nine international organisations to sign a letter to COP26 President, Alok Sharma, requesting a Built Environment Day at the climate summit in November 2021.   The day at COP26 would be dedicated to the action pathways to accelerate the decarbonisation of the built environment, and it will demonstrate how business and governments are catalysing solutions to the climate crisis.  
Post date: 30 Nov 2020
Type: News

Webinar 9 – Example calculations with the set of EPB standards – (3) Whole building calculations, from components to overall primary energy ( 12h00 – 13h30 – 19th January 2021)
Post date: 30 Nov 2020
Type: Event

TOn 26th November 2020, in normal times, FEDARENE members, Roger Leron Award finalists and stakeholders of the sustainable energy field would have gathered in Brussels for the annual Roger Leron Award Ceremony.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2020
Type: News

TIn the draft Recovery and Resilience Plan of Bulgaria, EUR 882.2 million is indicated for incentives for energy refurbishment of residential buildings. The entire energy efficiency segment will be worth EUR 1.53 billion, according to Minister Petya Avramova.  
Post date: 29 Nov 2020
Type: News

“Net-Zero” and “Passive House” are certification labels for ultra-low energy buildings that use very little energy to heat and cool them.   Although the origins of the passive house date back to the 1970s, its popularity only began to spread in the past decade or so.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: News

The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.   Constructed around a timber frame that was sustainably sourced in Wales, the school has a superior level of insulation and was built to be airtight. It also has a heat recovery and ventilation system and solar panels on the roof to minimise running costs.  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: News

VEF Virtual Series   “Products Track”   Session 3   Energy Efficiency Information and Capacity Building   10 December 2020   VEF Virtual Series  
Post date: 27 Nov 2020
Type: Event

Abstract: The energy performance of buildings directive requires from the European Union Member States to ensure that by 31 December 2020 all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) and after 31 December 2018, new buildings occupied/owned by the public authorities should also have the NZEB perfor-mance.  
Post date: 26 Nov 2020
Type: Publication