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The current development in building energy efficiency towards nZEB buildings represents a number of new challenges to design and construction. One of these major challenges is the increased need for cooling in these highly insulated and airtight buildings, which is not only present in the summer period but also in the shoulder seasons and in offices even in midwinter. Resilient ventilative cooling can be an energy efficient solution to address this cooling challenge in buildings.  
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: Event

In the most comprehensive global study yet, IEA shows need for government action to ensure reliable, sustainable supplies of elements vital for EVs, power grids, wind turbines and other key technologies.  
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: News

In December 2020, a 'Buyers Group' of six cities and regions launched a Request for Tenders, inviting suppliers to submit innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions in the fields of energy and mobility, which will help cities and regions to reach carbon neutrality.  
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: News

Energy experts that advocate heating homes with hydrogen rather than turning to deep renovation and building insulation as their first port of call will make the energy transition more expensive for everyone, says Jan Rosenow from the Regulatory Assistance Project.  
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: News

There is a strong network of straw bale construction - nationally and internationally. In many European countries construction experts and those interested in sustainable building with straw are organised in national associations.   
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: News

Evidence points out that most vulnerable households face major challenges in the renovation of their homes. Lowest-income families live in most energy-inefficient homes, according to research by the Vlaams Steunpunt Wonen. This means that the cost of reaching renovation energy efficiency standards ends to be highest for those with the least.
Post date: 10 May 2021
Type: Publication

8th of June 2021, 11:00 - 12:30 CET - Join us as we explore how various European home renovation programmes deal with the management and validation of contractors and experts as well as their related works and services.  
Post date: 7 May 2021
Type: Event

Residencial Mentha is made up of 3 buildings with independent envelopes, making a total of 93 VPPL dwellings. The homes are distributed in 3 bedrooms with an average surface area of 84 m2 per home and different orientations. It is located in the eastern area of Madrid, El Cañaveral, of recent construction. The homes have terraces, garage, storage room and communal area with swimming pool.  
Post date: 7 May 2021
Type: Case

This webinar will help explore the present and consider the future of Multiple Benefits for investors and will review valuation methodologies, screening criteria and KPIs based on the experience of key market actors from the United States and Europe, with a focus on best practices and replication opportunities.   27th of May 2021, 14:40 - 16:00 CET  
Post date: 7 May 2021
Type: Event

Open Research Europe is an open access publishing platform for the publication of research stemming from Horizon 2020 funding across all subject areas. The platform makes it easy for Horizon 2020 beneficiaries to comply with the open access terms of their funding and offers researchers a publishing venue to share their results and insights rapidly and facilitate open, constructive research discussion.  
Post date: 7 May 2021
Type: Tool