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Bulgaria to use EUR 1.5 billion from EU recovery fund for energy efficiency

Author: Igor Todorović

Source: Balkan Green Energy 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...
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Timber-framed barn in the north of France

This timber-framed building is located in Saint-Samson-la-Poterie in the Oise region (northern France), over Paris, and especially in the natural region called "Pays de Bray".   It was the barn of a landlord housing of the 17th century and...
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How ‘Net-Zero’ and ‘Passive’ Houses Can Cut Carbon Emissions — And Energy Bills

“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...
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BIM2TWIN project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon H2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 958398

Concept and objectives:   BIM2TWIN aims to build a Digital Building Twin (DBT) platform for construction management that implements lean principles to reduce operational waste of all kinds, shortening schedules, reducing...
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Co-housing in the UK

The scope of the project is to promote, though architecture, the set-up of a collaborative community living in passive houses. In fact, the building has shared facilities, encouraging social contacts and individual space in a community...
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15 positions open for early-stage researchers - MSCA-ITN "RE-DWELL. Delivering affordable and sustainable housing in Europe"

  RE-DWELL (Here) will train a new generation of professionals with the transdisciplinary skills to address the urgent need of affordable and sustainable housing, a major challenge for European societies.   Applications for 15 early-stage...
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SPEEDIER organises its first virtual training event on energy efficiency management for SMEs

SPEEDIER organises its first virtual training event on energy efficiency management for SMEs   • Over two, half-day sessions, participants will be trained on the SPEEDIER Service: a new approach to selling energy...
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Passive House Canada Virtual Summit: Building for Resilience

The 2020 Passive House Canada Summit will take place December 8-10, 2020 • Online   Registration is now open.   Registration Learn More.   Program Learn More.   Sponsorship Learn More.   The exchange of knowledge is imperative in our...