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Have your say for the new LIFE programme – consultation launched!

The European Commission has launched an online consultation to seek input on the future content and implementation of the LIFE programme (2021-2027). Market uptake activities currently funded under the Energy Challenge of Horizon 2020 will...

The online consultation is open until 27 April 2020.   Share your expertise and have your say on EU support for the energy transition!    LIFE will be the only EU funding programme dedicated exclusively to environment,...
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Homes4Life, the new European certification for ageing in place

The HOMES4LIFE project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 826295.

Our living environments have a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. Ensuring their suitability and adaptability to people’s needs and preferences – including when these needs and preferences evolve over time – is one of the most...
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Build Up Webinars – Join us!

Every month, Build Up works to offer informative webinars on cutting-edge topics to bring international experts closer to the public. In line with the Topic of the month, we look for current, relevant and innovative topics for users always...
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Special Issue "Energy Efficiency in Buildings: Both New and Rehabilitated"

From Journal Energies

Buildings are one of the main causes of the emission of greenhouse gases in the world; in Europe, for example, they are responsible for more than 30% of emissions, or about 900 million tons of CO2 per year. Heating and air conditioning are...
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Unconference Living Future 2020

The crisis of climate change is bearing down on the places and people we love. Committed to forward motion, our community works quickly to reverse this course even as a widening disaster looms on the horizon.   Yet – why do we still show...
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EU project HARP to develop an app helping to switch to more efficient heating systems

Background – Why the EU heating stock needs to change   Among the 126 million boilers installed in the EU, a staggering 60% are inefficient (performing as a C or lower energy class). However, people are rarely aware of the...
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The Roger Leron Award 2020 is on

FEDARENE is proud to launch the 2020 Roger Léron Award. This year marks the 6th edition of the Prize, but more importantly the 30th anniversary of its initiator, FEDARENE. Both will be celebrated during an...

Established in 2014, the Roger Léron Award celebrates outstanding individuals who have significantly contributed to the energy transition in Europe, at local or regional level. Whether they are a part of a local or...
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Proceedings - Joint workshop of the Concerted Actions for EU energy legislation

The three Concerted Actions that help countries implement EU energy legislation have published proceedings of their recent joint workshop.

The Concerted Action for the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (CA EPBD), the Concerted Action for the Renewable Energy Sources Directive (CA RES) and the Concerted Action for the Energy Efficiency Directive (CA EED) organised the...