Deep renovation technology packages

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Langes Haus - Germany

This is a project involving the transformation of an old farmhouse in the foothills of the Alps: the aim was to create a sustainable and (as far as possible) self-sufficient surplus-energy building.  The Langes Haus development should also...

ECSO - Country profile: Latvia

The Latvian GDP grew by 4.8% during 2018, the highest GDP growth rate since 2010. The growth was driven by consumer spending and strong investment levels supported by EU fund inflows.   The volume index of production in the broad...

ECSO - Policy Fact Sheet Bulgaria

BUILD UP Skills EnerPro – Thematic objective 2

In Bulgaria, around 1,400 buildings are being renovated and retrofitted since 2017 according to the Bulgarian Construction Chamber (BCC) as nearly 70% of the building stock was built before 1979.   The successful improvement of building...

Sinfonia “Smart City talks” Webinar n°4 - Tools to get urban energy planning right

We would like to invite you to the forth webinar of our "Smart City talks" series.    Our “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experiences of the Sinfonia pilot cities, exploring best practices and tools for...

Using prefabrication to accelerate building renovation

Buildings can undergo deep energy renovation in a fraction of the normal time for construction, thanks to EU-funded innovations.

Two projects called BERTIM and MORE-CONNECT have demonstrated ways of retrofitting prefabricated façade and roof panels that incorporate energy efficiency improvements. This kind of offsite construction means building renovations take less...

ProGETonE project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 723747.

Proactive synergy of inteGrated Efficient Technologies on buildings’ Envelopes Nowadays, buildings in Europe are usually not prepared to face important earthquakes, except the ones built under recent building codes, just remember for...

RenoBooster project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 847029

The EU project "RenoBooster", under the lead of the City of Vienna, aims at developing new advisory and funding services for house refurbishments in Vienna.   A "One-Stop-Shop" - as it is supposed to exist in all member...

Sustainable Places 2020 latest announcements

Europe’s #1 destination for dissemination of research, collaboration, networking and the creation of market opportunities.    Join us for the 8th edition of Sustainable Places!28 - 30 October 2020 / Aix-...