Energy efficiency technologies and materials

Event

World Future Energy Summit 2020 + 9th EU Energy Day

The annual World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi is the leading global industry event and exhibition for future energy, cleantech and sustainability. Bringing together government and business leaders, 800 specialist exhibitors and 33,500...
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Insupanel project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement nº 768079.

Building the Green Way: Wide take-up of a versatile, proven, energy and cost efficient insulation technology   The objective of the INSUPANEL, project was born out of the demand from both society and current construction regulations to...
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Build Upon 2 project

This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 840926.

BUILD UPON2 proposes to address one of the main barriers stopping proper public management, and consequent upscaling of Deep Energy Efficiency Renovation: the lack of an adequate, widely shared Impact Framework.   Buildings are one of the...
Publication

Benchmarking of promising experiences of integrated renovation services in Europe

Prepared in the framework of the Horizon2020-funded project Turnkey Retrofit, this new report presents a wealth of experiences from one stop shops in Europe.

The report aims to identify, analyse and extract lessons learnt and guidelines from several promising home renovation services in Europe with a focus on: target group audience; offered service; relations between involved stakeholders; data...
News

New York City buildings to receive "energy efficiency grade" in 2020

New York City has introduced a bill that will rank and grade large buildings according to energy efficiency.    The Local Law 95 implemented by the New York Department of Buildings will require structures that are 25,000 square feet (2,322...
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Liquid windows and the energy-efficient buildings of tomorrow

On this episode of Futuris, we look at groundbreaking new technology that could hold the key to energy-efficient buildings of the future. We went to Sofia, Bulgaria, to find out how it works.

They look like ordinary windows but they're not. Inside each pane, there is a continuous flow of distilled water and glycol. The windows have been designed by researchers and architects working to create the energy-efficient buildings of...
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OVERVIEW | Socioeconomic and technical approaches to building stock renovation

Renovating the EU building stock Deep renovation of buildings has the potential to cut 36% of their energy consumption by 2030, while reducing the EU’s dependency on imported energy, creating growth, innovation and employment, reducing...
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BuildingGreen

BuildingGreen its a company driven to help architects, designers and other sustainability professionals make their projects greener and healthier.   Since 1985, BuildingGreen has been the trusted source on healthy and sustainable design...