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7 H2020 projects partner up to advise EU leaders how to prepare buildings for the energy transition

The transition to a forward-looking climate neutral economy, announced in the European Green Deal, demands an action plan where public and private sector investments are channeled towards climate-friendly technologies and business models...

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...

Milestone for first ever Passivhaus school in Powys

Author: James Pugh

Source: Shropshire Star

The construction firm has completed the main works to the Welshpool Church in Wales Primary School that meets the rigorous energy efficiency standards required for Passivhaus certification.   Constructed around a timber frame that was...

Energy Efficiency Information and Capacity Building – VEF Virtual Series

VEF Virtual Series   “Products Track”   Session 3   Energy Efficiency Information and Capacity Building   10 December 2020   VEF Virtual Series   The Vienna Energy Forum is going online ...

Improving competences of engineers and workers in the AEC industry for delivering NZEBs

Abstract: The energy performance of buildings directive requires from the European Union Member States to ensure that by 31 December 2020 all new buildings are nearly zero-energy buildings (NZEBs) and after 31 December...

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...

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...

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...