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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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European City Facility launches first call to support sustainable energy investment concepts

Municipalities and local authorities are at the frontline of Europe’s energy transition, but often struggle to mobilise the financial resources required for sustainable energy investments.   Funded under Horizon 2020, the new European City...
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Webinar | Putting EU Green Deal in Action

This webinar will take place on the 21st of April, from 12.00 to 13.30. 

Register here.

Putting EU Green Deal in Action: Upscaling sustainable home renovation with innovative financing tools Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Europeans are spending nearly 100% of their time indoors. It is time to take a closer look...
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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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Public procurement of energy-efficient works, supplies and services

Support provided to projects under the Intelligent Energy Europe II programme and Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency

This report aims to provide an insight in the results achieved by projects supporting the uptake of public procurement of energy-efficient works, supplies and services, under the Intelligent Energy Europe II programme and the Horizon 2020...
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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...
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ECSO - Country profile: France

The volume index of production in the narrow construction sector increased marginally, by 2.3% over the 2015-2018 period. The production in building construction increased slightly by 1.1%, while civil engineering construction experienced...
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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...