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European Construction Sector Observatory - 2019 infographics on housing and sustainability

This document illustrates the state of play concerning housing factors: European housing stock, such as the average age of buildings which need renovation; urbanization rates; overcrowding rate; housing overburden rate which, between 2010...
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Eurostat - Renewable energy for heating and cooling

In 2018, renewable energy accounted for 21% of the total energy used for heating and cooling in the European Union (EU). This share has increased steadily since the beginning of the data collection in 2004, when the share was 12%....
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URBAN FUTURE Global Conference 2020 - Lisbon

The URBAN FUTURE Global Conference gathers CityChangers from all over the world – passionate people who drive change towards more sustainable cities.

3000  Attendees 400  Cities 85  Sessions 300 Speakers     The conference.   The URBAN FUTURE global conference is Europe’s largest event for sustainable...
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Switching consumers on to renewables: lessons from the ground for the Green Deal

BEUC, and the partners of the CLEAR 2.0 project, are organising a conference to present the learnings and policy recommendations of this EU funded project which helped guide consumers in adopting renewable energy technologies....

To register, click here.   CLEAR 2.0 (enabling Consumers to Learn about, Engage with and Adopt Renewable energy technologies) specifically addressed the main barriers to investing in...
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Webinar - Technologies and methodologies for Deep Energy Renovation of residential buildings

The building sector is the single largest energy consumer in the EU and it has been observed that 75% of the EU’s buildings are energy inefficient. A modernised and refurbished building stock therefore has a key role to play in the transition to...

BuildHeat in collaboration with 4RinEU and UIPI invite you to its final webinar to discover innovative approaches, lessons learned and results achieved in the retrofitting of multifamily houses at the EU level.   Register here!...
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Solving the coal puzzle. Lessons from four years of coal phase-out policy in Europe

With 15 countries that announced to phase out coal burning since 2015, this guide reflects back on a wealth of policy experience gained in the last four years.   With the feedback of 20 experts across 10 countries, nine qualities that are...
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Comprehensive study of building energy renovation activities and the uptake of nearly-zero energy buildings in the EU

Final report

Within the 2030 climate and energy framework, the European Union (EU) has committed to several key targets for 2021-2030. The overall target for 2030 is to cut the energy system greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 40% as compared to...
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Concerted Action Energy Efficiency Directive (CA EED) 2017-2019 – impact report

This report highlights the activities and most recent successes of the Concerted Action for the effective implementation of the EED across all 28 Member States, plus Norway.   As the Directive became widely understood, the CA EED evolved...