Public and non-residential buildings

News

The H2020 project ExcEED publishes a new short story: ‘How to close the gap between designed and real energy consumption?

The purpose of the EU-funded ExcEED project builds on the statement that there is a lack of structured and comprehensive set of buildings data which can be used to elaborate useful information and knowledge for market players and policy...
Tool

EduFootprint app tool

Improvement of Energy & Resource Efficiency by reducing the Environmental Footprint in public school buildings, while considering the whole life cycle of education service.
The general objective of EduFootprint Project is to better manage, plan and monitor the energy consumption in public buildings in the Mediterranean area.   Specifically, EduFootprint aims to reach this aim working focused in public school...
News

Private building renovations can help achieve climate targets

Statistically, 40 percent of energy consumption and 36 percent of emissions come from buildings.   Although this has prompted energy efficiency to become one of the EU’s top priorities and led the EU to acknowledge that buildings are key...
Event

Bio-based Buildings B3 international conference

The first international conference on bio-based buildings dedicated to the public sector

The B3 Conference aims to launch an unprecedented momentum of bio-based building across local and regional authorities worldwide.   Over two days, creative and innovative initiatives of varying scales – from a building construction project...
News

Financial benefits of deep renovation could help mobilize further investment and improve market financing conditions

Topic of the month (July 2019): Financing energy efficiency in buildings Current levels of investment are insufficient to deliver on the Union's energy objectives for 2030.   Estimates suggest that around €100 billion need to be invested...
Publication

Creating an energy efficient mortgage for Europe: The supporting role of the green building sector

The report Creating an Energy Efficient Mortgage for Europe: The Supporting Role of the Green Building Sector sets out roadmap for market development with potential to transform millions of buildings across Europe.   In order to...
Link

CitizEE H2020 Project Launched: Scaling up Public Sustainable Investments via Citizen Financing Schemes

Technical information: 
-    GA Number: 847147
-    Duration: 36 months
-    Start Date: 01 May 2019
-    Estimated Project Cost: € 1,498,532.53
-    Requested EU Contribution: € 1,498,532.50
 

CitizEE is a new Coordiantion and Support Action at European level, funded under the Horizon 2020 programme. The project has been launched in May 2019, with a kick-off meeting held by WIP Renewable Energies in its facilities in Munich (...
News

Singapore's Net Zero Energy Building: A roadmap for the future?

National University of Singapore’s (NUS) School of Design and Environment (SDE) building, the SDE4, certainly stands out for its unique structure.   SDE4 is NUS's foremost net-zero building, and the first of its kind in Singapore to be...