Public and non-residential buildings

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CALL FOR ABSTRACS 11th International Conference Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities - IEECB&SC’20

The commercial (i.e. non-residential) buildings, public buildings and urban areas are the fastest growing energy consuming sectors and a key area where the CO2 reduction could be achieved in a cost-effective manner. This is mainly due to...
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BREASER project

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement N° 637186.

Breakthrough solutions for adaptable envelopes for building refurbishment BRESAER will design, develop and demonstrate an innovative, cost-effective, adaptable and industrialized envelope system for building refurbishment. This system will...
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Capturing the untapped benefits of energy renovation

As new Members of the European Parliament take their places and the European Green Deal — as promised by new European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen — takes shape, it bears repeating that the state of EU buildings holds the potential...

A growing body of research attaches figures to the value of benefits that energy efficiency measures deliver to public agencies, private entities, economies as a whole, and to individual citizens. Renovating private homes has a benefit-...
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Restaurant KOH – Barcelona, Spain

In the center of the "Poblenou" neighborhood of Barcelona, the "Koh" restaurant has been renovated, following the EnerPhit / Passivhaus protocol. "Koh" means "island" in Thai, and thus reflects the idea of ​​the owner, of creating a...
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SISMA SET TOOL

The SISMA tool is a guidance for local public authorities for better planning investments on deep renovation in public buildings, without the need of deep technical expertise and without submission of huge amounts of data.   Register here ...
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11th International Conference on Improving Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings and Smart Communities (IEECB&SC’20)

Previous editions of the IEECB&SC conference have attracted key international researchers and experts on energy efficiency in non-residential buildings and smart communities, district and cities.   The conference is mainly addressed to...
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Plans to tighten energy efficiency in buildings

The Government has launched a consultation on the introduction of a “Future Homes Standard” for England, to be operable from 2025. There are to be proposed interim measures applicable from 2020. The aim is to ensure that new build homes in...
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40 buildings in BiH to be energy-renovated with EUR 19.5 million grant

The Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) has adopted draft agreements between the German development bank KfW and relevant institutions of Republika Srpska and the Federation of BiH on a EUR 19.5 million grant for the energy...

The grant will be implemented through KfW via financing agreements to be signed by the end of 2019. The period of implementation is four years.   It is expected that approximately 40 buildings will be renovated, while about 15% of the...