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ECTP Newsletter July 2019

Introduction to this issue:   This newsletter contains a selection of information dedicated to Research & Innovation for the Construction & Built Environment sector. Access all the news published on ECTP website here. You...
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BUILD UP Skills workshop at CONSTRUMAT’19

This workshop explored the nexus between the digital transition and the energy transition of the EU building stock, with a focus on the needed skills for professionals of the buildings value chain. It took place during the CONSTRUMAT’19...
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BUILD UP News Alert 2 July 2019


PARENT final conference results | Building on experience: connecting people for a sustainable urban future

The PARENT project’s final conference brought together political actors, researchers and civil society organisations concerned with energy and sustainability in Brussels on 4-5 June.     Over this two days, the conference discussed the project’s...

Webinar on ExcEED project Database: from data to information to knowledge

The H2020 ExcEED project takes the pulse of the actual energy consumed by last generation of buildings.   The project answers the need for transparency and comparability of energy performance calculations. The scope of ExcEED is to create a European...
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BUILD UP News Alert 4 June 2019


Flukso, a tool for monitoring household electricity consumption

What is Flukso? Flukso is an open source web-based community metering application. Flukso allows you to accurately monitor and reduce your household electricity consumption via this website. Do not be fooled to think that you have...

OVERVIEW | Building integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) as a viable option among renewables

In the face of the urgent need to renovate and decarbonise the existing building stock, special focus is on building skins, such as roofs and facades, to make them more efficient through innovative solutions and materials, but also to generate...

Deep retrofits: Financing needs to play a critical role

This is the fourth and final blog post in our series on recent developments in energy efficiency financing. Prior posts covered Energy Service Agreements, PACE Financing, and on-bill finance...

DRIVE 0 project: offering efficient solutions concerning energy, materials and costs, within innovative consumer-centred circular renovation processes

Under the Horizon 2020 programme call ‘Decarbonisation of the EU building stock – innovative approaches and affordable solutions changing the market for building renovation’, the European Commission looked for innovative and affordable solutions...