The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) is dedicated to improving the energy performance of buildings across Europe, and thereby helping to reduce CO2 emissions from the energy used by buildings.
BPIE is a not-for-profit think tank with a focus on independent analysis and knowledge dissemination, supporting evidence-based policy making in the field of energy performance in buildings.
Post date: 17 Abr 2020
The goal of the Perlita Project is to show a new path for low energy consumption buildings in Los Angeles and in Southern California through realistic, affordable and reproducible solutions.
The main focus was the energy efficiency. We followed the PassiveHouse standard path, which is the leading international low energy building standard with more than 85,000 buildingsaround the globe in all climate zones, to deliver ahigh level of comfort with very low energy consumption.
Post date: 29 Ago 2019
This month in RESTORE:
- 3rd RESTORE Training School 11-14 March 2019
- EU Sustainable Energy Awards
- RESTORE publication: "Sustainable Development Goals and Regenerative Sustainability in Higher Education" Authors: Giulia Sonetti, Martin Brown and Emanuele Naboni
Post date: 13 Feb 2019
ENLARGE aims to generate and disseminate knowledge on participatory governance -- with focus on sustainable energy -- through a process of dialogue and exchange involving policymakers, civil society actors and practitioners.
Post date: 20 Nov 2018
This short survey is concerned with how municipalities are managing the energy transition. It is part of a wider EU Horizon 2020 project: mPOWER - Municipal Action, Public Engagement and Routes Towards Energy Transition. While there are many innovative ideas (including remunicipalisation) that have led to more equitable, just and democratic energy policies, there is a need to replicate these local success stories and share more widely.
Post date: 27 Sep 2018
EIT Climate-KIC’ Building Technologies Accelerator (BTA), Waterweg Wonen Housing Cooperation, BIK bouw, Provincie Utrecht, TU Delft, TU Munchen, Sto Isoned, Itho Daalderop and Kingspan work together to realize a unique deep retrofit project in Vlaardingen, the Netherlands.
As a result of this pilot, 12 homes have been transformed into Zero Energy Buildings.
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
Set up in 2015, the "Central and South-Eastern European Energy Connectivity" (CESEC) initiative aims to accelerate the integration of Central and South-Eastern European gas markets and diversify gas supplies. It brings together nine EU Member States (Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia) and eight Energy Community Contracting Parties (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia and Ukraine).
Post date: 19 Jul 2018
This handbook, published by the office of Tamás Meszerics (Member of the European Parliament) via The Greens/EFA group of the European Parliament, presents various case studies and best practices on how to overcome energy poverty in Europe.
Post date: 7 Abr 2017
De una manera sostenible, segura y competitiva de Europa
En noviembre de 2016, la Comisión Europea presentó la Energía Limpia para todos los Europeos paquete, proporcionando propuestas diseñadas para mostrar que la energía limpia de transición es el crecimiento del sector en el futuro, y para mantener a la Unión Europea competitivo como el de la energía limpia de transición es el cambio de los mercados globales de energía.
Post date: 31 Mar 2017
Accompanying the document Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2012/27/EU on Energy Efficiency
Post date: 1 Dic 2016