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District Heating to boost EU energy transition states Euroheat & Power

The European Commission has just released its “Clean Energy For All Europeans” package, which includes key Energy Union legislative proposals: revisions of the Directives on Energy Efficiency (EED), Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD)...
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Energy Cities: Democracy, Decentralisation, Divestment: '3D screening' of the EU Energy Package

How “3D compatible” is the newly released, 1200-page strong “clean energy for all Europeans” package released today by the European Commission? How much does it contribute to a system shift towards more prosperity, legitimacy and ...
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EGEC gives a tepid welcome to the Clean Energy Package

The European Geothermal Energy Council gives a tepid welcome to the EU Commission’s proposals for the revision of the EU energy framework.    The European Commission unveiled the “Clean Energy Package” including, amongs other things, the...
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COGEN: Rewarding the added value of cogeneration

COGEN Europe welcomes the renewed commitment to the “energy efficiency first” principle in the European Commission’s “Clean Energy for All Europeans” package released on November, 30th. To unlock the potential of high efficiency...
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EASME de Données Moyeux

L' Agence Exécutive pour les Petites et Moyennes Entreprises (EASME) hcomme développé un outil interactif qui génère de l'information sur les programmes de financement de l'UE. Pour le moment l'application est disponible pour:...
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It is feasible to unleash the potential of Building Automation and Controls, says eu.bac

The European Building Automation and Controls Association (eu.bac), welcomes the launch of the Clean Energy EU Package adopted on November 30, 2016 by the European Commission, including, amongst other things, a new Ecodesign Working Plan...
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No more support for fossil fuels anymore?

Earlier this year, in its Heating and Cooling Strategy, the European Commission addressed thermal energy for the first time in a consistent manner. This was timely, as decarbonising Europe’s energy system is impossible without...
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Accelerating clean energy in buildings

REVHA - the Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air-conditioning associations- summarises the main items of  'Clean Energy of All Europeans' Package   The European Commission unveiled the long-awaited “Clean Energy for All...
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Towards a progressive transition to a low-carbon energy: Eurofuel position

The liquid fuel heating sector welcomes the “Energy Efficiency First” principle and calls for a fair and progressive transition to a low-carbon energy that facilitates innovation in Europe   The European Commission adopted today a major...
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Solar heat gains and daylight just as important as insulation: European Aluminum views on Energy Package

European Aluminium released its position on  the European Commission released a package of measures under the headline “Clean Energy for All Europeans – unlocking Europe's growth potential”.   Energy Performance of Buildings Directive...
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Clean Energy Package: buildings essential for energy transition

Today the European Commission unveiled the long-awaited “Clean Energy for All Europeans” Package, an extensive set of legislative proposals revising key directives for the housing sector on energy efficiency and renewables.If the European...
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'Clean Energy for All' is best delivered by energy renovation of buildings

The European Commission unveils its much awaited Winter Package, entitled ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’, including proposals for reviewing the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)....
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Winter package’s 30% binding target absolute minimum, welcomes support for Efficiency First principle, says eceee

eceee welcomes the fact that the Commission is promoting Energy Efficiency First in the Clean Energy for All Europeans package. A strong improvement in energy efficiency is necessary if the EU is to deliver on the Paris Agreement, and it...
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Solar Thermal Industry expresses lukewarm welcome to Energy Package

The European Commission released today a set of legislative measures related to the energy sector, referred to as the Winter Package. Most notably, it contains the revised Renewable Energy Directive (RED), the Energy Efficiency Directive (...
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Energy efficiency first: Bold words must become bold action

European Commission’s Energy Union underplays the potential of energy efficiency but opens door for MEPs and Member States to move the efficiency agenda forward.   Brussels, 30 November 2016 – Today, the European Commission released its...
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Energy efficiency: Time for an Energy Union closer to citizens

"More than ever, EU projects are scrutinised for their contribution to the Union’s general interest and to bringing direct and tangible benefits to citizens", says Coalition for Energy Savings   On 18 November 2016, an impressive...
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PROF/TRAC training material database

PROF/TRAC is a European project that has created a European Training and Qualification Platform on nZEB skills. It follows an interdisciplinary approach, promotes integrated design concepts and targets professionals from various sectors:...
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Responsible Architecture is a peaceful force

On the occasion of the opening of the COP 22 in Marrakech, the Architects’ Council of Europe reiterates its commitments with respect to climate change   As the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) opens in Marrakech,...
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3 priorities to tap into the energy saving potential of modern windows

The building glass façade and window industry represented by European Aluminium, EuroWindoor, ES-SO and Glass for Europe come together to call for a modernised EPBD to unleash the energy savings potential of high performing windows.  ...
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Not just Pokémon – prepare for an augmented reality deluge

26 October 2016 by Benedict O'Donnell Original article: https://horizon-magazine.eu/article/not-just-pok-mon-prepare-augmented-reality-deluge_en.html     Augmented reality took the public by storm this summer, driving 100 million gamers...