Local/regional/national authorities and facilitators

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The EPBD and its revisions in 2010 and 2018 strengthened the provisions related to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) by setting out that the Member States have to provide information to owners and tenants on the purpose and objectives of EPCs, energy efficiency measures and supporting financial instruments through accessible and transparent advisory tools.  
Post date: 16 nov 2020
Type: Publication

Conducting energy audits and implementing energy management systems can be a source of multiple benefits for companies if they tap into the wide potential deriving from their recommendations: reduced operating costs, increased productivity, improved working environment and much more.  
Post date: 16 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

Around 50 million households in the European Union are estimated to be living in energy poverty – or energy vulnerability, unable to afford the energy needed to adequately heat or cool their homes. This is caused by a combination of factors including high energy costs, low household incomes and energy inefficient buildings, and can have severe impacts on health and wellbeing.  
Post date: 16 nov 2020
Type: Actualité

The Efficient Buildings Community has just developed a new set of recommendations for European and National decision-makers.   The eight recommendations are grounded in the experience of the Mediterranean local authorities and they aim to bring the lessons learned in the discussion about the next generation of energy policies: the European Green Deal, issued by the Commission last December, and the recovery plans in response to Covid-19, currently underway in each Member State.   
Post date: 16 nov 2020
Type: Publication

The AIVC board decided in their last (online) meeting of September 2020 to start a project to collect, discuss and disseminate information about COVID-19 in relation to ventilation and airtightness.   A working group was created to define and carry out the project, with the title ‘Ventilation, airtightness and COVID-19’.   
Post date: 13 nov 2020
Type: Publication

In the framework of the innovative COOL DH project, a new LTDH-grid is built in the district in Høje-Taastrup, Denmark. Nowadays, the standard and old district heating systems are replaced by low-temperature district heating (LTDH) or ultra-low-temperature district heating (ULTDH) networks, where the supply temperature will be respectively between 50-60°C in LTDH and below 50°C in ULTDH.  
Post date: 13 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

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Post date: 13 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

Would you like to know how the casting of EnDurCrete elements looks like? Watch the video which guides you through the process!   The casting took place at the TesiSystem - Soluzioni Prefabbricate facility.  
Post date: 11 nov 2020
Type: Lien

According to recent estimates, the construction sector accounts for 40% of the energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions in Europe. Decarbonising the building stock has therefore become one of the strategic priorities of the European Union and is among the main pillars of the European Green Deal.  
Post date: 10 nov 2020
Type: Évènement

iBRoad project final conference   Step by step, measure by measure   Building Renovation Passports – delivering the renovation wave for our buildings   24 November 2020, 9:30-13:00 CET, online   Click here to register.  
Post date: 10 nov 2020
Type: Évènement