The German Federal Association of Housing and Real Estate Companies (GdW) has claimed that money and effort spent on the nation’s buildings renovations have not worked. But Andreas Rüdinger at IDDRI has looked into the evidence and concluded that the opposite is the case. CO2 emissions from the residential sector in 2018 were 37% lower than in 1990. Though final energy consumption was broadly stable, that’s because efficiency gains were offset by an increase in the residential building stock. But the calculations per square metre show a significant decline.
Post date: 29 mar 2021
The former fire station is a listed building, which was built in 1926 by architect Franz Baumgartner in the style of the architecture at the lake Wörther See. It is now used as a music school. The building is characterised by its strongly articulated gates on the main street façade. The large roof area is broken up by an enormous front gable. The building comprises two full floors, an attic, a partial basement and a turret room. The market town of Velden am Wörthersee implemented a comprehensive thermal-energetic renovation of the building.
Post date: 24 mar 2021
This webinar will explore innovative business models of European one-stop-shops as a means of increasing renovation uptake in the residential sector, and decreasing carbon emissions related to buildings.
The building sector is responsible for more than one third of the European Union’s carbon emissions, yet only 1% of buildings undergo energy efficiency renovations per year, with the deep renovation rate being at a staggering 0.2%.
Post date: 11 mar 2021
In October 2020, The European Commission published a far-reaching strategy known as the Renovation Wave. Its headline objective is to increase the energy renovation rate in the European Union to at least twice the rate it is today.
Post date: 10 mar 2021
Small and medium-sized municipalities in the region of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes are not meeting their energy saving goals due to a lack of technical and legal expertise.
The EU-funded BAPAURA project will offer a scheme to support energy efficiency investments in 115 public buildings, by developing advanced and centralised energy services for small and medium-sized municipalities.
Post date: 5 mar 2021
Old buildings in seismic-prone areas are increasingly vulnerable to earthquakes.
They are also high energy consumers due to their outdated energy designs. Existing retrofitting methods for old buildings treat structural and energy issues separately, disregarding a holistic approach.
Post date: 1 mar 2021
This deliverable provides further analysis, policy proposals and draft descriptions of tools on the seven areas that the project has identified as its priorities for the development of enhanced EPC schemes.
This document provides detailed analysis, draft policy proposals and descriptions of tools on the seven priorities identified for the development of enhanced Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) schemes:
Post date: 26 fév 2021
This webinar will feature high-level presentations on the EU and Canada’s overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, as part of their sustainable economic recovery strategies.
Session one will look at the Government of Canada’s overarching plan to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings towards its net-zero by 2050 goal and how it supports sustainable economic recovery.
Post date: 25 fév 2021
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Le 15e Salon ENERGIES + CONSTRUCTION se tiendra du 19 au 21 novembre.
Post date: 24 fév 2021
This survey is proposed in the context of the project “RINNO: An augmented intelligence-enabled stimulating framework for deep energy renovation delivering occupant-centered innovations” funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 892071.
Post date: 17 fév 2021