The Low Energy Building Database is a repository of low-energy building information created to support the planning and development of low energy new build and refurbishment with exemplary case studies. This tool was developed following the Retrofit for Future (RfF) programme launched in the UK about ten years ago, when £17m have been allocated by the government for increasing the energy efficiency of the building stock.
Post date: 21 sep 2020
As two of the worst-hit countries in Europe by the COVID-19 pandemic, helping communities recover and stimulating the economy is fundamental for a successful recovery in Italy and Spain. Looking to a forge a “green recovery” largely means enabling home renovation that is accessible to everyone. This webinar will discuss the current policy accelerating home renovation and the financing tools pushing it forward. Case studies will focus on the situation in Spain and the stimulus efforts in Italy, such as the eco-bonus scheme.
Post date: 9 sep 2020
NOvel TImber CompositEs for Energy and seismic Upgrading of Buildings
Post date: 26 aoû 2020
Sustainable solutions for affordable retrofit of domestic buildings
Post date: 25 aoû 2020
The BPIE has carried out this Study at the request of the Renovate Europe Campaign at a time when the topic of energy renovation seems to be on everyone’s lips. The request was made following the realisation that an overview of recent research on the job creation and macro-economic benefits of energy renovation in the EU has not been compiled in almost 6 years.
Post date: 31 juil 2020
HAPPEN (Holistic APproach and Platform for the deep renovation of the med residential built ENvironment) is a project that develops and rolls out the MedZEB approach: a tailored, holistic, transparent and adaptive strategy aimed to foster the market uptake of the deep energy retrofitting of the Mediterranean residential built environment.
Post date: 27 juil 2020
A refurbished and improved building stock in the EU will help pave the way for a decarbonised and clean energy system, as the building sector is one of the largest energy consumers in Europe, responsible for more than one third of the EU's emissions.
Renovation of both public and private buildings is an essential measure in this context, and has been singled out in the European Green Deal as a key initiative to drive energy efficiency in the sector and deliver on objectives.
Post date: 15 juil 2020
The European Commission has proposed a €1.85 trillion recovery plan to help the European Union exit the economic crisis resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. How some of this money will be spent will be defined in national Recovery and Resilience Plans, which national governments must prepare to access the funding. Within this context, financing building renovation is one of the smartest moves national governments could make and will respond to societal and environmental needs and urgencies.
Post date: 13 juil 2020
The strategy is a part of Estonia's national energy and climate plan, spokespeople for the government said.
Prime Minister Juri Ratas said that the state must aim to improve the living and working conditions of 80% of Estonia's residents by renovating said environments into nearly zero-energy buildings.
Post date: 13 juil 2020
This Paper sets out the initial EuroACE views in the framework of the stakeholder feedback sought by the European Commission by 8th June on its Roadmap on the Renovation Wave. A more detailed and extensive response will be published in the framework of the upcoming Public Consultation on the topic.
Post date: 2 juil 2020