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Our living environments have a tremendous impact on our health and wellbeing. Ensuring their suitability and adaptability to people’s needs and preferences – including when these needs and preferences evolve over time – is one of the most effective approaches to respond to challenges brought to us by Europe’s ageing demographics. However, a huge share of the building stock is not adapted to permit older persons to age in place. Even today’s new constructions are often not prepared to support health and wellbeing over the life course.  
Post date: 27 mar 2020
Type: Actualité

Putting EU Green Deal in Action: Upscaling sustainable home renovation with innovative financing tools Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Europeans are spending nearly 100% of their time indoors. It is time to take a closer look at the energy efficiency, comfort and health of our homes and apartment buildings.  
Post date: 26 mar 2020
Type: Évènement

Every month, Build Up works to offer informative webinars on cutting-edge topics to bring international experts closer to the public. In line with the Topic of the month, we look for current, relevant and innovative topics for users always related to efficient energy in buildings.   Next BUILD UP webinars are:  
Post date: 23 mar 2020
Type: Actualité

ENVISION has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 767180 in order to demonstrate a full and innovative renovation concept that harvests energy from ALL building surfaces, both transparent and opaque.  
Post date: 23 mar 2020
Type: Actualité

The purpose of the calculator is to build an energy pathway that hits the 80% CO2 emission reduction target at the top of the page. As you get closer to achieving this the arrow will move to the right.   The calculator models what is thought to be physically and technically possible in forty-two different sectors. It is based on scientific and engineering data and was built in collaboration with a wide range of organisations from inside and outside of government.  
Post date: 23 mar 2020
Type: Tool

Buildings are one of the main causes of the emission of greenhouse gases in the world; in Europe, for example, they are responsible for more than 30% of emissions, or about 900 million tons of CO2 per year. Heating and air conditioning are mainly responsible for greenhouse gas emissions in buildings.  
Post date: 23 mar 2020
Type: Publication

Quantification of synergies between Energy Efficiency first principle and renewable energy systems   As a response to the European Commission’s 2050 decarbonization goals, sEEnergies uniquely considers all aspects of the Energy Efficiency (EE) First Principle. By applying it in sectors and markets, country-by-country and grid-by-grid, and by combining temporal and spatial analyses, sEEnergies will develop an innovative, holistic and research-based EE-modelling approach.  
Post date: 20 mar 2020
Type: Lien

Green Integrated Structural Elements for Retrofitting and New Construction of Buildings The Need  
Post date: 20 mar 2020
Type: Lien

Municipal action, public engagement: routes to local energy ownership mPOWER will enable in-depth, wide-scale and systematic peer-to-peer learning programme between at least 100 local public authorities with a view to replicate innovative best practice in municipal energy.  
Post date: 20 mar 2020
Type: Lien

Enhancing at an Early Stage the Investment Value Chain of Energy Efficiency Projects Triple-A has a practical result-oriented approach, seeking to identify which investments can be considered as Triple-A investments, fostering sustainable growth, while also having an extremely strong capacity to meet their commitments, already from the first stages of investments generation and preselection/ pre-evaluation.  
Post date: 19 mar 2020
Type: Lien