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The Executive Agency for Small & Medium-sized enterprises is launching an on-line consultation regarding the future implementation of the BUILD UP Skills initiative.   Launched in 2011, the main objective of BUILD UP Skills is to increase the number of trained and qualified building professionals across Europe, to deliver building renovations offering high-energy performance as well as new Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings.  
Post date: 25 mai 2020
Type: Actualité

#4 newsletter is out!   Contents included are: Articles Rebound behaviours, nudges, competition: energy saving is a matter of mindset Nudging energy saving behaviours   News #eTEACHERatHOME: tips to save energy and money, lockdown or not How to stay energy-efficient, healthy and productive in times of lockdown How can ICT solutions contribute to the energy-behavioural change? (webinar) Last trends in energy-saving applications  
Post date: 18 mai 2020
Type: Actualité

12 energy topics under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme are now open for application. They make available EU funding of €112 million in total.   The topics relate to low carbon energy (check the link below for the full list of topics).   The projects will be selected for funding in a single-stage evaluation.  
Post date: 13 mai 2020
Type: Actualité

As recovery packages are developed at EU and national levels, local and regional authorities are urging for a systemic change, putting Climate Action at the core of the COVID 19 Recovery.   In an Open Letter published on May 5th, members of the Covenant of Mayors – Europe Board are calling upon EU decision makers to turn the current crisis into an opportunity for the acceleration of the energy transition towards climate neutrality.  
Post date: 11 mai 2020
Type: Publication

The Covid-19 pandemic has tested all aspects of our society: families and individuals in confinement, communities in collective self-isolation and local, national and international authorities struggling to manage the omnipresent effects of the crisis. Now is not the time to give up on our planet. Now is the time to unite for a more sustainable future.  
Post date: 8 mai 2020
Type: Actualité

As businesses and investors having energy efficiency and energy demand reduction at the heart of our activities, we look forward to seeing Europe’s global climate leadership translated in green measures which will lead to a sustainable recovery through stimulus packages. We strongly believe that the Renovation Wave as part of the EU Green Deal is a great opportunity to promote a European based industry, with technologies and expertise able to serve the renovation demand locally.
Post date: 8 mai 2020
Type: Publication

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Slovenia, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 6 mai 2020
Type: Publication

What can we do in our buildings to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection? Are there measures beyond complete disinfection of work spaces to facilitate re-entry?   
Post date: 6 mai 2020
Type: Actualité

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Ireland, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 5 mai 2020
Type: Publication

This is the Concerted Action (CA) EPBD country implementation report for Germany, as updated at the end of 2016.   The CA EPBD national implementation reports present in a snapshot the status and progress achieved in implementing the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), describing among other things:  
Post date: 5 mai 2020
Type: Publication