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Topic   When investing in energy efficient building projects, the actual energy performance of the buildings regularly turns out to be worse than what was predicted pre-construction.   This puts investments at risk as the return on investment is lower due to higher energy costs.  
Post date: 24 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

ZERO-PLUS is a comprehensive, cost-effective approach for the design, construction and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZESs).  
Post date: 19 fév 2021
Type: Publication

Home Building Finance Ireland (HBFI) has launched a new green loan product offering a discount of up to 0.5% on loans to homebuilders for developments certified with Irish Green Building Council’s Home Performance Index certification.   
Post date: 18 fév 2021
Type: Actualité

The ePANACEA report "Common framework for a modular methodology: Inventory of smart and novel technologies" describes the process followed for the development of an inventory of smart and novel technologies which have an impact on the building energy performance.  
Post date: 18 fév 2021
Type: Publication

The report "Next Generation of EPCs and Quality Convergence across the EU: Implementation of Innovative Certification Schemes" aims to tackle current EPC challenges by proposing new features for implementation within existing schemes.   The document first summarises the state-of-the-art regarding European and international certification schemes.  
Post date: 18 fév 2021
Type: Publication

Zapraszamy do obejrzenia webinarium zorganizowanego przez Główny Urząd Nadzoru Budowlanego. Tematem szkolenia jest cyfryzacja w procesie budowlano-inwestycyjnym.   Od tego miesiąca inwestorzy będą składać wnioski w procesie budowlano-inwestycyjnym do urzędów elektronicznie.  
Post date: 18 fév 2021
Type: Actualité

Thursday 18 February Online   The 10th high-level meeting of the EU Refining Forum will take place as a webinar on 18 February 2021.   The discussion will focus on key developments and policy initiatives relevant for the refining industry, which took place during the first year of the von der Leyen Commission, as well as their implications.  
Post date: 12 fév 2021
Type: Évènement

This chapter of the Energy Efficiency 2020 report by IEA focuses on Buildings.   A complex interplay of factors will determine how the Covid-19 crisis influences energy intensity in the buildings sector in the coming years.   In the short term, three trends are visible:  
Post date: 11 fév 2021
Type: Publication

This report is the first output of the GlobalABC “adaptation” working group, launched at COP24 in Katowice.   During the Global- ABC meeting in Rabat in October 2018, the representatives of the Kingdom of Morocco and GlobalABC members expressed their mutual wish to see the challenges of climate change adaptation and the benefits of initiatives in the real-estate, building, and construction sector be put in the spotlight, as up until now they have not been given due attention.
Post date: 11 fév 2021
Type: Publication

In view of the ambitious 2050 full decarbonisation target and the need to reduce the initial and operational costs of buildings, the revival of the ‘neighbourhood’ concept is greatly endorsed in recent years.   The ZERO-PLUS project has developed a method and accompanying tools to provide an overarching solution to the barriers for the successful construction of new residential Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZES).
Post date: 11 fév 2021
Type: Évènement