Legislation, regulations, standards

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All EU countries must establish a long-term renovation strategy to support the renovation of their national building stock into a highly energy efficient and decarbonised building stock by 2050.    The requirement for EU countries to adopt a long-term renovation strategy is set out in the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (2010/31/EU), which was revised in 2018 (2018/844/EU). These strategies will form part of EU countries’ integrated national energy and climate plans (NECPs).
Post date: 17 juil 2020
Type: Lien

Last year the main focus was on improving the energy performance of buildings. Reducing the use of fossil fuels and the direct and indirect CO₂ emission of buildings caused by heating, cooling and ventilating and at the same time improving or safeguarding the indoor environmental quality.  
Post date: 16 juil 2020
Type: Actualité

Durante los días 24 y 25 de septiembre se celebrará la 12ª Conferencia Española Passivhaus en el Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel, ubicado en Cartagena, Región de Murcia.   - Online format -   Programa  
Post date: 16 juil 2020
Type: Évènement

World Green Building Week (21 – 25 September 2020) is World Green Building Council’s annual campaign that empowers us all to deliver greener buildings.   This year, we’re asking you to #ActOnClimate.  
Post date: 16 juil 2020
Type: Évènement

Considering the Covid-19 containment measures, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage.   FLEXCON is the international conference bringing together parties who share the common goal of engaging consumers in the flexible energy revolution.    Do not miss this full-day event with workshops and inclusive talks on topics including smart grids, blockchain, energy markets, demand response, transactive energy, smart homes, and more.  
Post date: 16 juil 2020
Type: Évènement

Online breakfast debate "Green Deal: Towards a carbon-neutral economy for Europe” - held in Spanish   Clara de la Torre, Deputy Director General of DG CLIMA and Nicolás González Casares, MEP from the ITRE committee will participate in the event organised by the Spanish Official Chamber of Commerce in Belgium and Luxembourg in collaboration with ZABALA  
Post date: 13 juil 2020
Type: Évènement

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: 8 juil 2020
Type: Actualité

Women Driving the Passive House Industry is the International Passive House Association’s newest interview series which aims to highlight the remarkable women working in the Passive House community. The iPHA team interviewed a handful of the many women who’ve contributed substantially to the growth of the Passive House Standard around the world. Here’s our second interview featuring Anne Vogt.
Post date: 7 juil 2020
Type: Lien

Coronavirus economic stimulus packages need to consider all facets of sustainable development, otherwise we risk creating even greater disasters for ourselves in the future.   Energy efficiency must be an integral part of any economic recovery efforts. Doing so will create jobs, reduce energy bills, stimulate SMEs, support electrification and reduce GHG emissions.  
Post date: 7 juil 2020
Type: Publication

This hard-stone elementary school is located in Mulhouse in the Alsace region (north-eastern France), near the border with Germany. It is a listed building, since it was built in XXVIII sec as a spinning factory at a time which Mulhouse had an active textile industry and became a school in 1870. It has recently been retrofitted with a project balanced between low energy consumption and heritage preservation, with the availability of a constraint budget.  
Post date: 6 juil 2020
Type: Cas