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ZERO-PLUS is a comprehensive, cost-effective approach for the design, construction and monitoring of Net Zero Energy Settlements (NZESs). The proposed approach was applied in four case studies in different climatic settings, France, UK, Italy and Cyprus.   ZERO-PLUS settlements exceed the state of art by setting performance objectives requiring improvement relative to other energy-efficient buildings.  
Post date: 17 mar 2021
Type: Actualité

The purpose of the report is to present an overview of the underlying programs and procedures that have been created and integrated in order to provide functionality to the ZERO-PLUS monitoring schema.   For the monitoring purposes of the ZERO-PLUS case studies data were collected from many monitoring devices and aggregated in the Web-GIS platform.  
Post date: 17 mar 2021
Type: Publication

The Climate Chance Observatory released the 2020 Edition of its Global Sector-based Synthesis Report of Climate Action and organized, for this occasion, its week of #ClimateChanceTalks in December 2020 to exchange and cross points of view of different non-state actors around the trends and progress assessed for the last 3 years.  
Post date: 16 mar 2021
Type: Publication

  In October 2020, The European Commission published a far-reaching strategy known as the Renovation Wave. Its headline objective is to increase the energy renovation rate in the European Union to at least twice the rate it is today.  
Post date: 10 mar 2021
Type: Publication

BRUSSELS, 10 March 2021 - A new report launched today by the Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) finds that EU Member States continue to underplay the role of the building sector in delivering a climate-neutral Europe.  
Post date: 9 mar 2021
Type: Actualité

Renovating historic buildings for a low-carbon built heritage   Universally recognised as emblems of many cities, historic buildings account for a quarter of Europe’s existing construction. Retrofitting such buildings presents many opportunities for reducing carbon emissions but can also present many challenges for preserving historic and aesthetic traits and as such, particular and specific care is vital.  
Post date: 5 mar 2021
Type: Évènement

Join U-CERT team, our guest keynote speaker, the 6 guest representatives of the Next Generation EPCertficates cluster of H2020 projects and take part in the interactive activities, led by IRI-UL, targeted at all 6 projects to try to understand what people on the ground actually think about EPCertificates and their value.  
Post date: 5 mar 2021
Type: Évènement

De nouveaux outils sont développés pour faciliter la transition du secteur de la construction vers plus de circularité. Parmi ces outils, les passeports matériaux représentent une opportunité majeure.   Ils permettent l’acquisition, le stockage et la transmission de données. Ils facilitent ainsi notamment l’entretien, la réparation, le remplacement, ou encore le réemploi ou le recyclage futur des matériaux et systèmes.  
Post date: 5 mar 2021
Type: Évènement

The reduction of energy demand in buildings through the adoption of energy efficiency policy is a key pillar of the European Union (EU) climate and energy strategy. Energy Efficiency first emerged in the EU energy policy agenda in the 1970s and was progressively transformed with shifting global and EU energy and climate policies and priorities.  
Post date: 26 fév 2021
Type: Publication

The CEN-CE project's H2020 implementation stage has recently come to an end.   Every end is a new beginning, as they say...   Stay tuned for the first commercial training and certification sessions as early as 2021.   Meanwhile, please check out the latest CEN-CE newsletter.
Post date: 26 fév 2021
Type: Actualité