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A vártnál jóval több hazai lakóépületben végeztek energiahatékonysági felújítást az elmúlt öt évben, de ezek a beruházások jellemzően részlegesek voltak, energetikai tervezés nélkül történtek, valószínűleg ezért nem eredményeztek említésre méltó energiamegtakarítást –   mondta a Magyar Energiahatékonysági Intézet (MEHI) igazgatója.  
Post date: 27 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

The EXCESS project has set out to demonstrate how nearly-zero energy buildings can be successfully transformed into positive energy buildings (PEBs) in four different European Climatic Zones (Nordic, Continental, Mediterranean, and Coastal).  
Post date: 27 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

The concept of the circular economy promotes a more efficient use of resources and the reduction of waste.   The construction sector is one of the most resource and waste intensive economic activities, generating 30% of all waste in the EU.  
Post date: 27 jan 2021
Type: Publication

RE-DWELL  will train a new generation of professionals with the transdisciplinary skills to address the urgent need of affordable and sustainable housing, a major challenge for European societies.   Applications for 6 early-stage researcher positions are now open until February 19 2021.  
Post date: 27 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

SmartEn brought out this paper with the aim to set out its position on the need to quantify the Demand Side Flexibility of a building as a component of the local energy system’s carbon footprint.   In this paper, smartEn outlines the benefits of a building energy performance quantification metric that incorporates DSF and recommends an ideal format of expressing the Actual Performance Metric.
Post date: 26 jan 2021
Type: Publication

Taking care of many measures simultaneously in energy investments is difficult, but bundling can make it easier. It enables one to combine many small measures into one package, which can increase the profitability of an investment and make it look more attractive to potential investors.   One of various ways of approaching bundling is combining Total Concept Method (TCM) and Total Tool, which can help illustrate the economic profitability of individual measures.
Post date: 19 jan 2021
Type: Tool

An important goal of public policy to stimulate transition to a sustainable energy system is to improve energy efficiency –a target clearly set out in Sustainable Development Goal 7.   Indeed, improving energy efficiency is one of the most cost-effective options for meeting growing energy demand, ensuring more rational use of energy, securing economic well-being and improved quality of life, and contributing to a better environment and to energy security in most countries.  
Post date: 19 jan 2021
Type: Publication

Concept:   Vulnerable communities are severely affected by natural disasters. A model for the estimation of the impact of disasters and for planning mitigation policies is essential.   The EU-funded MulHaRes project will develop a decision model to support multi-hazard resistance of residential buildings to floods and landslides provoked by heavy rainfalls.  
Post date: 19 jan 2021
Type: Lien

Concept and objectives:   5G is envisioned to be the first global technology standard that will address the variety of future use cases of the energy sector, by ensuring that both the radio and core network performance requirements can be met in terms of end-to-end latency, reliability and availability.  
Post date: 18 jan 2021
Type: Lien

For the first time ever the EAE Award 2021 ceremony will be included in the program of the 5th European ETICS Forum, scheduled for 16th September 2021 in Prague/CZ.   The new award aims to honour amazing examples of energy-efficient projects from across Europe using External Thermal Insulation Composite Systems (ETICS).  
Post date: 14 jan 2021
Type: Actualité