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CO2 emissions increased to 9.95 GtCO2 in 2019. The sector accounts for 38% of all energy-related CO2 emissions when adding building construction industry emissions. Direct building CO2 emissions need to halve by 2030 to get on track for net zero carbon building stock by 2050. Governments must prioritize low-carbon buildings in pandemic stimulus packages and updated climate pledges.
Post date: 2 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

The Institute of Zero Energy Buildings published an enlightening report about energy poverty.   This report analyses energy poverty, unravels its strong link with energy transition and provides recommendations to tackle this issue.   In this report, you will find :   
Post date: 2 jan 2021
Type: Publication

The 3rd newsletter of EEnvest project is out!   The contents included in the issue are the following:
Post date: 2 jan 2021
Type: Actualité

How does the building certification process work? Why should buildings be certified? These are just some of the questions that the new series “iPHA Q&A with PHI” answered. Once a month, the iPHA Team sits together with experts from different departments at the Passive House Institute to hear about the work they do, what they offer and how you can make the most of those offerings.
Post date: 23 déc 2020
Type: Lien

The Passive House Standard offers a proven implementation of the nZEB with over 25 years of experience. It can be applied to any climate. Design tools, training and quality assurance are available to help ensure reliable performance –thus avoiding any “performance gaps”. The standard is public and available for anyone to use free of charge. This blog post details the important contribution the Passive House Standard makes to achieving nZEBs.
Post date: 23 déc 2020
Type: Lien

  iPHA Q&A Session with PHI: Professional Certification and Training with Susanne Winkel: Thursday, 28 Jan 2021, 8:00 PM CET   Join the team from the International Passive House Association for their iPHA Q&A with PHI series.  
Post date: 23 déc 2020
Type: Évènement

Buildings account for 40% of the EU’s energy consumption and 36% of its greenhouse gas emissions. The EU knows that improving their energy efficiency is vital for achieving its 2050 climate targets under the European Green Deal.    And its recent EU Renovation Wave Strategy, which aims to double renovation rates over the next ten years, will also ensure that these renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.  
Post date: 22 déc 2020
Type: Actualité

A project pipeline of over 30 buildings has been developed by the project of which five have been fully renovated. Like many other Eastern European countries, Latvia has a significant stock of multi-family buildings that were built between 1954 and the late 1980s, never fully renovated and bear huge energy saving potentials.   
Post date: 22 déc 2020
Type: Actualité

Tuesday, January 19th, 2021 10:00-11:15 CET   Air infiltration in buildings has multiple consequences on energy use and indoor environmental quality. Therefore, in the last 10 years many countries have introduced requirements for building airtightness in their EP-regulation.   Those requirements often prescribe that a test is performed by a qualified tester and that every test performed is recorded in a database.   
Post date: 21 déc 2020
Type: Évènement

Reaching energy and climate goals requires involving building users, to let them understand what energy savings can be achieved thanks to changes in their behavior.   Green lease contracts (GLCs) offer a model providing a structural platform for cooperation between building owners and tenants.  
Post date: 21 déc 2020
Type: Tool