Interested participants in the REHVA COVID-19 COURSE, can now enroll and learn how to resume activities, safely operate buildings and specifically use densely occupied indoor spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Post date: 30 Oct 2020
A newly gathered consortium made up of 14 partners from 9 EU countries with strong expertise in construction, engineering & the most advanced relevant tech, is proud to announce the launch of the new H2020 project Ashvin - assistants for healthy, safe, and productive virtual construction design, operation & maintenance using a Digital Twin.
What is to be achieved?
Post date: 27 Oct 2020
The EU launched applications for its Innovation Fund, one of the largest funding programmes for
Post date: 8 Oct 2020
HP4ALL is led by the Limerick Institute of Technology and formed by six other partners from five different countries
HP4ALL has received almost €1 million funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme
Post date: 29 Sep 2020
This report assesses the compliance of the 14 available LTRS (as published on the website of the European Commission on 8 September 2020) against the provisions in Article 2a of the amended 2018 EnergyPerformance of Buildings Directive1 (EPBD).
Post date: 25 Sep 2020
New report from BPIE – the Buildings Performance Institute Europe - highlights that more than half of EU Member States are six months late to submit their national Long-Term Renovation Strategies (LTRS), a key element of Europe’s strategy to decarbonise the building stock. Of those submitted only one is fully compliant with EU legislation.
Post date: 25 Sep 2020
Europe is known for its valuable built environment, which includes many historic homes and beautiful buildings. But peel back this façade and you’ll find that many are grossly inefficient. In fact, Europe’s buildings consume 40% of all the energy used across the continent and, in doing so, are responsible for 36% of all CO2 emissions.
Post date: 28 Aug 2020
Although local power generation by renewable sources is increasing, it has not yet had a real impact on radical decarbonisation of the energy sector, Changes need to be made by unlocking the potential of the prosumer. This project proposes a community-based Virtual Power Plant (cVPP), a novel model that can help organise & significantly boost renewable energy production & distribution at a local level.
Taking the VPP a step further
Post date: 17 Jul 2020
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 first interview featuring Ann-Marie Fallon.
Post date: 7 Jul 2020
[Report] International experiences with Efficiency First
Post date: 1 Jul 2020