The Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings.
The results will contribute to defining circular economy policies that could be implemented as part of the EU’s Circular Economy Action Plan.
Post date: 22 Oct 2020
Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in order to understand the level of knowledge of these instruments from public administrations (e.g. owners) and from practitioners.
Post date: 20 Oct 2020
Green Homes going Mainstream
SMARTER Finance for Families - H2020 Project
Post date: 16 Oct 2020
FACE (Façade Architecture, Construction and Engineering) course provides insights into the contemporary market and value chain of the façade industry, enabling technical designers and consultants to manage complex projects both at organizational and technical level.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OPENING EVENT:
• Outstanding case studies
Post date: 16 Oct 2020
The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.
This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Oct 2020
October will see the start of the first LEED Lab in Spain, the leading course on sustainable construction developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) in accordance with LEED certification requirements.
The course’s first edition in Spain is organised by everis Group, which was officially approved by the USGBC to offer this programme with support from the Green Building Factory.
Post date: 12 Oct 2020
Ren-on-Bill’s overall objective is to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations (ER) of residential buildings by promoting the development and implementation of On-Bill Financing schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions.
On-Bill Financing (OBF) is a method of financing ER investments that draws on utility bills as repayment vehicle.
Post date: 9 Oct 2020
HANDIHEAT will focus on energy performance in rural housing and public infrastructure challenges in peripheral and arctic regions.
The overall objective of Handiheat is to develop a set of resources; implementation toolkits, decision making guides and a roadmap for the rural community housing sector. Pilots will provide visible proof and an enduring guide to what can be achieved.
Post date: 8 Oct 2020
The NUDGE project has been conceived to unleash the potential of behavioral interventions for long-lasting energy efficiency behavior changes, paving the way to the generalized use of such interventions as a worthy addition to the policy-making toolbox.
Post date: 7 Oct 2020
TOMORROW's Energy Transition learning relay - Kick off workshop
The 22 October 2020 from 09:00 until 18:00
Post date: 6 Oct 2020