Financing, socio-economics

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Consumers are willing and ready to play their part in the green housing transition, but they will need guidance and support along the way, writes Monique Goyens. Goyens is director general of BEUC, the European consumer organisation.   Europe’s building stock currently accounts for 36% of European greenhouse gas emissions. Addressing this will mean future-proofing our homes by thoroughly renovating them. But the complexity and expense of doing so is holding many people back.  
Post date: 4 May 2021
Type: Vijesti

The U.S. Department of Energy's next Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit will take place May 17-20, 2021. This virtual, no-cost event will feature engaging and interactive sessions, as well as opportunities for attendees to network with their fellow industry peers and experts.   Register and check out the latest agenda and session details below.  
Post date: 30 Apr 2021
Type: Događanje

mar., 11 mai 2021 09:00 – 12:00 CEST Ajouter au calendrier   Le Plan de relance permettra-t-il à la France de rattraper son retard sur l’efficacité énergétique des bâtiments publics ?  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Događanje

UIPI conducted an online survey to assess European property owners’ capacity and willingness to renovate their homes. By approaching how the sector and households are adapting and making their properties more climate friendly, and how the Covid-19 has affected their objectives, we can now draw a more accurate picture of where property owners stand regarding renovation.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

Want to know how financing can drive a clean energy future? Join us for the 13th Energy Efficiency Finance Forum (EEFF) — the premier conference for industry leaders like you — to explore the vital role that financing will play in cutting-edge initiatives and major opportunities to finance projects that save energy, reduce costs, and create jobs.  
Post date: 29 Apr 2021
Type: Događanje

The Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy – Europe, H2020 projects C-Track 50 and PentaHelix are joining forces for a unique joint event series for local/regional public authorities and their stakeholders, entitled “GET READY FOR 2050”.
Post date: 22 Apr 2021
Type: Događanje

Date(s) - 28/04/2021 - 26/05/20211:00 pm - 2:00 pm   Discover innovative building materials and systems for creating quality, healthy, efficient buildings. This series showcases a range of solutions from IGBC members that can contribute to building a greener future. Covering areas including wood solutions, envelopes, interiors, renovation and circularity, this webinar series explores the carbon and energy saving potential of a range of solutions.   SOLUTIONS FROM TIMBER – Wednesday 1pm – 28/04/21
Post date: 22 Apr 2021
Type: Događanje

Invitation to a virtual presentation that will highlight the European
Post date: 21 Apr 2021
Type: Događanje

Accessible, easy and sufficient funding is key to speed up renovations in the EU. The EU Renovation Wave strategy, published in 2020, estimates the additional investment to double current renovation rates at around €90 billion per year. Public capital can cover some of the additional financing, but private capital must also be mobilised. This is where innovative financing schemes become essential.  
Post date: 21 Apr 2021
Type: Publication

Europe’s buildings have the potential to play a key role in our future energy systems. Making them more efficient reduces the need for expensive power plant capacity, defers the costly upgrading of network infrastructure, and enables this infrastructure to be used with more flexibility. The fact that energy efficiency is not adequately compensated for these benefits (SENSEI, 2020) acts as a barrier to its deployment. It deprives it of valuable funding and means that we all pay more to ensure the adequacy, reliability and security of our energy systems.
Post date: 20 Apr 2021
Type: Publication