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URBACT programme

URBACT has four missions: Coordination of exchanges: URBACT projects encompass primarily cities, but also other local authorities, as well as universities and research institutions. It uses proven methodologies to coordinate exchanges...
URBACT is a European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development and is part of Europe’s cohesion policy. It enables numerous European cities to work together in projects to share and capitalise on experience....
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PromoSCene project database: Promoting the use of Structural Funds and Cohesion Funds for energy investments in New Member States and Candidate Countries

The database contains the following information:Information on projects financed through Structural and Cohesions Funds: more than 70 energy-related projects can be found which have been financed through Structural and Cohesion Funds in...
This database has been developed in the framework of the IEE funded project "Promoting the use of Structural and Cohesion Funds for energy investments in New Member States and Candidate Countries" (PromoSCene) in order to facilitate a know...
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“Romania Green Building Professional” ( RoGBC)- Certification & Training program

The program requires ten courses; eight of which are required and two can be chosen from a selection of courses by the professional. The program is designed specifically to ensure cross-training between different disciplines as more...
The Romania Green Building Council (RoGBC) has initiated a certification and training program to provide greater certainty of the abilities of professionals working in construction and related industries toward a sustainable built...
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The Energy Performance of Buildings group (EPB) USA

The EPB's Research Areas:HVAC System TechnologiesIndoor Air Quality Ventilation & InfiltrationIndividual & Organizational BehaviorResidential Retrofits & Whole House Energy Solutions ArchivesThe context of the EPB´s work is the...
The EPB works on problems associated with whole-building integration involving modeling, measurement, design, and operation. Most of its tasks focus on the movement of air and associated penalties involving distribution of pollutants,...
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Best Practices - REQUEST IEE

The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case...
The “review and research” phase of the REQUEST programme aimed to identify best practices across Europe for increasing the uptake of EPC recommendations and promoting an integrated supply chain for low-carbonrenovation. In total, 95 case...
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Non-Domestic Energy Performance Certificate Register

This website operated on behalf of the UK Government allows one in England and Wales to find an energy assessor to undertake one of the following certificates and reports : Energy Performance Certificate (EPC), Recommendation Report (RR),...
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The European Citizen´s Climate Cup

The competition was launched in April 2011 ( during the European Sustainable Energy Week) for households across Europe encouraging them to compete either against each other at a national level or as part of a team at a European level....
This is a household competition between different countries/regions to reduce CO2.
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iSERV - Inspection of HVAC systems through continuous monitoring and benchmarking

General information about the project Legal background (EPBD Recast) Information about participation in the monitoring activities Download of project documents and information on news and events Forums for discussion of related topics
iERV is an IEE project that will explore the opportunity of improving the energy performance of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems in the buildings of Europe through the use of automated meter data collection....
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Combined Heat and Power Focus

CHP Focus is an initiative of the UK Departement of Energy and Climate Change to support the development of combined heat and power. The website offers for free comprehensive information on all aspects of cogeneration.
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COGEN Europe

COGEN Europe is the European association for the promotion of cogeneration. Cogeneration or Combined Heat and Power (CHP) is the most efficient way to deliver heating, cooling and electricity. To achieve this goal, we are working at the EU...
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REN21 Renewables Interactive Map

The REN21 Renewables Interactive Map is a research tool for tracking the development of renewable energy worldwide.  The Map offers a streamlined method for gathering and sharing information on economic development and policy frameworks in...
REN21’s Renewables Interactive Map - a streamlined tool for gathering and sharing information online about developments related to renewable energy.
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REN21

REN21 is the global renewable energy policy network that provides a forum for international leadership on renewable energy. Its goal is to bolster policy development for the rapid expansion of renewable energies in developing...
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Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM)

The Clean Energy Ministerial is a high-level global forum to promote policies and programmes that advance clean energy technology, to share lessons learned and best practices, and to encourage the transition to a global clean energy...
The Clean Energy Ministerial is a global forum accelerating the transition to clean energy technologies.
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Empire State Building - Sustainability & Energy Efficiency

This web page, about the retrofit actions adopted in the famous Empire State Building in New York, presents information, documents, figures and video contributions. It may be beneficial to others taking on their own retrofit projects and...
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EURONET 50/50

The school has an incentive to save energy getting more money for its activities, the facility managers (eg. city councils) have less energy costs and overall there are less CO2 emissions released to the planet.
The official website of EURONET 50/50. This is a project supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe that aims at saving energy at schools around Europe. At least 50 schools are involved using the 50/50 methodology already tested in...
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Construction21

This new platform will offer various useful topics to building practitioners such as;  news, thematic communities and a database of the most innovative building or refurbishment projects. A prototype website is already running in French...
Construction21 is multi-specialist portal dedicated to European green building professionals. Supported par Europe (IEE programme) and partner of BuildUp, the website is on line in 7 European languages from March 2012 : French, English,...
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E2B ASSOCIATION

The overall vision of the Energy Efficient Buildings European Initiative (E2B EI) is to deliver, implement and optimise building and district concepts that have the technical, economic and societal potential to drastically decrease energy...
This is a Europe wide industry driven research and demonstration programme for energy efficient buildings and districts, with the ambitious vision that all European buildings will be designed, built or renovated to high energy efficiency...
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Examples of energy training for craftsmen

In order for craftsmen to build energy efficient they need to know some basics like airtightness, solar collectors etc. the short video clips give a short presentation into the these topics.
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UK Zero Carbon Hub

The UK Government has set out an ambitious timetable for the progressive tightening of building regulations (Part L) in 2010 and 2013, with the aim of achieving zero carbon new homes by 2016. This will be supported by the Code for...
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ATTMA - Air Tightness Testing and Measurement Association

The Air Tightness Testing & Measurement Association is a company limited by guarantee, owned and operated by its members. It is also a Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG)-appointed operator of a “Competent Persons...