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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.

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...


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...


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,...


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...

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.

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...

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...

European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF)

UPDATE 11 04 2013:  This link has been modified and transferred to a new BUILD UP  link.You can see this relevant updated BUILD UP item here. 
The European Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF) is an innovative public-private partnership dedicated to mitigating climate change through energy efficiency measures and the use of renewable energy in the member states of the European Union. It...

European Federation of Intelligent Energy Efficiency Services - EFIEES

EFIEES represents private companies ensuring an overall management of energy demand to end-users (Energy Efficiency Service Companies, EESCs). These companies provide operational services, running, maintaining and managing equipment on end...

Colleges that provide supplementary energy training for craftsmen

There will be a supplementary energy training course offered to craftsmen (Carpenters, Joiners, Bricklayers, Plumbers and Electricians) in the following six countries;  Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Spain and the Uk. This course was...
Colleges from six different countries offer Energy Training courses.

Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto

Nordic Climate Festival @ Aalto is held at the Aalto University Otaniemi campus in Espoo, Finland. Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto is a 4-day event on finding and promoting best available Nordic initiatives towards sustainable communities...
Nordic Climate Festival @Aalto is a 4-day event finding and promoting best available Nordic initiatives towards sustainable communities.

IUSES - Intelligent Use of Energy at school

Project training materials include: 3 student´s handbooks on energy efficiency in buildings, transport and industry 1 teacher´s guidebook power point slides for teachers multimedia animations instructions for creating and using a low...
All TRAINING MATERIALS of the IEE project IUSES are freely available on this website. Moreover, the project web site includes information for teachers and educational authorities wishing to introduce energy education at school....

PATRES web site - Public Administration Training and Coaching on Renewable Energy Systems

- project implementation - database of available training materials - database of best practices - PATRES training programme   
The web site displays information about the IEE project PATRES - Public Administration Training and Coaching on Renewable Energy Systems and related products. This is an ongoing project since contents are added as the project develops.

Institute for Building Efficiency

The Institute for Building Efficiency is a new initiative of Johnson Controls providing information and analysis of technologies, policies, and practices for efficient, high performance buildings and smart energy systems around the world....

Bringing Retrofit Innovation to Application in Public Buildings

In the beginning, this will be realised by the exemplary retrofit of 9 demonstration public buildings in the four participating European regions (North, Central, South, East). By choosing public buildings of different types such as...
The BRITA in PuBs proposal on Eco-buildings aims at increasing the market penetration of innovative and effective retrofit solutions to improve energy efficiency and implement renewables, with moderate additional costs.

The Buildings Performance Institute Europe - BPIE

The Buildings Performance Institute Europe (BPIE) is dedicated to improving the energy performance of buildings across Europe, and thereby helping to reduce CO2 emissions from the energy used by buildings. BPIE acts both as an...

Integrated Energy Design in Public Buildings (INTEND)

INTEND (INTegrated ENergy Design in public buildings) is a project supported by Intelligent Energy Europe which was completed in 31/12/2009 and had a duration of 36 months. The main objective of INTEND was to promote Integrated Energy...

Data from over 100 000 homes in the "Residential diagnostics database"

The Energy Performance of Building group is collecting residential data from diagnostics tests to characterize the energy use and indoor air quality of the U.S. housing stock. The goal is to compile a national database that contains...

Weatherization and Energy Program evaluation (USA)

Activities include evaluations of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) and State Energy Program (SEP), technical support for the Weatherization Assistant energy audit tool (NEAT and MHEA), and...