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STEP-2-SPORT Final Event: Nearly Zero Energy Sport Buildings

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Final Meeting of Step2Sport: Project presentation, NZEB policies and impact of the building sector


The STEP-2-SPORT project will hold its final meeting on 21 February 2017 in Brussels, Belgium, at the Delegation of the Government of Catalonia to the European Union. The event aims to highlight the project’s outcomes and present all the latest policies and trends on Nearly Zero Energy Buildings.

STEP-2-SPORT Final Event will look into how sport facilities can reach the nearly zero energy concepts, showcasing energy improvement measures implemented as well as providing useful tools and recommendations developed within the project to support the energy renovation of sport buildings. The event will offer an opportunity for sport owners, sport facility managers, representatives of public authorities, policy makers, facilitators, energy efficiency professionals as well as other interested stakeholders to actively exchange and share their views on how to support the energy refurbishment of existing sport buildings.




EU policies in the field of Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB)
Sport sector & Nearly Zero Energy Buildings
Project presentation: General overview & video, Roadmap, Benchmarking Tool, Lessons learnt and policy recommendations
Presentation of a pilot project (Poland)
Presentation of a twin project (neZEH project)
Point of view of the European ESCO sector
Impact of the building sector in global emissions with special reference to sport buildings
EU Environmental policies beyond 2020




The STEP-2-SPORT project aims to support the refurbishment of the existing sport buildings through step by step renovation towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (NZEB), contributing to the EU energy objectives. The project covers the field Integrated Initiatives, focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy use in buildings. Sport facilities can account for up to 10% of annual energy consumption of the building sector.


Please see relevant BUILD UP publication here.



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