Deep renovation technology packages

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European City Facility launches first call to support sustainable energy investment concepts

Municipalities and local authorities are at the frontline of Europe’s energy transition, but often struggle to mobilise the financial resources required for sustainable energy investments.   Funded under Horizon 2020, the new European City...
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Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon future - Innovative business models and price based service contracts

OVERVIEW   Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) has existed for a number of years, but in many European Countries it is still not commonly used. What kind of business model innovations will drive uptake of service and...
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ENVISION H2020 Project Latest Achievements

ENVISION has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 767180 in order to demonstrate a full and innovative renovation concept that harvests energy from ALL building...
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Langes Haus - Germany

This is a project involving the transformation of an old farmhouse in the foothills of the Alps: the aim was to create a sustainable and (as far as possible) self-sufficient surplus-energy building.  The Langes Haus development should also...
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ECSO - Country profile: Latvia

The Latvian GDP grew by 4.8% during 2018, the highest GDP growth rate since 2010. The growth was driven by consumer spending and strong investment levels supported by EU fund inflows.   The volume index of production in the broad...
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ECSO - Policy Fact Sheet Bulgaria

BUILD UP Skills EnerPro – Thematic objective 2

In Bulgaria, around 1,400 buildings are being renovated and retrofitted since 2017 according to the Bulgarian Construction Chamber (BCC) as nearly 70% of the building stock was built before 1979.   The successful improvement of building...
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Sinfonia “Smart City talks” Webinar n°4 - Tools to get urban energy planning right

We would like to invite you to the forth webinar of our "Smart City talks" series.    Our “Smart City talks” is a series of 6 webinars that will share the experiences of the Sinfonia pilot cities, exploring best practices and tools for...
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Using prefabrication to accelerate building renovation

Buildings can undergo deep energy renovation in a fraction of the normal time for construction, thanks to EU-funded innovations.

Two projects called BERTIM and MORE-CONNECT have demonstrated ways of retrofitting prefabricated façade and roof panels that incorporate energy efficiency improvements. This kind of offsite construction means building renovations take less...