The Intelligent Energy Europe (IEE) funded project Collaboration for Housing Nearly Zero-Energy Renovation (COHERENO), aimed to strengthen collaboration of enterprises in innovative business schemes for realising Nearly Zero-Energy Building (NZEB) renovations in single family owner occupied houses. The project focused on eliminating barriers for collaboration, providing enterprises with guidance on how to collaborate and on developing services for the different customer segments.
Major outputs of the project included:
Post date: 27 Giu 2017
The EU funded BUILDINTEREST Project (Improving the attractiveness of investments in energy efficiency and sustainability in buildings) aims to structurally reduce uncertainty and increase trust in investments in sustainable energy in buildings. This is achieved mainly through reinforcing the trust of investors in sustainable energy and energy efficiency projects, and by reinforcement of the links and creation of a structural, long-term dialogue between public policies, investors and innovative companies.
The project will:
Post date: 20 Giu 2017
The EU-funded ADAPTIWALL project (Multi-functional light-weight WALL panel based on ADAPTive Insulation and nanomaterials for energy efficient buildings) focuses on developing a multifunctional and climate adaptive lightweight prefab panel suitable for cost-efficient, rapid and energy efficient retrofitting of facades and eventually also suitable for roofing, inner walls or entirely new buildings.
The novel panel consists of 3 elements:
Post date: 20 Giu 2017
One of the key decisions taken by the European Commission regarding the Energy policy in the June infringement package in a letter of formal notice and a reasoned opinion:
Post date: 14 Giu 2017
Thursday 27 April 2017
This webinar focuses on solutions and strategies for quality (and data) management in new buildings, focusing in particular on the Building Commissioning Process (Cx).
Post date: 5 Giu 2017
During the National Congress of Sanitary Technologies on Monday, June 19th, a wide selection of current sanitation subjects will be discussed. One of these subjects is Reducing pressure fluctuations at the inlet of shower mixers. It is known that undesired variation in water temperature is uncomfortable and, by a fright reaction, can even be dangerous. By adapting the design of the tap water system we could solve temperature fluctuations in the shower.
Post date: 29 Mag 2017
The pressure is on for countries to honour their climate change commitments. But, with one of the world´s heavyweights in economy´s president threatening to tear up the Paris agreement and another quitting the EU - the question is, where does this leave the green energy sector?
Step in crowdfunding, which aims to capitalise.
Post date: 25 Mag 2017
This interactive web-tool, released in the framework of the EU project RENEW SCHOOL was launched to guide decision makers to well-informed decisions for school buildings and renovation options The main decisions to make include:
Post date: 15 Mag 2017
The agenda for the 10th BUILD UP Skills EU exchange meeting, which is set to take place on 30-31 May in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), is now available here.
Post date: 5 Mag 2017
Building airtightness: a critical review of testing, reporting and quality schemes in 10 countries
Post date: 27 Apr 2017