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According to the Renovation Wave Strategy, the buildings sector must contribute a 60% emission reduction to achieve the EU’s 2030 climate target. This requires a steep increase of deep renovations from currently 0.2% to 3% annually and a well-designed bundle of policies to overcome the distinct barriers of the sector.
Post date: 10 Giu 2021
Type: Publication

Kicking off a new series of high-level exchange between the US and the EU on climate and buildings, this session will give an overview of the EU and US overarching plans and investment strategies to boost energy efficient renovations in buildings, to achieve their climate goals and support a sustainable economic recovery.   
Post date: 8 Giu 2021
Type: Evento

The fourth webinar of the Canada-EU exchange, hosted on June 15th, 2021, will focus on business and finance models that enable smart use of public and private funds and deliver energy efficiency renovations for both public and commercially owned buildings.   Key questions this webinar will address include:  
Post date: 3 Giu 2021
Type: Evento

This Analytical Report is part of the European Construction Sector Observatory (ECSO) project. It aims to describe the state of play of digitalisation in the EU construction sector and identify some of its main drivers and challenges. In doing so, the report provides information,evidence and lessons learnt aiming to supporta wide range of stakeholders, including policymakers, who wish to support the integration of digital technologies in the construction sector.  
Post date: 3 Giu 2021
Type: Publication

Building logbooks are repositories for detailed building information. They act as a single point of input, access and visualisation of all the information associated with a building unit throughout its lifecycle.  
Post date: 3 Giu 2021
Type: Publication

COME RES - Community Energy for the uptake of renewables in the electricity sector. Connecting long-term visions with short-term actions – is a project under the EU’s Horizon2020 programme, aimed at facilitating the market uptake of renewable energy sources (RES) in the electricity sector. Specifically, the project focusses on advancing renewable energy communities (RECs) as per the EU’s recast Renewable Energy Directive.
Post date: 2 Giu 2021
Type: Link

Local energy communities (LECs) offer a decentralised and bottom-up approach to producing, managing and using energy. They are set to play a significant role in the energy transition, integrating multiple energy carriers such as electricity, gas, heat, cooling, hydrogen, mobility and water.  
Post date: 2 Giu 2021
Type: Link

This consultation aims to seek views from different stakeholders and citizens on the improvements to be made to the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive was announced by the Renovation Wave communication adopted on 14 October 2020. The objective of this revision is to boost renovation rates and to contribute to the achievement of the EU’s climate and energy objectives.  
Post date: 1 Giu 2021
Type: Link

Nordic Energy Efficiency Mortgages   The EU green deal and ambitious climate targets of the Nordic governments require massive private investments into energy efficiency of the Nordic building stock, electrification of heating and smart energy systems.  
Post date: 31 Mag 2021
Type: Link

Luminescent 'reactors' could enhance energy sustainability of buildings   Luminescent solar concentrators (LSCs) are a promising technology for building integrated photovoltaics. However, optical loss mechanisms such as light scattering are preventing prototype devices from achieving the theoretical energy conversion efficiencies.  
Post date: 31 Mag 2021
Type: Link