International Organizations

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UPDATE 2016.07.18: The report "Energy Transition of the EU Building Stock — Unleashing the 4th Industrial Revolution in Europe" has now been published.   UPDATE 2016.06.02: Due to circumstances beyond the control of the BUILD UP platform, the webinar to launch this report is cancelled. The organisers thank you for your interest and understanding, and regret any inconvenience caused.  
Post date: 20 Apr 2016
Type: Evento

Kalkener's new online solar simulation software allows for calculating solar thermal water heating systems (STWH) This is done by: sizing of its main components according to the monthly, weekly and daily hot water consumption profiles annual solar energy production (taking into account the solar site survey and the orientation, tilt and shading losses)  key profitability indicators, (IRR and NPV)    
Post date: 14 Mar 2016
Type: Tool

PRESS RELEASE   Solar Heating & Cooling Technology News & Trends 
Post date: 1 Mar 2016
Type: News

Housing Europe presents the contribution of Public, Cooperative and Social Housing providers to mitigate climate change.   Update: the webinar recordings and PDFs of presentations are now available here.   30th November 2015   15:00-16:30 Brussels time  14:00-15:30 London time 16:00-17:30 Athens time  
Post date: 16 Nov 2015
Type: Evento

Take part in the ongoing call for contributions to unlock the potential of energy efficiency in buildings as a global asset. Open until 2 October 2015. Note that the most recent ICP Europe Technical Forum web meeting took place on Thursday 24th September.  
Post date: 23 Set 2015
Type: News

This brief report, presents the construction sector as a sensitive one, with structural weaknesses and unfavourable or fairly bad outlook. The construction sector is growing slowly with the emerging markets rising twice as fast as the mature ones in 2014. The great differences between the countries, especially in the economies and in the housing price trends, make the estimation of the recovery and the future growth of the construction industry a complex task.  
Post date: 21 Set 2015
Type: Publication

EffiBUILDING.eu is a database of novel materials and products as well as prototypes within the area of energy efficient products & solutions for buildings. It is also an overview and benchmarking tool of the latest state of the art components and systems available on the market and the latest research results and prototypes.EffiBUILDING is for Architects and Building Technologists to be used during the design phase. The EffiBUILDING data are also applicable for building modelling tools.
Post date: 14 Set 2015
Type: Tool

This report reviews energy efficiency trends in G20 countries on the basis of a set of homogeneous energy efficiency indicators. These countries represent 80% of world energy consumption, with a rather stable share since 1990.
Post date: 31 Ago 2015
Type: Publication

On 25 June 2015, the High-Performance Building Design Professional (HBDP) certification of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), becoming the first certification from the Society to earn the recognition. 
Post date: 24 Lug 2015
Type: News

The REN21 annual Renewables Global Status Report (GSR) provides a comprehensive and timely overview of renewable energy markets, industry, investment and policy developments worldwide, thus enabling policymakers, industry, investors and civil society to make informed decisions. The report covers recent developments, current status, and key trends; by design, it does not provide analysis or forecast.
Post date: 14 Lug 2015
Type: Publication