energy refurbishment / renovation / retrofitting

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This study, commissioned and supervised by the European Commission’s (EC) Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER), provides technical support to investigate the feasibility of introducing optional building renovation passports (BRPs) in the EU.  In particular, pursuant to Article 19a of the EPBD, this study evaluates the relevance, feasibility and potential impact of BRPs. This work is carried out in close consultation with stakeholders and in collaboration with leading experts, including IFEU and the Shift Project.
Post date: 1 Apr 2020
Type: Publication

The decision-making process is one of the biggest challenges for deep renovation: difficulty to reach an agreement between parts, lack of sufficient financing schemes, and no clear vision of expected results, just to mention a few issues. Plug and play options help to overcome some of these concerns, as they usually enable a significant revalorisation of the property through a cost-effective and fast deep retrofitting.  
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: News

Putting EU Green Deal in Action: Upscaling sustainable home renovation with innovative financing tools Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Europeans are spending nearly 100% of their time indoors. It is time to take a closer look at the energy efficiency, comfort and health of our homes and apartment buildings.  
Post date: 26 Mar 2020
Type: Evento

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 urban energy planning, strategies for citizen engagement and the policy framework. All of it, aspiring to create a sustainable future for citizens and enterprises through the knowledge transfer from experienced actors.  
Post date: 18 Mar 2020
Type: Evento

Registration: Registrations will re-open soon on this page. Thank you for your understanding.   The residential sector remains one of the most energy intensive sectors. If national and local authorities want to achieve their ambitious energy and climate targets, they have to pro-actively support citizens in launching retrofits.  
Post date: 10 Mar 2020
Type: Evento

Holistic AProach and Platform for the deep renovation of the med residential built ENvironment
Post date: 10 Mar 2020
Type: Link

Municipalities and regions have a key role to play in the energy retrofit of condominiums. Many of them are already addressing the residential sector as part of their climate policies, but they are still often unaware of the specific challenges and needs of condominiums. Find out about the strategies and tools developed by two European projects, ACE-Retrofitting and INNOVATE, to better address condominiums.  
Post date: 10 Mar 2020
Type: Evento

This guidance was developed under the framework of the project Our Buildings funded by the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) of the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety (BMU).  
Post date: 5 Mar 2020
Type: Publication

Against the background of climate change and increasing environmental awareness, new build construction is booming in some regions, while others face the challenge of retrofitting whole districts. In short: there has never been a better time to future-proof our building stock. The recent 23rd annual International Passive House Conference in Gaobeidian, China not only highlighted the international applicability of the Passive House standard, but also the enormous opportunity it presents to reduce CO2 emissions in the building sector.  
Post date: 26 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

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 urban energy planning, strategies for citizen engagement and the policy framework. All of it, aspiring to create a sustainable future for citizens and enterprises through the knowledge transfer from experienced actors.  
Post date: 20 Feb 2020
Type: Evento