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Concept   The energy and seismic upgrading of Europe’s building stock can be costly and disruptive for occupants. Nevertheless, is necessary, since most buildings are energy-intensive, earthquake-prone and over 50 years old.  
Post date: 23 Ott 2020
Type: Link

Europe’s building stock is both unique and heterogeneous in its expression of the cultural diversity and history of our continent. But not surprisingly, it is also old and changes very slowly. More than 220 million building units, representing 85% of the EU’s building stock, were built before 2001. 85-95% of the buildings that exist today will still be standing in 2050.  
Post date: 22 Ott 2020
Type: Publication

To reduce emissions by at least 55% in 2030 and build the foundations for a climate neutral Europe by 2050, the Renovation Wave aims to renovate 35 million inefficient buildings by 2030.   85-95% of buildings in the EU are expected to still be standing in 2050. Renovating them is essential to reducing emissions and energy use.  
Post date: 22 Ott 2020
Type: Publication

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.   This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Ott 2020
Type: News

27 October 2020 | 10:00-11:00 (CET) – Turboden:   Decarbonisation of Heat and Power   Register HERE   Thermal comfort is the biggest source of carbon emissions, the fossil fuel gases that contribute to climate change and decarbonising heat and power is key to meet the targets for cutting carbon emission by 2050.  
Post date: 9 Ott 2020
Type: Evento

An increasing number of utility and non-utility corporates are aiming to meet part, or all, of their energy demand through renewable energy (RE) sources. Several options exist, but many are exposed to price risk due to market fluctuations and changing regulations across the EU.   
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: News

As part of the Institute of International Finance's new line of sustainability-themed research, it is launching a series of short “back-to-basics” notes, aiming to bring some clarity to the complex ecosystem of climate data, risk assessment methodologies, taxonomy and reporting.   Sustainable Finance is an increasingly important matter since the Paris Agreement in 2015. Because it influences all sectors, it is a great opportunity to face the challenges of tomorrow. However, it is still a complex ecosystem.  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Publication

The IPCC Special Report released in late 2018, highlighted the urgency of minimising global temperature rise to 1.5°C and emphasised the need for systems transitions that can be enabled by investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation, policy and acceleration of technological innovation and behavioural changes (IPCC; 2018).  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Publication

The IPCC Special Report released in late 2018, highlighted the urgency of minimising global temperature rise to 1.5°C and emphasised the need for systems transitions that can be enabled by investments in climate change mitigation and adaptation, policy and acceleration of technological innovation and behavioural changes (IPCC; 2018).  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Publication

Fine words renovate no building. But President Ursula von der Leyen’s State of the Union speech was a political knockout. The bottom line: the European Union cannot meet 55% by 2030 emissions reduction target without at least doubling building renovation rates. That is why the green recovery needs to start at home, literally.  
Post date: 6 Ott 2020
Type: News