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Improving Local Energy and climate policy through quality management and certification
Post date: 17 Apr 2020
Type: Link

Due to the current situation, please check the latest status of the event at the organisers’ webpage. Join in and increase your chances to go international and to find your next international partner.  
Post date: 2 Apr 2020
Type: Evento

The Enefirst consortium has launched its first publication, which defines the principle of Efficiency First (E1st) in a way to make it operational. The 2.5-year project, funded under the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for Research and Innovation, seeks to provide decision makers in Europe with concrete policy recommendations based on quantitative analysis and best practice mapping.
Post date: 30 Mar 2020
Type: News

Municipal action, public engagement: routes to local energy ownership mPOWER will enable in-depth, wide-scale and systematic peer-to-peer learning programme between at least 100 local public authorities with a view to replicate innovative best practice in municipal energy.  
Post date: 20 Mar 2020
Type: Link

This document illustrates the state of play concerning housing factors: European housing stock, such as the average age of buildings which need renovation; urbanization rates; overcrowding rate; housing overburden rate which, between 2010 and 2017, fell in 17 Member States.  
Post date: 14 Feb 2020
Type: Publication

Children are spending more and more time inside buildings and the indoor air quality can affect their health. In fact, air pollution has been linked to serious health conditions, such as cancer, asthma and cardiovascular diseases.   The indoor air quality changes according to the building, the occupants, and the type of activities taking place inside. The main way people are exposed is by inhaling pollutants, but they can also be ingested or absorbed through the skin. This set of complex factors include:  
Post date: 31 Gen 2020
Type: Publication

Objective  
Post date: 4 Dic 2019
Type: Link

What are the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED)? The clean energy transition is taking on a new dynamic in Europe and worldwide. "Energy efficiency first" and "global leadership in renewables" are at the centre of this transformation process. This requires strong policies, competitive businesses, technology innovation, investments and the involvement of the citizens. By addressing these topics and more, the annual World Sustainable Energy Days attract over 660 participants from over 50 countries each year.  
Post date: 25 Nov 2019
Type: Evento

During the European Week of Regions and Cities, the first three Smart Cities and Communities projects GrowSmarter, Remourban and Triangulum, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme, hosted the session “From dream to reality: sharing experiences from leading European Smart Cities” at which more than 150 parti
Post date: 9 Ott 2019
Type: News

While we enter a transition in the European framework for energy efficiency, ex-post impact evaluations can bring facts and figures about current achievements towards the 2020 targets, and useful feedback to improve policies in view of the 2030 targets.  
Post date: 24 Set 2019
Type: Evento