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  By joining the scheme, the two banks will adopt standards which are currently being tested as part of an EU-backed pilot programme involving banks and financial institutions representing a combined lending power of over €3 trillion, equal to around 20% of the EU’s GDP. The pilot scheme aims at trialling new criteria for energy efficiency mortgages for homebuyers. The proposed standards will provide lenders with the critical information they need to understand how energy use and efficiency improvements impact on mortgage risks.
Post date: 24 Set 2018
Type: News

  The cut-off date to apply for the 2018 Investment Round is October 4, InnoEnergy said. The investments range from EUR 100,000 to EUR 5 million. The Investment Round targets SMEs with proven technology concepts that will transform the future of energy in Europe. Since launching the Round in 2011, InnoEnergy has invested EUR 190 million in projects spanning eight technology areas across Europe – resulting in EUR 3 billion of forecast sales.
Post date: 24 Set 2018
Type: News

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is providing a loan of up to 600 million dinars (around 5.1 million euros) to UniCredit, the second-largest bank in Serbia, to enhance its financing of the green economy. The loan is part of the EBRD’s 85 million-euro Green Economy Financing Facility for the Western Balkans, implemented in partnership with the Secretariat of the Energy Community. The initiative is designed to help local households, housing associations and service providers invest in energy efficiency measures and renewable energy projects.
Post date: 12 Set 2018
Type: News

As of 1 September 2018 energy intensive and inefficient halogen lightbulbs will no longer be sold across the European Union. As a result of these rules, European consumers will be able to save on their household bills and, by addressing this at EU level, this will mean significant EU-wide energy savings – equivalent to the electricity consumption of Portugal over 5 years.
Post date: 5 Set 2018
Type: News

The main objective of BuildUp Web portal is to reap the benefits of Europe's collective intelligence on energy reduction in buildings for all relevant audiences, bringing together new practitioners and professional associations, motivating them to exchange best working practices and knowledge and to transfer tools and resources.  
Post date: 5 Set 2018
Type: News

This Webinar, organised by Eurac research and in collaboration with the BUILD UP team, is focused on teaching you all about deep renovation and prefabricated solutions and the H2020 project 4RinEU.  
Post date: 4 Set 2018
Type: News

On 25 June, in collaboration with BUILD UP, the Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) organised a webinar to invite architects to engage with piloting the Level(s) scheme. The event was moderated by Dr. Judit Kimpian, Chair of the ACE Sustainability Work Group and organised as part of a project supported by the Creative Europe programme. Speakers discussed the aims, applicability, case studies and benefits of the Level(s) scheme and outlined ways of participating in the testing phase.  
Post date: 9 Ago 2018
Type: Publication

Shell Ventures, YES!Delft and Rockstart believe a meaningful energy transition can only be made with breakthrough innovation and integrated technologies that are effective, scalable and profitable. That is why the New Energy Challenge 2018 calls for start-ups that can truly help shape successful energy transitions together with us with innovative yet realistic propositions. The sooner the better!
Post date: 19 Lug 2018
Type: News

Greenbuild Europe, Human X Nature is the flagship event for sustainability professionals: Greenbuild Europe is the premier annual conference for European green building professionals. Attendees worldwide across a variety of industries—including architecture, engineering and design—participate in Greenbuild Europe to share best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative strategies to advance healthy, high-performance buildings.
Post date: 13 Lug 2018
Type: News