Deep renovation technology packages

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On September 16, the president of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen pushed everybody's energy efficiency hopes a little further: she increased the emission reduction target from 40 to 55% in a laudable attempt to turn the European continent into the leader of the new circular economy.   Those of us who work in the energy efficiency sector are celebrating this sign of a long-term commitment; at last! What's more, the necessary resources are available to EU member countries.
Post date: 12 Ott 2020
Type: News

On 27 October 2020, the Horizon 2020 ReCo2ST project will chair a special session at the Advanced Building Skins Conference, in Bern, Switzerland.   The special session topic is “Innovative Approaches to Building Refurbishment”.  
Post date: 12 Ott 2020
Type: News

Concept:   The ultimate goal of the REFINE-project is to contribute to the supply of sufficient and attractive financing sources for investments into energy savings and related measures.   This will be achieved through enhancement and mainstreaming of refinancing schemes for energy efficiency services (EES) which are understood as important amplifier of market growth.  
Post date: 9 Ott 2020
Type: Link

Concept: Rhodoshop projects is an initiative of 6 pioneering municipalities from the Rhodope Region (Banite, Devin, Zlatograd, Nedelino, Smolyan and Chepelare) aiming to assist the local authorities in building technical, economic, legal and administrative expertise for energy efficiency measures by creation of One-stop-shop for investment projects implementation.  
Post date: 9 Ott 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   Ren-on-Bill’s overall objective is to scale up investments towards deep energy renovations (ER) of residential buildings by promoting the development and implementation of On-Bill Financing schemes, based on the cooperation between energy utilities and financial institutions.   On-Bill Financing (OBF) is a method of financing ER investments that draws on utility bills as repayment vehicle.  
Post date: 9 Ott 2020
Type: Link

The conference, organized by ASHRAE, the ASHRAE Lebanese Chapter, the Munib and Angela Masri Institute of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the American University of Beirut, will take place virtually November 5-6, 2020.  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Evento

Tue, Oct 27, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CET   One of the challenges for the financial sector is the lack of suitable strategies, processes and products for financing small-scale, tailored sustainable projects. Energy efficient retrofits of buildings is such a challenge.  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Evento

Concept:   The project has developed a training toolkit for property valuation professionals on how to factor energy efficiency and renewable energy issues into valuation practices, understand the impact of building performance and property values and advise their clients accordingly.   Empirical studies consistently show that within several markets around the globe property pricing differs between buildings with “green features” and buildings without them.
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Link

Concept and Objectives:   The project aims to set-up a shared resource platform for third-party financing companies (STF) acting as One-Stop-Shops: The Office of Renovations and Financings for Energy Efficiency (ORFEE).   ORFEE will have three main objectives:  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Link

Concept:   HANDIHEAT will focus on energy performance in rural housing and public infrastructure challenges in peripheral and arctic regions.   The overall objective of Handiheat is to develop a set of resources; implementation toolkits, decision making guides and a roadmap for the rural community housing sector. Pilots will provide visible proof and an enduring guide to what can be achieved.
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Link