European project

The Commission is in the process of updating some of the content on this website in light of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. If the site contains content that does not yet reflect the withdrawal of the United Kingdom, it is unintentional and will be addressed.

Authors: Roberta Capogrosso, Giulia David, Giulia De Aloysio, Luca Laghi, Roberto Malvezzi, Eraldo Menconi, Marco Padula, Francesca Pecchia, Francesca Picenni, José Manuel Salmeròn Lissén, Paolo Luigi Scala  
Post date: 27 Ott 2020
Type: Link

QualDeEPC has completed one-third of its duration, time to take a brief look at the (interim) results and activities of the first project year:   In October 2019, the QualDeEPC consortium representing ten institutions from eight countries held its kick-off meeting in Brussels, Belgium.  
Post date: 5 Ott 2020
Type: News

On Thursday 02 July, an online COST Connect session on the Green Deal was held. The event joined together COST Actions with expertise from the European Commission to discuss the future needs of EU research under Horizon Europe in order to make the Green Deal a success.  
Post date: 13 Lug 2020
Type: News

Horizon 2020 Energy Efficiency newsletter is out!   Here are the contents:   News:  
Post date: 1 Lug 2020
Type: News

Two projects called BERTIM and MORE-CONNECT have demonstrated ways of retrofitting prefabricated façade and roof panels that incorporate energy efficiency improvements. This kind of offsite construction means building renovations take less time on the building site, as little as a couple of days.
Post date: 17 Mar 2020
Type: News

Since 2017, the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative has been working to ensure Europe’s mortgage markets account for the energy efficiency of properties. Over 50 banks and financial institutions representing a quarter of Europe’s GDP have joined the initiative. Together, they represent over 55% of Europe’s mortgages.
Post date: 6 Feb 2020
Type: News

Through its BUILD UP Skills initiative, the EU aims to equip the next generation of construction sector workers – from on-site workers to design professionals and senior management – with the skills and knowledge needed to ensure building and renovation projects meet stringent energy-efficiency requirements.
Post date: 10 Gen 2020
Type: Publication

The EU launched the BUILD UP Skills initiative in 2011 to answer to the lack of adequate construction skills which hampers the developmennt of NZEBs and effective renovations. This initiative aimed to increase the number of qualified trade professionals by developing national qualification platforms and roadmaps, and providing training in the field of energy efficiency and renewable energy in buildings.
Post date: 10 Gen 2020
Type: News

The HARP project has launched a survey to understand what motivates customers to switch to a more efficient heating system: is it the prospect of saving money? reducing CO2 emissions? an improved indoor air quality?   Knowing this will help us develop an online application that will motivate as many individuals as possible to retrofit their heating systems, promoting the benefits and advantages that matter most.
Post date: 5 Dic 2019
Type: News

The lack of the overall understanding of the impact of energy-efficient investments has made it difficult for policymakers to integrate it into their policymaking process. There is a need to gather evidence on the benefit of energy efficiency in ecological and socio-economic terms.  
Post date: 14 Nov 2019
Type: News