Campaigning and awareness raising

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Post date: 26 Lug 2011
Type: News
Post date: 18 Lug 2011
Type: News

Over this course of time;  meetings, plenary sessions and technical sessions were organized to facilitate the comprehension of specific issues relating to one or more of the 5 CORE THEMES (CT). 1  Certification procedures 2  Inspection of boilers and air-conditioning systems 3  Specifications and training requirements for experts and inspectors 4  Methods and procedural aspects for energy performance characterisation 5  INFORMATION CAMPAIGNS
Post date: 18 Lug 2011
Type: Publication

This is the title of the most recent publication summarising the results of almost a decade of Display activity. Display has been a beacon campaign of Energy Cities. Highlights of the report include: Findings from De Montfort University proving that the average movement of the buildings that have displayed an energy poster is higher than those that have not displayed a poster and this movement is even more significant when communication campaigns are carried out.
Post date: 14 Lug 2011
Type: Publication

The portal, which was launched at Housing 2011 in Harrogate, is aimed at housing stock managers and other construction professionals, and provides users with access to an evidence base of knowledge related to the cost of a range of housing related retrofit activities and their carbon and energy savings.
Post date: 12 Lug 2011
Type: News

”Buyers are paying attention to whether a house has a B or an E energy rating, and they have seriously begun to factor energy costs into their calculations of how much they are willing to spend on a house,” said Torben Kaas, director of the Danish Construction Association. Real estate agents are seeing the same tendency. ”Location is still the most important parameter, but reasonable energy costs have overtaken both the new kitchen and new bath as the new number two consideration,” said Steen Winther Petersen, chairman for The Danish Association of Chartered Estate Agents.
Post date: 11 Lug 2011
Type: News

Post date: 11 Lug 2011
Type: News

This European Report presents a comparative analysis of the certification market background in partner countries within the Mediterranean area, outlining the best practices for every kind of activity (information, training, monitoring, results achieved, etc.) carried out in each country. It is essential to improve or, in some cases, implement the building certification process in the field, with focus on main issues, such as: • Energy auditor training and qualifications • Incentives and subsidies • Divulgation campaigns
Post date: 4 Lug 2011
Type: Publication