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Understanding end-user perspectives is crucial for the development and roll-out of new features for energy performance certificates (EPCs).   Without a full insight into what end- users want and need for the next generation of EPCs it will be difficult to make effective use of these new features.  
Post date: 23 Ott 2020
Type: Publication

Call for Papers - Abstract Submission Deadline : 9 November 2020   SPACE Studies of Planning and Architecture invites researchers, policymakers and social partners to share their knowledge from their fields of expertise according to the topics of the Conference.   TOPICS  
Post date: 21 Ott 2020
Type: News

Introduction: the MedZEB approach The development of the retrofitting market is a significant challenge throughout Europe. This challenge faces particular conditions in the Mediterranean region due e.g. to its environmental and climatic factors, to the structure of the ownership and of the built stock, to social and economic factors, and to the consequences of economic crisis, which struck European Med countries with a higher impact than the other countries in Europe.
Post date: 21 Ott 2020
Type: News

Climate change, environmental and health impacts on housing affordability   #Housing2030 | Online | 10th November 2020   Online, 10 November 2020   Save the date  
Post date: 19 Ott 2020
Type: Evento

Local authorities must find money to support the renovation of social housing.   SEI Forums, a European Commission initiative, is hosting a webinar on   Channelling Investments to the Renovation of Social Housing in Europe   Friday 23 October 2020  
Post date: 15 Ott 2020
Type: Evento

Darmstadt, Germany. This year the final applause was shared in the chat window: the participants expressed their appreciation for the 24th International Passive House Conference, which was held asan online event for the first time on account of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past three weeks,more than 800 participants around the world tuned in and listened to the lectures on energy efficient construction and retrofit solutions from their own screens.  
Post date: 15 Ott 2020
Type: News

The European Commission has published its Renovation Wave Strategy to improve the energy performance of buildings. The Commission aims to at least double renovation rates in the next ten years and make sure renovations lead to higher energy and resource efficiency.   This will enhance the quality of life for people living in and using the buildings, reduce Europe's greenhouse gas emissions, foster digitalisation and improve the reuse and recycling of materials.
Post date: 15 Ott 2020
Type: News

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

Concept:   Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) is a form of ‘creative financing’ for capital improvement which allows funding energy upgrades from cost reductions.  
Post date: 9 Ott 2020
Type: Link

Green Homes going Mainstream SMARTER Finance for Families - H2020 Project   Webinar  
Post date: 8 Ott 2020
Type: Evento