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Press Release | Renovation Wave: doubling the renovation rate to cut emissions, boost recovery and reduce energy poverty

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...

Horizon 2020 project nominated for the prestigious Zukunftspreis for innovation, using CO2 as a raw material to make plastics

Dr Christoph Gürtler, Prof Walter Leitner and Dr Berit Stange have have proven that CO2 currently emitted by industries to the atmosphere could be turned into tangible and marketable materials for future products. Researchers and industry have...

EEnvest´s Brochure and Poster are out!

We have exciting news! We have just published our latest Brochure and Poster at our webpage!   If you think that there is a need for achieving solid knowledge-based evaluation methods to perform technical/ financial due-diligence and...

Official PLURAL project kick-off

The kick-off meeting of the PLURAL project “Plug-and-use renovation with adaptable lightweight systems”, was held remotely on 12th and 13th of October 2020 and was organized by the project coordinator National Technical University...

Have your say: Designing buildings using circular economy approaches

The Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are inviting experts in the building construction value chain to take part in a survey and give their views on using circular economy principles in the design of buildings.   The...

Call for Papers - SPACE International Conference 2020 on Housing

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...

The DOMOS Project

The domOS project is 36-months research financed by the Horizon 2020 programme of the European Union (EU) aims at developing and prototyping technologies for the digitalization of existing buildings.   Digitalized...

Questionnaire - energy efficient renovation and financial instruments

Within the eCentral project, which aims to enhance the energy efficiency of public buildings by supporting public authorities to define efficient renovation measures and financial instruments, a survey on these topics has been launced in...

A sustainable buildings framework for all : Europe at the forefront of the green transition

The EU aims to lead by example on the issues of sustainability, circularity, and zero carbon emissions. Further fuelled by the health and economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis, 2020 is proving to be “the” year for Europe’s green...

Franco-German Energy Forum: Europe post-COVID-19 – political and economic agendas for the energy transition and the fight against climate change.

On November 3rd, 2020 the Franco-German Energy Forum "Europe post-COVID-19 - economic and political course-setting for energy system transformation and climate protection" will be held.   The conference will be broadcast live from the...