Energy policies and regulatory framework


Together in MED - Mediterranean Energy Debate

Report from the annual conference of the Efficient Buildings Community.

On October 10th, the MED - Mediterranean Energy Debate took place in Brussels, in the premises of Brussels-Capital Region during the European Week of Regions and Cities. Members of the Efficient Buildings Community, public authorities and...

ZERO-PLUS newsletter #12 October 2019

The 12th edition of the ZERO-PLUS newsletter has been released!   Enjoy your reading here.

WorldGBC receives an award for leading industry change

Mohammad Asfour, Head MENA Regional Network was in Barcelona to receive an award on behalf of WorldGBC at the newly launched Mediterranean Real Estate Forum international conference. The focus of the conference was the importance of the...

The European Commission at Ecomondo 2019: EU Programmes for your circular ideas.

23rd edition  |  5-8 November 2019  |  Italy - Rimini Expo Centre

Once again the European Commission will take part in Ecomondo, the annual trade fair for the green and circular economy. The expo will take place in Rimini, Italy from 5 to 8 November 2019. It will...

The European Union, Iceland and Norway agree to deepen their cooperation in climate action

Climate change is a global threat and demands global action: the more countries join forces, the bigger the chances we can master this major challenge of our generation. The European Union, Iceland and Norway today agreed to extend their...

Procredit Bank Macedonia secures EUR 1 million to finance energy efficiency in households

Procredit Bank Macedonia has secured a EUR 1 million loan from the EBRD for financing energy efficiency improvements of residential buildings, in order to help homeowners reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improve the quality of life.

Procredit Bank Macedonia will on-lend funds to local households, housing associations and service providers planning to invest in energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, the EBRD said on its website.   Possible investments will...

An Integrated Energy and Environmental Audit Process for Historic Buildings

The valorization and sustainable management of historic centers is a topic relevant to the cultural identity and heritage of European cities. A rational strategy to preserve the centers must consider both energy and environmental...

1st Nordic Conference on Zero Emission and Plus Energy Buildings

The conference presents state-of-the art research and practical solutions that pave the way towards a low carbon built environment, with a focus on Nordic countries.

The Challenge It is now widely known that the construction sector has a key role in contributing to the mitigation of global greenhouse gas emissions. In Europe, the construction and use of buildings are responsible for 42% of our final...